Social Justice Week at Sierra College October 8-11
ROCKLIN - It's no secret college campuses have long been center of creative thought and passionate discussion when it comes to social justice and social change. Sierra College's Rocklin campus will be just such a hub when it hosts the sixth Social Justice Week October 8-11th. The events are open to the public and free of charge.
Topics include war and peace, poverty, rape and sexual assault, voter education, Title IX, reproductive justice, global refugee crisis, sex trafficking, activism, and more. Speakers, discussions, films and student projects will bring the topics to life. Other events will include faculty presentations, student poetry slams and special guest speaker, U.S. Army Colonel Anne Wright (ret.).
"Social Justice Week will tackle some of the critical issues of our time and empower our students to take action," said Megan Seely, Sierra College Professor of Sociology and Women's Studies. "This week is dedicated to understanding the global community to which we all belong and the role we play in creating a just world."
Events begin at 9:00 am and run through the evening daily. View the calendar of scheduled events at http://scsocialjusticeday.wetpaint.com/ . Directions and maps to the campus can also be found on this website. There is a $3 parking fee on campus. Parking permits can be purchased at dispensers located throughout the parking lot. Call 916-660-8068 for additional information.
Pet Care | Real Estate | Restaurants | Tech | View All | * Add/Upgrade Business
Placer County News HeadlinesRecovery Happens Event in Auburn September 23Auburn, CA- This annual event celebrates people recovering from substance use or mental health concerns, highlighting their success stories
New Social Host Ordinance in AuburnAUBURN, Calif. - The Auburn City Council unanimously passed a civil social host ordinance during their city council meeting.
Versatile Hyundai Ioniq: Has EV and Hybrid modeRoseville, CA - Anyone interested in purchasing the all-new 2017 Hyundai Ioniq better be proficient at decision making
Roseville Gas Price Hikes Slow Heading into AutumnRoseville, CA- Coming off recent upticks in prices, Roseville area residents have seen prices remain relatively stable this past week.
WJU Baseball adds experience and leadership to staffROCKLIN, Calif. - William Jessup head baseball coach Jake McKinley is pleased to introduce the new coaching staff for the Warriors, bringing years of experience and leadership
Roseville Club to Host Tennis Sectional ChampionshipRoseville, CA - The United States Tennis Association (USTA) Northern California Adult 55+ Tennis Sectional Championship will be arriving on Sept. 21-24
Our Most Vulnerable Residents: Expanding Medical Care & HousingThe Placer County Board of Supervisors recently approved two new components of the Whole Person Care pilot program: a medical respite unit that will provide interim care for at-risk clients leaving the hospital, along with a new agreement to purchase housing units
Animal Services Center Open House September 23Auburn, CA - Auburn, CA - The Animal Services Center in Auburn will be opening its doors Sept. 23 to welcome the public for a behind-the-scenes look at its programs and facility
Sierra Pregnancy & Health Expands OfferingsRoseville, CA) - Sierra Pregnancy & Health (SPH) recently announced plans to expand their health clinic by 1,500 square feet to better serve the needs
Where Does William Jessup University Rank?The U.S. News & World Report 2018 college rankings are out. Where does Rocklin based William Jessup rank?
Placer Community Foundation Awards $33,000 in Grants to Serve Local YouthLincoln, CA - Eight local nonprofits that provide valuable services for youth recently received grants from the Giving Circle at Placer Community Foundation
Julie Teel joins Raley's Board of Directors West Sacramento, CA --- Raley's Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Julie Teel as a new Director, effective immediately.
NEWS: In Case You Missed It