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Week of April 19, 2021

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This Week’s Events

CASA Pitzer Spring Speaker Series

CASA Pitzer: Racial and Healing Justice Speaker Series
Tuesday, April 20, 10:15-11:15 a.m.
Zoom link in calendar
This series highlights racial and healing justice within the work of community-based research and engagement. This week: Immigrant Justice in the IE

Wellness Wednesday: Financial Wellness
Wednesday, April 21, 3-4 p.m.
Join us on IG live as we talk about Financial Wellness and do some Budgeting 101! Follow @PZStrive2Thrive for this event. 

Survivor Toolkit: Healing in a Year of Crises
Wednesday, April 21, 6-7:30 p.m.
Zoom link in calendar
This will be a time to reflect with compassion on the intensity of the pandemic, economic and racial traumas for survivors of interpersonal violence and abuse with Tiombe Wallace, MS, MFT.

“Rebeldita the Fearless in Ogreland” – A Book Talk by Oriel Maria Siu
Thursday, April 22, 12:45 p.m.
Zoom link in calendar
CHLT 85 & Faculty In Residence invite you to a book talk with Oriel María Siu. From Honduras, Dr. Siu holds a master’s in Latin American Literatures from UC Berkeley and a doctoral degree in Cultural Studies from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Study Abroad Information Session
Thursday, April 22, 3-4 p.m.
Zoom link in calendar
Learn about Pitzer-approved programs and exchanges. Attendance at one session is required prior to meeting with a study abroad adviser. Sessions are open to anyone, but sessions this semester are especially for students who want to apply to study abroad next Fall 2021 or Spring 2022.

Asynchronous and Ongoing Events

Interview Skills in the Age of COVID
Pitzer College’s Assistant Director of Career Services Carolina Rodriguez and Assistant Director of the Writing Center Stephanie Liu-Rojas discuss tips and tricks to help you prepare and conduct interviews for jobs, internships, and more! 
Video: https://youtu.be/1EUvPMTxwyQ
PPT: https://pitzer.box.com/s/wil6zcreh60cx8fgslbhorqf6ia57fxo

Summer Session Registration
2021 Summer Session Dates: One six-week session: May 24-July 2
Registration is open now
Summer Session is open to current students of The Claremont Colleges in good standing at their respective colleges and qualified students in good standing at other accredited colleges and universities.

Mindful Movement: Insomnia
First Wednesdays, 5:45 p.m.
Third Thursdays, 12:15 p.m.

You are invited to participate in a drop-in qi gong class. The goal is to teach simple practices to help your grapple with hard situations such as illness, natural disasters, chronic stress, violence, imprisonment, inequities, death, immigration policies, and more. Open to all; no experience necessary.

Podcast Series: The Careful Photograph
New episodes released weekly
This spring, the programming for the Munroe Center for Social Inquiry is a podcast series. “The Careful Photograph” features contemporary photographers of color who are pushing the medium and posing important questions around race and identity. Each episode starts with a visual description of a single photograph by the artist, and then explores how the work in question works against expected tropes.

The City Bois Podcast
Fridays at 4 p.m.
The City Bois Podcast is brought to you by Noah and Marcus, two of our Community Assistants. Tune in weekly on Fridays at 4 p.m. PDT!


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