Center for Southern California Studies

  • CSCS Logo and Word Bubble
  • Larry Mantle and Dr. I. King Jordan, Envisioning California 2014
  • Governor Dukakis Speaking at CSUN
  • Envisioning California 2015 Panel: Fran Pavley, Dr. Alex Hall, Matt Petersen, Nancy Steele, Patt Morrison
  • CSCS Event Group Photo
  • Envisioning California Conference, October 2009

Envisioning California 2018: Racial and Ethnic Politics in the Golden State

Monday, April 9, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:30pm

University Student Union | Grand Salon

Envisioning California Lecture: Racial and Ethnic Politics in the Golden StatePlease join us for the annual Envisioning California Lecture on the campus of California State University, Northridge. Considering the 2018 Governor’s race and the list of candidates, what does the rich racial and ethnic diversity of the nation’s largest state portend for participatory democracy, electoral politics, coalition building, and fairness?


  • Linda Lopez
    Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs
  • Lorrie Frasure
    Political Science, UCLA
  • Jessica L. Lavariega Monforti
    Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, Cal Lutheran
  • Kyle Mays
    American Indian Studies, UCLA
  • Edward Park
    Asian and Asian American Studies, LMU

This event is free of charge. Parking is $8 per car via Information Booth #3 at Prairie Street and Zelzah Avenue. (Campus Map & Parking)

Communication services (sign language interpreters, note takers, real-time captionists, or assistive listening devices) are available for this event. Requests for services must be submitted at least five (5) working days in advance. For more information or to arrange for services, please contact Boris Ricks at (818) 677-3488 or by email at