Community Engagement

Events

CSUN's Unsung Heroes

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 6:00pm

Movie Poster

The CSUN MOSAIC Mentoring Program present a special screening of CSUN's Unsung Heroes Mentoring to Overcome Struggles and Inspure Courage, a short film by Edward Van Brunt. Read more

Community Engagement Database Training

Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 10:00am to 11:00am

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Community Engagement has a new database that tracks service learning courses, enrollment, risk management paperwork, and community partners. If you are a new service learning professor or just need a refresher on the system, please attend one of the trainings.

*** Bring your laptop or tablet if you would like to work on your course in the database ***

RSVP to Joyce Burstein, Director  Read more

Community Engagement Database Training

Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

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Community Engagement has a new database that tracks service learning courses, enrollment, risk management paperwork, and community partners. If you are a new service learning professor or just need a refresher on the system, please attend one of the trainings.

*** Bring your laptop or tablet if you would like to work on your course in the database ***

RSVP to Joyce Burstein, Director  Read more

Community Engagement Database Training

Monday, January 26, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

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Community Engagement has a new database that tracks service learning courses, enrollment, risk management paperwork, and community partners. If you are a new service learning professor or just need a refresher on the system, please attend one of the trainings.

*** Bring your laptop or tablet if you would like to work on your course in the database ***

RSVP to Joyce Burstein, Director  Read more

Community Engagement Database Training

Monday, January 26, 2015 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

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Community Engagement has a new database that tracks service learning courses, enrollment, risk management paperwork, and community partners. If you are a new service learning professor or just need a refresher on the system, please attend one of the trainings.

*** Bring your laptop or tablet if you would like to work on your course in the database ***

RSVP to Joyce Burstein, Director  Read more

Community Engagement Database Training

Monday, January 26, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

S4

Community Engagement has a new database that tracks service learning courses, enrollment, risk management paperwork, and community partners. If you are a new service learning professor or just need a refresher on the system, please attend one of the trainings.

*** Bring your laptop or tablet if you would like to work on your course in the database ***

RSVP to Joyce Burstein, Director  Read more

Community Engagement Database Training

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

S4

Community Engagement has a new database that tracks service learning courses, enrollment, risk management paperwork, and community partners. If you are a new service learning professor or just need a refresher on the system, please attend one of the trainings.

*** Bring your laptop or tablet if you would like to work on your course in the database ***

RSVP to Joyce Burstein, Director Read more

Community Engagement Database Training

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

S4

Community Engagement has a new database that tracks service learning courses, enrollment, risk management paperwork, and community partners. If you are a new service learning professor or just need a refresher on the system, please attend one of the trainings.

*** Bring your laptop or tablet if you would like to work on your course in the database ***

RSVP to Joyce Burstein, Director Read more

Community Engagement Database Training

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

S4

Community Engagement has a new database that tracks service learning courses, enrollment, risk management paperwork, and community partners. If you are a new service learning professor or just need a refresher on the system, please attend one of the trainings.

*** Bring your laptop or tablet if you would like to work on your course in the database ***

RSVP to Joyce Burstein, Director Read more

Department of Physics and Astronomy’s annual Nuclear Physics Laboratory Open House

Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

The University Library

The Department of Physics and Astronomy's Nuclear Physics Laboratory will be open to interested staff, faculty and guests at 3 to 4 pm each Thursday in March. Room 1-100 in Live Oak Hall will have several operating alpha, beta and gamma spectrometers running and demonstrated by Senior Majors on March 5, 12, 19 and the 26. If you have an item which you suspect is radioactive bring it in for measurements. This service is partially sponsored by Community Engagement under Professor Joyce H. Burstein. For any special cases or consideration please contact the office of Prof. Duane Doty at 3362 (voice recording any time if not in). Read more

Department of Physics and Astronomy’s annual Nuclear Physics Laboratory Open House

Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

The University Library

The Department of Physics and Astronomy's Nuclear Physics Laboratory will be open to interested staff, faculty and guests at 3 to 4 pm each Thursday in March. Room 1-100 in Live Oak Hall will have several operating alpha, beta and gamma spectrometers running and demonstrated by Senior Majors on March 5, 12, 19 and the 26. If you have an item which you suspect is radioactive bring it in for measurements. This service is partially sponsored by Community Engagement under Professor Joyce H. Burstein. For any special cases or consideration please contact the office of Prof. Duane Doty at 3362 (voice recording any time if not in). Read more

Department of Physics and Astronomy’s annual Nuclear Physics Laboratory Open House

