Community Engagement


Community Engagement Events

Oasis Wellness - Compassion with Dani Brown

Friday, October 30, 2020 - 11:00am to 12:00pm


October 30, 2020
Time: 11:00am-12:00 noon
Intended Audience: Students, Faculty, Staff, Community Members
Sponsor: Oasis Wellness Center
Description: The Oasis Wellness Center of the University Student Union invites you to join us in our Self-Compassion Healing Space, with certified yoga teacher, Dani Brown. You will learn about the scientific benefits of self-compassion as Dani guides you through this contemplative practice. This will help you build self-understanding and treat yourself with greater loving-kindness—especially important just before the November 3 elections. Read more

Essential Talks: Community Care During an Intense Climate

Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

The University Library

Date: October 29th, 2020
Time: 4:00pm-5:30pm
Sponsor: University Student Union
Description: The University Student Union invites you to connect with your fellow Matadors in a supportive space at Essential Talks: Community Care During an Intense Climate. At this student moderated panel, we’ll help you feel empowered and encouraged in the midst of this election season and its intense political divide. Join us on Thursday, Oct. 29 from 4-5:30 PM for this healing conversation, where you’ll learn about the activism and resilience of the undocumented and LGBTQIA+ communities, and others who have seen their identities become politicized. We will also focus on healing by informing students how to seek community support and explore the positivity and relief of helpful grounding practices such as music therapy and meditation.

Zoom ID: 814 5098 8372
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Disinformation Teach-In: News Literacy for Decoding Fake News Part 2

Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm


*Use the same registration link to attend Part 1 and/or Part 2. Make sure to register with your CSUN e-mail. 

October 29, 2020
Time: 2:00-3:30pm
Intended Audience: Students, Community Members
Sponsor: Department of Journalism & NewseumED
Description: Conspiracy theories. Hoaxes. Doctored content. Clickbait. Deep fakes and cheap fakes. How do you spot disinformation when it’s blurred with real news? Learn about the dangers of fake news intended to mislead and deceive the public about the facts. In this two-part teach-in, Jour365 News literacy students will help detect fraudulent and fabricated information and identify action strategies to counter different types of disinformation. This project is a community engagement collaboration with the NewseumED/Freedom Forum Institute in Washington, D.C. 
Host: Department of Journalism’s Bobbie Eisenstock, Ph.D.

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