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CDSC: Public Events


Resources for Rev. Lawson's Public Lecture Series

Reverend Lawson has suggested a list of resources that might be helpful for people to further their own reading, or understanding of the issues he will be addressing in the public lectures.

Please click the link below for a list of his suggested resources.

Rev. Lawson Resources

CDSC Curricular Resources on Nonviolence

We have compiled a list of resources on Nonviolent political organizing and nonviolence within various traditions.

Please click the link below for a list of these resources.

CDSC Resources on Nonviolence

CDSC - Working Bibliography

A working list of resources organized by various topics like social justice pedagogy, economic in/justice, globalization, culture and social justice.

Please click the link below for a list of these resources.

CDSC - Working Bibliography


CDSC Public Events - Spring 2015

Fall 2015: Survive & Thrive!

September 17, 3-5 p.m. Colleagues Room. Unconscious Bias in the Workplace. Unconscious Bias flier pic

September 24, 11:00-2:00 p.m. Thousand Oaks Room, USU. Addressing Campus Violence. Ellen Bravowill present on the topic of sexual violence on campus, male privilege and beltway politics from her book, "Again and Again." ellen bravo flier

October 8th, 8-10 p.m. Santa Susana Hall. Vocal ARTillery. Local community poets and performing artists share their art and their expressive selves.

October 15th, 12 p.m. USU. Tall Paul. ReMixing Sovereignty. USU

tall paul


November 4th, 4-6:45 p.m. Location TBA. Black Lives Matter Symposium and Workshop.

Click this link for the full line up of CDSC Fall 2015 Events.

All events are free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.

CDSC Fall 2015 calendar


Calendar of CDSC Events






November 18, 2:00-3:15 p.m. Cypress Hall 158. Music Recital Hall.

Performance by the critically acclaimed queer xicana artist ADELINA ANTHONY

Adelina Anthony close up




October 9. 8-11 p.m. Santa Susana Hall.

Vocal Artillery. Open Mic.

flier for vocal artilery open mic








October 13, 2014. The CSUN Townhall Gathering: Taking a Stand for Social Justice. Location TBA. 4:00-6:45 p.m.

flier announcing townhall


October 16 and 17, 2014. Aromstam Library, Manzanita Hall.




top of poster for Two Women talking

Discover the meaning of gender, violence, and tradition through your own personal storytelling





March 26, 2014. 4:00-6:45p.m. Oviatt Library, Jack & Florence Presentation Room, CSUN.

Screening Docutmentary: When Will the Punishment End?

Featuring Guest Speakers Susan Burton and Kim Carter

All events are free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.



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March 12th, 2014. 4:00-7:15 p.m. USU. Grand Salon, CSUN.

Creative Expression for Health, Healing and Social Justice.

Featuring MC's and Performance Artists'

Climing PoeTree


All events are free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.

A Talk With Reverend James Lawson. Soul Force: Nonviolent Personal Power as Social Changerev. lawson lecture flier

5th February, 2014.

4:00-6:45 p.m.

Oviatt Library.

Jack and Florence Ferman Presentation Room.








Film Screening and Discussion of Bilal's Stand:

flier for bilal's stand11th February, 2014. 4-7 p.m. Northridge Center.

Followed by a discussion and reception with Sultan Sharrief, producer and director, Bilal’s Stand

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Film Screening for Transvisible

November 20th, 2013. 11 a.m. USU, West Valley Room

transvisible flier

Presentation by Bamby Salcedo (whose story is featured in the documentary) along with the director and producer.

Date:November 20. 11 a.m.

Venue: West Valley Room, USU.

Flier for event

Bilal's Stand: Has been rescheduled for February, 2014. Sultan Sharrief, Bilal’s Stand and discussion [date, time and place TBA] http://www.bilalsstand.com/director.html


Monthly Soulcial Justice Poetry Lounge:

Flier for Poetry Lounge

CDSC hosts the Soulcial Justice Poetry Lounge on the following dates this Fall:

Thursday, September 26th

Thursday, October 24th

Thursday, November 14th

Aronstam Library, Manzanita Hall Room 240
from 7-9 p.m. We have Open Mics!

All events are free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.


Film Screening of Dark Girls.Presentation by Director Channsin Berry November 5th 2013, 4 p.m. The film screening will be followed by a reception.


Dark Girls flier

Connected Campus Events

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