Thursday, March 19, 2015 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

The University Library

The Department of Physics and Astronomy's Nuclear Physics Laboratory will be open to interested staff, faculty and guests at 3 to 4 pm each Thursday in March. Room 1-100 in Live Oak Hall will have several operating alpha, beta and gamma spectrometers running and demonstrated by Senior Majors on March 5, 12, 19 and the 26. If you have an item which you suspect is radioactive bring it in for measurements. This service is partially sponsored by Community Engagement under Professor Joyce H. Burstein. For any special cases or consideration please contact the office of Prof. Duane Doty at 3362 (voice recording any time if not in). Read more

CE Grant Information Session

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

The University Library

We are holding information sessions on the new RFP's for the Office of Community Engagement grants (2015-16). Come by and learn more about how to apply! Read more

CE Grant Information Session

Monday, March 30, 2015 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

The University Library

We are holding information sessions on the new RFP's for the Office of Community Engagement grants (2015-16). Come by and learn more about how to apply! Read more

2015 Summer Institute

Tuesday, June 2, 2015 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Institute Save the Date

The 2015 Summer Institute is a mandatory Service Learning training for recipients of the Discipline Based Community Learning Project & Research Grant.  Read more

2015 Summer Institute

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

Summer Institute

The 2015 Summer Institute is a mandatory Service Learning training for recipients of the Discipline Based Community Learning Project & Research Grant.  Read more

Service Learning Database Training

Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

The University Library

Community Engagement has a new database that tracks service learning courses, enrollment, risk management paperwork, and community partners. If you are a new service learning professor or just need a refresher on the system, please attend one of the trainings.

*** Bring your laptop or tablet if you would like to work on your course in the database ***

 

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Service Learning Database Training

Monday, August 31, 2015 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

The University Library

Community Engagement has a new database that tracks service learning courses, enrollment, risk management paperwork, and community partners. If you are a new service learning professor or just need a refresher on the system, please attend one of the trainings. Read more

Promoting Academic Honesty

Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 12:30pm to 1:45pm

Copying without permission is stealing!

Join faculty colleagues to learn how you can promote academic honesty and prevent plagiarism and other forms of cheating in your classes. Read more

Advisory Board Meeting

Monday, October 19, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

The University Library

Advisory Board members: Please join us on Monday, October 19, 12-1:30 pm in CIELO (4th floor Sierra Hall).  We will serve a light lunch (please let me know of any dietary restrictions). Read more

Spring Research and Service Symposium

Friday, April 15, 2016 - 1:30pm to 4:00pm

Save the Date

On Friday, April 15, CSUN’s Office of Community Engagement will host our annual Spring Research and Service Symposium to recognize the exemplary work and outstanding achievements of our students, faculty, and community partners over the last academic year. Read more

Prison Arts Collective Teacher Training

Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 10:00am to Sunday, February 25, 2018 - 5:00pm

PAC teacher training

Join us to learn how to navigate teaching in a correctional institution, work successfully in a collaborative team, develop an integrated arts class and more!

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CSUN Safe Spring Break Fair

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

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This fun-filled event will feature games and activities, the RADD “cash cab” trivia game, giveaways and raffle prizes (e.g., Klotz Student Health Center Massage, MataMoney Cards, and more!) Read more

MEND Gala

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 6:00pm

MEND gala

Please join MEND for an evening of inspiration and hope as we honor those in our community who embody the spirit of MEND’s mission. All proceeds will go towards programs and services that aim to break the bonds of poverty and foster self-reliance. Read more

Corporate Connect

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 11:53am

Corporate Connect

Corporate Connect is one of CSUN Alumni Association's unique programs that serves as a catalyst for students to explore new and different places to work. This program opens up a range of possibilities allowing students to work closely with potential employers, consider different industries, hear alumni career stories and observe real-world corporate developments. Read more

The Blues Project

Monday, April 16, 2018 - 11:00am to Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 4:00pm

Project Blues

The BLUES Project is a peer education volunteer program to help participants overcome depression and prevent suicide.

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Changing Same

Monday, April 23, 2018 - 8:00am to Friday, April 27, 2018 - 6:00pm

Changinf same

Changing Same is compelling series of events designed to highlight the unique experiences of LGBTQ people of color and social justice work. Read more

A Performance and Talk by Tim Miller

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 3:30pm to Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 8:00pm

Tim Miller

A highly stimulating and opinionated performance and talk about identity, the culture wars and queer strategies for the future. 

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Autism Speaks WALK

Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 9:00am

Autism Speaks Walk

Autism Speaks Walk is powered by the love of parents, grandparents, siblings, friends, relatives and support providers for people with autism.

With every step you take and every dollar you raise, you help enhance lives today and accelerate a spectrum of solutions for tomorrow. Read more

Civil Discourse and Social Change Student Symposium

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

The University Library

The Civil Discourse & Social Change Student Symposium is a conference featuring student presentations on research and creative activity that bridges scholarship and social change. We are particularly interested in showcasing works that reflectively interrogate an aspect of society, especially as it relates to power relations, and/or contributes to advancing social justice and transformative change.

