College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

Humanities and Communication


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A Day of Action for Racial Equity: Black faculty and staff teach-in

This day of Action at Cal State Monterey Bay was part of the 2020 #ScholarStrike. This event centered Black voices speaking their truth across a broad spectrum of topics. Apologies for the video starting after the official start of the session.

Thank you for the phenomenal CSUMB Black students, faculty, and staff or organized the event. Approximately 1,000 people participated.

Alumni Partner with Professor David Reichard in Legal Aid Internship Course

This semester, HCOM professor David Reichard is partnering in HCOM 498 with five legal aid organizations where students are working to help close the justice gap through internships. There are CSUMB alum on staff at all five sites, including HCOM grads Vanessa Ambriz (L) from California Rural Legal Assistance and Adriana Melogoza (R) from Watsonville Law Center along with Social and Behavior Sciences alum Elizabet Gonzalez (M) from UFW Foundation. Not pictured are HCOM alums Joseph Belmont from Monterey College of Law Legal Clinics and Jerennina Piquing from Legal Services for Seniors.

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