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NEW DATE: Using Film to Change Attitudes About Homeless People

Friday, February 23, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Homeless man holding sign that says "I used to be your neighbor."

CSUN Professor Luciana Lagana has created a documentary film featuring interviews with the Executive Director of the San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission, and with individuals from different walks of life who used to be homeless.  The film is part of a research study exploring how to enhance attitudes of CSUN students towards people who are homeless. Read more

They [Color] Blinded Me with Science: Why Facing Racist Realities Requires Identity Conscious Research

Monday, February 26, 2018 - 12:30pm to 1:45pm

Dr. Phia Salter

In this talk, Dr. Salter, Associate Professor of Psychology and Africana Studies at Texas A&M University, shares data from two programs of research about racial realities in America that were conducted from the “perspective of the oppressed.” Specifically, she discusses her research on the role of Black history knowledge in perceptions of racism and why individualist narratives are directed at oppressed groups. Read more

Financial Literacy Workshop

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Student Success "Workshop": stick figure man walking up steps to graduation cap

Please join the CSBS Student success team for a financial literacy workshop. Learn how to balance your income, financial aid resources and living expenses. You will also develop a budget by itemizing your expenses and resources, as well as, create a flexible spending plan. Open to all CSBS Students. Read more

Does More Immigration Mean More Crime?

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Dr. Ramiro Martinez

The Department of Criminology and Justice Studies is pleased to announce the very timely presentation, Does More Immigration Mean More Crime?. Our guest speaker, Dr. Ramiro Martinez, Professor at Northeastern University's School of Criminology and Criminal Justice and the Department of Sociology, will be discussing the myths and realities connected to immigrants and criminal offending in the United States. A question and answer will follow. Light refreshments will be served. Read more

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