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Stories that connect us

Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 6:00pm to Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 10:00pm

STCU

This community-based, photovoice project features the voices of CSUN students from Canoga Park through photographs of their everyday life. Through image and written narrative, these students share the challenges they face and their resiliency.  Read more

Matadors Day of Service

Saturday, September 8, 2018 - 8:00am to 12:00pm

Matadors Day of Service

Join us for a day of service and fun at our 4th Annual Matadors Day of Service! Read more

Metro Information Session

Friday, October 19, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

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The Office of Government & Community Relations invites you to attend an interactive session to learn more and share your feedback. Metro representatives will be present to understand your transportation needs and to answer any questions you may have. Read more

Want A Voice?

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 11:00am to 1:30pm

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Students from Journalism’s News Literacy and Communication Studies’ Advanced Public Speaking courses will facilitate a two-day election prep event for our CSUN community called the California Voter Forum. Their goal is to inform students about the propositions and candidates by deconstructing political ad techniques and complicated ballot language in order to provide a voter-friendly, critical-thinking guide to the November ballot.  Read more

Women 2 Women

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

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Come join the movement to network with women in your local community and engage more women in a productive conversation about the relationship between our lives, our work, and the political process. Read more

The (M)others

Friday, November 2, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Mothers

The words spoken in The (M)others are verbatim excerpts from interviews conducted by Nikki Yeboah with Bay-Area mothers who have lost loved ones at the hands of police. Through their stories, we get closer to understanding the toll police violence takes on families. These are the narratives of those who are left to put back the pieces after their loved ones are gone. Read more

GIS Day: Missing Maps Project

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

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For GIS (Geographic Information Systems) Day on Wednesday, November 14th, students can learn how to transform satellite imagery into open maps as part of the Missing Maps Project.  We will be mapping areas along the border between Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, showing the location of roads, buildings, and paths, to help with the delivery of aid to refugees and epidemiological work with diseases like Ebola.  The maps we make will be validated by refugee workers in place, and then used by local organizations in collaboration with international groups like the Red Cross and the United Nations High Commission on Refugees. Participants will get free pizza, learn new tech skills, and help some of the world’s neediest people. Read more

Writer's Panel - Black History Month

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:30pm

Africana Writers

Get the insider scoop and more from renowned writing casts and a panel of black writers from critically acclaimed shows: Insecure, Atlanta, Black Monday, Plastic Man & More. This event is apart of Africana Studies Black History Month's calendar of events. Read more

Ron Finley, The Gangsta' Gardener - Black History Month

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 12:30pm

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Ron is a TED Talk speaker who shared his story about being a gangsta' gardener in South Central and also a star of the 2015 documentary, "Can You Dig This" executive produced by John Legend. Ron offers creative, cost effective, simple solutions from turning food deserts into food forests.  Read more

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week

Monday, February 25, 2019 - 9:00am to Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 5:30pm

The University Library

Joint Advocates on Disordered Eating (JADE), a peer education program sponsored by University Counseling Services, would like to invite you to join us on campus for our annual National Eating Disorders Awareness Week (NEDAW) event on February 25th-February 28th! This year’s theme is “Hope Starts Here.” More specifically, we will be focusing on creating a sense of community and raising awareness about body positivity and eating disorders. It is important that we address and understand how the CSUN community is being impacted by eating disorders and disordered eating and how we can provide support and resources for our students.NEDAW will consist of a variety of 10 workshops, guest speakers, activities, and a campus-wide tabling fair featuring resources that promote student wellness and success. Read more

Humanities Advocacy Day

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 11:45am to 1:45pm

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This event features a workshop from #VigilantLove and a panel on immigration and incarceration. Vigilant Love actively counters Islamophobic policies that support the Mosque-to-Prison Pipeline. Our policy advocacy is strategized in partnership with a strong coalition of Los Angeles-based organizations. The primary policy Vigilant Love advocates against in Los Angeles is Countering Violent Extremism (CVE). Come to this event on Tuesday, March 12 11:00 AM - 1:45 PM at the Oviatt Library, Ferman Presentation Room. Read more

Semi Colon Project

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 11:00am to Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 6:00pm

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The Blues Project, a peer education program sponsored by University Counseling Services, would like to invite you to join us on campus for our annual Semi Colon Project event on March 26th- March 27th.  Semi Colon Project consists of a variety of workshops, guest speakers, activities, and a campus-wide tabling fair featuring resources that promote student wellness. Read more

Becoming an Ally

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

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Come and learn to be an ally for the transgender community on Wednesday, March 13th 4-6PM in the Flintridge room. Read more

