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Partner Spotlights: Issues Confronting Communities

July 1 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Join us for this panel discussion and learn about the community partners of the Community Engagement Center and their work. How are current events such as COVID, police brutality and elections affecting their work? What strategies are they are using to adapt to new needs? What programmatic resources do these organizations need to reach their goals?

The panel discussion will be followed by a Q&A.

Representatives include:

  • Veronica Alvarado, Deputy Director of the Warehouse Worker Resource Center
    WWRC is a nonprofit, organization dedicated to improving working conditions in the warehouse industry in Southern California.
  • Roberta Perlman, Pomona Public Library Board of Directors
    Roberta Perlman sponsors three youth programs focusing on academic tutoring, mentoring, literacy, and cultural and experiential enrichment through The Pomona Public Library Foundation.
  • Julia Bogany, Claremont Colleges Elder in Residence
    Julia is a member of the Tongva tribe and serves as a Cultural Officer on the Tongva Council and is a consultant and teacher.
  • Arthur Levine, Project Director at Huerta Del Valle
    HDV is an organization of community members to growing our own organic crops working toward sustainable community empowerment and health.
  • Tyee Griffith, Manager for Justice Education at The Claremont Colleges, Career Counselor with the Prison Education Project and Program Coordinator of the Reintegration Academy
    Tyee’s work revolves around developing programs and legislation that dismantle the prison industrial complex while expanding educational opportunities to underserved and underrepresented communities.

Zoom Link: https://pitzer.zoom.us/j/96006025995

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Date:
July 1
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Venue

Virtual Event
1050 North Mills Ave
Claremont, CA 91711 United States