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Center on Race, Immigration & Social Justice California State University, Sacramento

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2020 - 2021 Programming

Please find below a list of current or upcoming CRISJ-rlated or -sponsored events on or for the Sacramento State community.

Interested in a previous event? Please see our comprehensive Past Events Archive.

Un/Equal Freedoms: Expressions for Social Justice

We invite you to submit your art proposal for inclusion on the Un/Equal Freedoms: Expressions for Social Justice destination website. Artworks should reckon with the unequal freedoms embedded within our social structures and/or offer a vision of an improved society with greater equality and freedom for all. Proposal submissions are due February 15th, 2021. For more information please contact Dr. Monicka Tutschka, Professor of Political Science, tutschka@csus.edu or crisj@csus.edu.

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CRISJ Music Composition Contest

CRISJ is in the process of creating a podcast series titled, “Building Justice.” The series will contain informal conversations that explore race, immigration, and social justice. The podcast series will feature a piece of music and we're organizing a music competition for students and community artists to produce this original musical composition.

Community Empowerment Faire

March 17, 2021

CRISJ will host a zoom community empowerment faire that brings together community partners involved in social and environmental justice with the campus community. This event showcases the great work community partners are doing, and it creates learning/service opportunities for students and campus community to collaborate and support each others efforts.

For more information please contact Dr. Stan Oden, Professor of Political Science, rso@csus.edu or crisj@csus.edu.

Too Close to Slavery: Essential Labor in California Agriculture

CRISJ will host a forum addressing the crisis in the fields. The California economy has been enriched by farm workers, who have made agribusiness the most powerful and richest industry in the nation and world. However, during the pandemic, farm-working families struggle with fewer earnings than their typical poverty wages and they are not getting the governmental attention/protection they need to stay healthy.

For more information please contact Dr. Manuel Barajas, Professor of Sociology, mbarajas@csus.edu or crisj@csus.edu.