Matadors4Wellness Peer Health Educators Recruitment Deadline

Friday, March 29, 2019 - 5:00pm

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Passionate about health and wellness? Interested in educating your peers about leading healthier lives in college and beyond? See yourself as a student leader? Then join our team. Matadors4Wellness Peer Health Educators are trained to provide educational programs on stress reduction, sleep improvement, alcohol tobacco and other drugs, sexual health, healthy eating, and overall wellness. All majors are welcome. Application Deadline: March 29th, 2019. Read more

Cesar Chavez Service Fair

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

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Attend CSUN 10th Annual Cesar Chavez Service Fair, on April 3rd, 10-2PM on the Bookstore Lawn. Meet local nonprofit organizations and explore volunteer opportunities. Free food and entertainment! Read more

CSUN Earth Day

Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 8:00am to 1:30pm

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Come join us for a day of science and fun at the second annual CSUN Earth Day!
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CE Event - A Perfect Match: Libraries and Service Learning

Friday, November 8, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:30am

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Presented by the Oviatt Library and CSUN Community Engagement  this event's for you! A Perfect Match: Libraries and Service Learning starts at 10:00 a.m. on November 08 at Jack & Florence Ferman Presentation Room, Ms. Nutefall will be speaking on how the faculty and staff at the Oviatt Library and the Office of Community Engagement at CSUN can partner together to create collaborative opportunities for CSUN students who are interested in Service Learning. Read more

Collaborating for Change

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 9:30am to 12:00pm

Collaborating for Change Event Flyer

Interested in making a difference in the community and gaining experience through community projects? Join us to connect with faculty, staff, and scholars in the field to learn about current projects and how to get involved! Read more

Gentle Yoga with Ashley Samson (4/15/2020)

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 - 8:00am to 8:30am

The University Library

Ashley will take us through a 30-minute gentle yoga sequence to restore balance and calm to the body during our new "normal" that we are navigating. Modifications will be offered, no equipment or previous yoga experience needed! Join here: Connect with Zoom Read more

Gentle Yoga with Ashley Samson (4/20/2020)

Monday, April 20, 2020 - 8:00am to 8:30am

The University Library

Ashley will take us through a 30-minute gentle yoga sequence to restore balance and calm to the body during our new "normal" that we are navigating. Modifications will be offered, no equipment or previous yoga experience needed! Join here: Connect with Zoom Read more

How Xenophobia Spreads Like a Virus

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 - 10:00am

The University Library

The University of Minnesota China Center and the Immigration History Research Center invite you to join a discussion on anti-Asian xenophobia, presented by Professor Erika Lee. Read more

FREE: Stress Busters Online Session

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 - 10:00am

The University Library

Join the University of Minnesota's Earl E. Bakken Center for Spirituality & Healing for an informal hour of meditation and light movement. Bakken Center Mindfulness and Wellbeing Instructor Mariann Johnson will guide you through exercises that will leave you feeling physically, emotionally, intellectually, and spiritually rejuvenated. Read more

When the World Feels Like A Scary Place: Talking to Your Children About the Novel Coronavirus

Thursday, April 23, 2020 - 10:00am

The University Library

Dr. Abi Gewirtz, Lindahl Leadership Faculty Chair and Director of the University's Institute for Translational Research in Children's Mental Health, will host a presentation and live Q&A on strategies to help parents maintain family wellbeing during these stressful times, and in particular, tools for "essential conversations" with children about the coronavirus and our current scary times. Read more

FREE: Stress Busters Online Session

Tuesday, April 28, 2020 - 10:00am

The University Library

Join the University of Minnesota's Earl E. Bakken Center for Spirituality & Healing for an informal hour of meditation and light movement. Bakken Center Mindfulness and Wellbeing Instructor Mariann Johnson will guide you through exercises that will leave you feeling physically, emotionally, intellectually, and spiritually rejuvenated. Read more

Gentle Yoga with Ashley Samson (4/29/2020)

Wednesday, April 29, 2020 - 8:00am to 8:30am

The University Library

Ashley will take us through a 30-minute gentle yoga sequence to restore balance and calm to the body during our new "normal" that we are navigating. Modifications will be offered, no equipment or previous yoga experience needed! Join here: Connect with Zoom Read more

Exploring the Future of Work: Generation Z in the Workplace

Wednesday, April 29, 2020 - 10:00am

The University Library

In this webinar, we will explore an in-depth look of early findings on Gen Z and explore the questions, challenges, and opportunities for solutions that have emerged around five key themes: Student Debt, Communication Styles, Diversity, Mission-Driven Work, and Career Pathways. Read more

VIRTUAL Research and Service Symposium

Friday, May 15, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:15pm

VPAC

The Office of Community Engagement is hosting our annual Research and Service Symposium on Friday, May 15, 2020, held VIRTUALLY through Zoom, to recognize the exemplary work and outstanding achievements of our students, faculty, and community partners over the last academic year. Connect with Zoom Read more

Your Power is Your Vote: California Voting Town Hall

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

The University Library

Join us as we introduce Courage California's "Your Power is Your Vote" Initiative and host a discussion with various state organizational partners.

