Women's History Month
March 3, 2021
All Los Rios students are invited to participate in these events celebrating Women's History Month during March!
When Black Women Stand Up: The Power of Black Women in Effecting Political Change
Wednesday, March 10, 1:00 to 2:30 pm. Author and professor Dr. Melanye Price will speak about the power of Black women to effect political change.
"Chisholm '72 – Unbought and Unbossed" Film Discussion
Friday, March 12, 4:00 to 6:00 pm. Watch "Chisholm '72" (available in Canvas by joining the Cosumnes River College Social Responsibilities Committee's open course) ahead of time and then join CRC professors Sandra Carter and Alex Peshkoff for a discussion of this documentary on pioneering politician Shirley Chisholm, the first Black woman to Congress and the first to seek nomination for the highest office in the US.
Women in Film Presentation: Portrayals of the Enfranchised Woman
Thursday, March 18, 10:00 to 11:00 am. Join CRC professors Diana Reed and Lauren Wagner as they explore film depictions of women in times of political activism and provide examples of how their actions brought about meaningful change.
"Without a Whisper" Film Discussion
Thursday, March 25, 3:00 to 4:00 pm. Watch Without a Whisper" ahead of time and then join CRC professors Anastasia Panagakos and Diana Reed as they discuss the film, which uncovers the hidden history and profound influence Indigenous women had on the beginnings of the women's rights movement in the United States.