Women’s Center hosts reproductive justice tabling event
The Women’s Center is holding a “‘Roots of Response’: The Many Branches of Reproductive Justice Activism,” tabling event on Friday, Nov. 4, from 2-4 p.m. in the Student Resource Building’s (SRB) Multipurpose Room.
The event will focus on the different branches of reproductive justice activism in light of the overturning of Roe v. Wade and the upcoming general election.
Prospective attendees can register on Shoreline.
RCSGD hosts Zoom panel to discuss transgender healthcare at UCSB
The Resource Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity (RCSGD) is hosting a Zoom panel on transgender healthcare on Friday, Nov. 4, at 3 p.m.
The panel will feature speakers from RCSGD, Counseling & Psychological Services (C.A.P.S.) and UCSB Student Health Services. The group will discuss what gender-affirming healthcare and resources are available at UCSB through UC SHIP insurance and will end with a Q&A session.
Attendees can access the Zoom link by registering on Shoreline.
CLCRC hosts annual Celebración de la Familia
The Chicanx/Latinx Cultural Resource Center (CLCRC) is hosting Celebración de la Familia on Saturday, Nov. 5, at 10 a.m. — an English and Spanish speaking event for Latinx students and their families during UCSB’s Parent & Family Weekend.
The event will cover campus resources and organizations and host performances, food, local music and guest speakers.
“This historical event was part of a list of demands from a collective of Latinx undergraduate and graduate students that came together as the V.O.C.E.R.O.S. de UCSB (Voices Of the Community, En Resistencia, Organizing Solidarity) in April 2016,” the Shoreline description read. “They called on the university to institute a Latinx Parent Weekend to increase our visibility on campus and ease the transition into higher education for Latinx students.”
The event will begin with an activist tour of UCSB buildings and activism history from 10-11 a.m. and will continue into a student and parent workshop from 11 a.m.-12 p.m. It will then end with a luncheon from 1-3 p.m. to celebrate UCSB’s Latinx community with live music performances.
The event is in collaboration with Student Engagement & Leadership, The Latinx UCSB Networking Association, Chican@ Studies, Mesa Directiva, Educational Opportunity Program, MultiCultural Center, El Congreso and Student Labor Action Coalition.
Students can register for the event on Shoreline.
African diasporic Cultural Resource Center hosts Black Gaucho Family Weekend
The African diasporic Cultural Resource Center is hosting its annual celebration of the Black Gaucho Family Weekend on Saturday, Nov. 5, at 1 p.m. in the SRB. There will be catering from Soul Bites, featuring Southern African American cuisine.
“Join us in celebrating the rich cultures of the Black/African diasporic communities of UCSB,” the Shoreline description read. “We invite students, families, faculty, staff, and community members to: foster and deepen your sense of community, celebrate the accomplishments of our Black Gaucho scholars, honor the legacy of Black excellence in leadership, participate in our Black student resource fair, share in African diasporic cuisine, enjoy local entertainment, games, and other social activities.”
The event is co-sponsored by the Office of Black Student Development and C.A.P.S.
Students can register to attend the weekend-long event on Shoreline.
Isla Vista Compost Collective hosts Community Collab Day
The Isla Vista Compost Collective is hosting a Community Collab Day to foster community volunteering on Monday, Nov. 7, at 2 p.m. at St. Michael’s University Church. The event will occur on the first Monday of every month from 2-5 p.m.
The event will feature three stations — a tabling event, making a worm bin and volunteering opportunities. Attendees of the tabling event can take away educational material on composting, and participants can create their own worm bin and get a chance to maintain community compost piles.
Community members can register for the event on Shoreline.
A version of this article appeared on p. 2 of the Nov. 3, 2022 print edition of the Daily Nexus.