The discussion will include both innovations to organizing in the pandemic as well as information about the voting process — how to register to vote, how to vote, where to vote, what to do if you’re quarantined in another state but are registered in California, what the upcoming deadlines are, and much more, so that voters can prepare their voting plan before ballots are mailed on October 5. Read more

Capturing the Flag Film Screening and Live Panel

Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 5:00pm

The University Library

Join Ms. Magazine, Feminist Majority Foundation, Girls Learn International, Andrew Goodman Foundation, and Common Cause for a special, virtual screening of Capturing the Flag, a documentary that shares the story of three activists who worked to combat voter suppression in Cumberland County, N.C. in 2016. Read more

Big Politics - Art Competition

Monday, September 28, 2020 - 12:00am to Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 5:00pm

The University Library

September 28 – October 20, 2020
Intended Audience: Students
Sponsor: Associated Students
Description: All CSUN students can participate in a redesign of the I Voted sticker, and design it to what voting means to them. Will take submissions throughout September and October, 3 winners will receive gift cards! Read more

Voter Registration Info Event

Tuesday, September 29, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

The University Library

September 29, 2020
Time: 12:00-1:00pm
Intended Audience: Students, Community Members
Sponsor: Associated Students

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Debate Watch! First Presidential Debate

Tuesday, September 29, 2020 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm

The University Library

September 29, 2020
Time: 5:30-8:00pm
Intended Audience: Students, Faculty, Staff, Community Members
Sponsor: Department of Communication Studies
Description: Viewing and discussion of the vice-presidential debate. Host: Associate Professor of Communication Studies, John Kephart, Ph.D. Read more

Cimate Justice - Social Justice: Dr. Mustafa Santiago Ali

Monday, October 5, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Dr. Mustafa Santiago Ali

Date: October 5, 2020
Time: 12:00-1:00pm
Description: CSU Sustainability Month 2020. Climate Justice - Social Justice: Conversations Exploring the Intersections of People, Planet & Power. Keynote Address and Q&A with Dr. Mustafa Santiago Ali, Activist, Strategist, Policy Maker, Thought Leader.  Read more

Informed and Confident: What's on the Ballot

Tuesday, October 6, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

The University Library

October 6, 2020
Time: 6:00-7:00pm
Intended Audience: Students, Faculty, Staff, Community Members
Sponsor: Associated Students
What’s on the Ballot Debate is a space for students to discuss their viewpoints on the following propositions and why they will be voting a certain way in November. This is to help peers understand the props on the ballot and what voting one way or another will mean post election. Vote for which measures you would like to discuss HERE! Submission are due 9/21.
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What's on the Ballot: Discussions

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Whats on the Ballot

October 7, 2020
Time: 5:00pm-6:00pm
Intended Audience: Students, Community Members
Sponsor: Associated Students
Description: Join CSUN Student Leslie Aguirre and CSUN Alumni Marvin Chowdhury, as they walk through what's on this years ballot. This program is focused on peer-to-peer learning, so you can feel confident when voting in this election! This is a nonpartisan workshop, with the intention to present both sides of the props and how to research candidates running. They'll cover the District Attorney, Congress, State Senate, State Assembly, and Superior Court Races and how to best research the individuals running for those seats so that you can make informed decisions.
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Debate Watch! Vice-Presidential Debate

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm

The University Library

October 7, 2020
Time: 5:30-8:00pm
Intended Audience: Students, Faculty, Staff, Community Members
Sponsor: Department of Communication Studies
Description: Viewing and discussion of the vice-presidential debate. Host: Associate Professor of Communication Studies, John Kephart, Ph.D. Read more

Info Session with the League of Women Voters

Friday, October 9, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

LWLVA

Date: October 9, 2020
Time: 12:00pm-1:00pm
Intended Audience: Students, Anyone
Sponsored by: CSUN Act Now & Communication Studies Department
Description: Have questions about voting at home? The California Ballot? Ask your questions and find out what the League has to offer California voters and non-voters.  Read more

It Matters: Ballot Measures Watch

Monday, October 12, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

The University Library

Date: October 12, 2020
Time: 7:00pm-8:00pm
Description: A webinar providing nonpartisan information about who funds the upcoming ballot measures and possible outcomes they could have on our community.
Host: Hosted by the CCE & SSU Department of Political Science Read more

Environmental Justice Month

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 - 1:00pm

Environmental Justice Month

Date: October 13, 2020
Time: 1:00pm
Description Kristy Drutman@Browngirl_Green Presentation and Moderated Q&A Read more

Climate Justice - Social Justice: Panel Discussion and Q&A with Young Movement Leaders

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Leah Thomas

Date: October 14, 2020
Time: 12:00-1:00pm
Description: Climate Justice - Social Justice: Conversations Exploring the Intersections of People, Planet & Power. Panel Discussion and Q&A with Young Movement Leaders. Guests: Leah Thomas, Intersectional Environmental Activist and Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, Indigenous Climate Activist. Moderator: Bre Holbert, Chico State AS President. Read more

Every Voice Counts with Denea Joseph

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

The University Library

Date: Wednesday October 14th 2020 
Time: 1:00-2:00pm
Description: Join the DREAM Center for this interactive and empowering event hosted by national immigrant rights activist Denea Joseph to learn about community and civic engagement alternatives to voting. Read more

Continuing the Struggle for Justice through Electoral Politics: The 2020 Election

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 - 2:00pm

The University Library

Date: Wednesday October 14th 2020 
Time: 2:00pm
Please join us for this important discussion about what is at stake in the upcoming election!
This event features the following speakers:

  • Margaret Prescod from the Black Women for Wages for Housework, host of the Sojourner Truth Radio Show, and member of the Poor People’s Campaign
  • Annaly Medrano, Assistant Campaign Manager for Grace Yoo for City Council, former Bernie 2020 Los Angeles Regional Field Director, and former congressional staffer for U.S. Senator Kamala Harris’s field office.  
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Behind the Scenes Voter Suppression

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 - 5:00pm

Voter Suppression

The CSUN Black House Presents
BEHIND THE SCENES VOTER SUPPRESSION
Date: Wednesday October 14th 2020
Time: 5:00pm

Special Guests:
Northridge Black Lives Matter
West Valley People's Alliance
Africana Studies Politics Professor T. Mercer

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Debate Watch! Second Presidential Debate CANCELLED

Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm

The University Library

October 15, 2020 CANCELLED
Time: 5:30-8:00pm
Intended Audience: Students, Faculty, Staff, Community Members
Sponsor: Department of Communication Studies
Description: Viewing and discussion of the second presidential debate. Host: Associate Professor of Communication Studies, John Kephart, Ph.D. Read more

Big Lecture

Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 6:45pm to 7:45pm

Big Lecture

October 15, 2020
Time: 6:45-7:45pm
Intended Audience: Students, Faculty, Staff
Sponsor: Associated Students
Description: Yara Shahidi best known for her role as Zoey Johnson on the show “Black-ish and its spinoff “Grown-ish.” She has been awarded a NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress, a Gracie Award for Female in a Breakthrough Role and, most recently, highlighted on TIME Magazine’s annual 30 Most Influential Teens list as well as Forbes 30 Under 30 in 2017 and 2018 respectively on behalf of her television contributions and humanitarianism. 

Besides her acting career, Shahidi has been an inspiration to many young adults to be engaged in the political process. She launched Eighteen by 18 to encourage first time voters to go out and vote in the 2018 mid-term elections. She also created Yara’s Club in partnership with The Young Women’s Leadership Schools in NYC which is a digital meet-up for high school students to discuss societal issues, self-improvement and higher education.
 
She will have a conversation about her activism work, acting, identity, and importance of voting. This year will be having a Moderated Q&A with Yara Shahidi! This is a FREE Event Exclusively for the CSUN Campus!

You must you use your CSUN email to register for this event to get access to the program. Registering for this event is the only way to access the livestream link! Read more

Why should I vote?!

Monday, October 19, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

The University Library

Date: October 19, 2020
Time: 2:00-3:00pm
Intended Audience: CSUN Students
Sponsored by: CSUN Act Now & Communication Studies Department
Description: CSUN students talk about the millennial vote and what to consider during this final week to register to vote in California. Read more

Getting to Know Garcetti

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Garcetti

Date: October 20, 2020
Time: 12:00-1:00pm
Description: Mayor Garcetti has been honored to serve Vice President Biden as a campaign National Co-Chair, as well as sitting on the Running Mate Selection Committee leading to the Democratic Nomination of California's own Senator Kamala Harris for the Vice Presidency. Garcetti was elected four times by his peers to serve as City Council President, and his Council District was nationally-noted for its revitalization during his tenure. He earned his B.A. and M.A. from Columbia University and studied as a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford and the London School of Economics. He served as an officer in the U.S. Navy reserve. Read more

Why Your Vote Matters

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 1:30pm to 2:45pm

Cory Booker Banner

Date: October 20, 2020
Time: 1:30-2:45pm
Description: A conversation with Cory Booker about the importance of voting and engagement in the lead up to the November elections and beyond U.S. Senator Cory Booker will share his perspective on the role students can play in creating a just and sustainable society through civic and community engagement in the final stretch before the November elections and beyond. Read more

Pop-up News Literacy: What’s the News Today?

Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 12:00pm to 3:30pm

Pop Up Flyer

October 22, 2020
Time: 12:00-3:30pm
Intended Audience: Students
Sponsor: Department of Journalism
Description: With misinformation and disinformation flooding the news media ecosystem, how do we know what to believe? Get news literate with Jour365 students studying news literacy strategies as they discuss the credibility of pre-election news stories, identify bias and distinguish facts from falsehoods. Login any time between 12-3:30pm and join the discussion. Make sure to use your CSUN email. Zoom meeting ID:  86155237489 Passcode: Popup  

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Second Debate Watch! Presidential Debate

Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm

Third Debate

October 22, 2020
Time: 5:30-8:00pm
Intended Audience: Students, Faculty, Staff, Community Members
Sponsor: Department of Communication Studies
Description: Viewing and discussion of the third presidential debate. Host: Associate Professor of Communication Studies, John Kephart, Ph.D. Read more

Disinformation Teach-In: News Literacy for Decoding Fake News Part 1

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Disinformation

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

October 27, 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. Read more

Are you (Dis)Informed? Propaganda, Social Distancing and Conversational Interventions

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

The University Library

October 28, 2020
Time: 11:00am-12:30pm
Intended Audience: Students, Community Members
Sponsor: Department of Journalism & NewseumED/Freedom Forum
Description: Join us for a webinar about the politics of disinformation and tweet or post about what you learn while you watch using #MediaLitWk and #CSUNMediaLit
Host: Department of Journalism’s Bobbie Eisenstock, Ph.D. and facilitated by NewseumED, Washington, D.C. Read more

Disinformation Teach-In: News Literacy for Decoding Fake News Part 2

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

Disinformation

*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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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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Oasis Wellness - Compassion with Dani Brown

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

Oasis

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

Election 2020: Let's Talk

Monday, November 2, 2020 - 8:00am to Friday, November 6, 2020 - 5:00pm

Lets Talk

Date: November 2nd-6th
Time: Virtual Zoom drop-in hours
Description: Informal consultation with University Counseling Services Counselors. No appointment needed.
Have questions? Visit our website, www.csun.edu/counseling, call us at 818-677-2366, option 1, or email us at coun@ csun.edu  Read more

Music as Activism with Shervin Boloorian

Monday, November 2, 2020 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Shervin Boloorian

November 2, 2020
Time: 5:30-6:30pm
Intended Audience: Students, Faculty, Staff, Community Members
Sponsor: Associated Students
Description: Join us for a musical evening with Shervin Boloorian, a CSUN Alum and award winning natural music artist and sound therapist, as we explore music as activism. Shervin will perform peace songs and have a discussion on his background and how music is activism. We hope this can be a healing space for all that attend. This event is free and open to the CSUN community. Read more

Civic Engagement Performance Slam

Wednesday, November 4, 2020 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm

The University Library

Date: November 4th, 2020
Time: 2:30pm-3:20pm
Sponsor: We the People
Description: Join us for an virtual post-election performance slam! Student produced works will be themed around civic engagement, democracy, and other pertinent issues of our current times. Use your creativity to express participation in our democracy. Sign up for a three minute performance opportunity in poetry, music, theater, dance, creative writing, art, or other forms of expression HERE. Read more

Oasis Wellness - Harmonic Acoustic Sound Healing with Torkom Ji

Thursday, November 5, 2020 - 6:00pm

Oasis

November 5, 2020
Time: 6:00pm
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 sound healer, electronic music producer and Los Angeles native Torkom Ji for Quantum Harmonix Sound Healing. This unique sound-based meditative and healing method that will help your mind, body and consciousness feel relaxed and supported—especially important just after the November 3 elections. Read more

Debrief on Democracy I

Friday, November 6, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Debrief on Democracy I

Date: November 6, 2020
Time: 12:00 noon – 1:00pm
Sponsored: We the People Committee
Description: Come listen and ask questions concerning the recent general election. With faculty experts, Elizabeth Blakey, Department of Journalism and Stuart Pardue, Department of Business Law! Read more

Debrief on Democracy II

Friday, December 4, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

The University Library

Date: December 4, 2020
Time: 12:00 noon – 1:00pm
Sponsored: We the People Committee
Description: Come listen and ask questions concerning the recent general election. With faculty experts, Lawrence Becker and Boris Ricks, both from the Department of Political Science. Read more

3/12 Civic Dialogue Series - Dr. Harry Boyte

Friday, March 12, 2021 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

The University Library

Date: March 12th, 2021
Time: 12:00pm-2:00pm
Description: Join this week's Civic Dialogue Series with Dr. Harry Boyte as he speaks on the topic "Awakening Democracy through Public Work." Presented by College of the Canyons. Read more

Pop-up News Literacy Discussion

Monday, March 29, 2021 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Pop up flyer

Date: March 29, 2021
Time: 12:30-1:30pm
Where: Zoom

April 2nd marks the fourth annual International Fact-checking Day sponsored by the International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) partnership with fact-checking organizations around the world. To highlight the significance of fact-checking, join Jour 365 News Literacy students to discuss the news and learn fact-checking strategies to help distinguish facts from falsehoods. All CSUN students, faculty and staff are welcome. Read more

First Amendment Forum: Intersections

Thursday, April 1, 2021 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

FIRST AMENDMENT

Date: Thursday, April 1, 2021
Time: 1pm-3pm
Description: Join us for a conversation about how Twitter, social media and free speech are interconnected.  Read more

Neighborhood Council Elections: Why You Should Vote!

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:15pm

The University Library

It’s time to vote for your Neighborhood Council - part of the grassroots level of the Los Angeles City government - help shape the future of your community! Come to learn why and how you should vote in 2021 from the City of Los Angeles and CSUN folks who’ve been serving on Neighborhood Council boards on April 13th from 2:00 PM to 3:15 PM. Read more

2021 Research and Service Learning Symposium

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

The University Library

Date: May 14, 2021
Time: 12:00 - 1:00pm
Description: This event gives faculty, students, and community partners a chance to showcase the incredible work they have done for their community-based (service) learning projects. Learn more here! Read more

WISE Presents: Emerging from a Pandemic - Women’s Journeys in STEM

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

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Date: September 22, 2021
Time: 4:00 - 6:00pm
Description: Join us for an intimate discussion with three women in diverse STEM fields, as they share valuable lessons gained from the pandemic. Each panelist will describe their professional experience with the pandemic, how it has affected their work, and their personal growth. Following the discussion and Q & A, we’ll play a fun game of STEM jeopardy with the opportunity to win prizes! Learn more here! Read more

Clinton Global Initiative University 2022!

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

CBIU2022

Date: October 21, 2021
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Description: Are you interested in making a commitment to action to make social impact in global issues? The CBIU is offering student leadership opportunities in 2022! Learn more here! Read more

Media Literacy Week

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 12:00am to Friday, October 29, 2021 - 12:00am

The University Library

Dates: October 25-29, 2021
Time: Varies According to Date
Description: Media Literacy Week is an annual event of the National Association for Media Literacy Education (NAMLE). The purpose is to highlight the significance of media literacy education from kindergarten to higher education. This year Media Literacy Week is October 25-29. Check out the virtual event and screenings available at these links. Read more

Balance Your Brain: Countering Confirmation Bias in the Digital Age

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:15pm

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Date: October 25, 2021
Time: 11:00am to 12:15pm
Description: How does confirmation bias affect our view of the world? How does motivated reasoning shape the way we interpret and respond to evidence presented in news and opinion pieces? Join us to explore proven strategies to counter our biases when surfing online or conducting research and then practice using these strategies to investigate a real-life issue. Learn more here! Read more

$avvy Ways to Save Money at C$UN

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:15pm

The University Library

Date: October 27, 2021
Time: 4:00 - 5:15pm
Description: Stressed out about paying for school? Attend this event to discover CSUN secrets for getting the most out of college without breaking the bank. Panelists from the USU, Affordable Learning $olutions, Financial Aid, and other offices on campus will answer questions and give advice. In the registration form, you will have an opportunity to include questions for the panelists. Learn more here! Read more

Get MediaWise! What You Need to Know to Tell Fact From Fiction Online

Thursday, October 28, 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:15pm

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Date: October 28, 2021
Time: 2:00 - 3:15pm
Description: Can you spot misinformation online? Do you know to find reliable and trustworthy information? You will after you attend this MediaWise peer-to-peer training with a campus correspondent from the Poynter Institute. Learn more here! Read more

If You Embrace Diversity But Ignore Disability You’re Doing It Wrong

Thursday, December 2, 2021 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

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Date: December 2, 2021
Time: 3:30 - 5:00pm
Description: To ensure inclusion at CSUN, we need to recognize disability as an intersectional identity and develop a culture of inclusion that fully embraces all students, faculty, and staff with and without disabilities. Join us in a presentation by disability justice advocates, Rebecca Cokely and Syreeta Nolan. Learn more here! Read more

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