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International Womxn's Day

The International Womxn's Day Celebration is an event that recognizes and celebrates womxn who have made significant contributions towards gender equity, feminist practices, and intersectional approaches to their work and activism.

This year's events include the following:

  • March 4th 2020, 4-5 pm, Otter Cross Cultural Center: Poetry Workshop with Yesika Salgado
    • Come meet acclaimed poet, Yesika Salgado, and work with her to learn her approaches to poetry writing. This event is in collaboration with the International Womxn’s Day Celebration.
    • Sign up to be part of this workshop. Seating is limited.
Sign-up for Yesika Salgado's Workshop
  • March 4th 2020, 7-8 pm, Black Box Cabaret: Public Performance and Keynote with Yesika Salgado
    • Join us for an hour-long performance with acclaimed spoken word artist, Yesika Salgado
    • Yesika Salgado is a Los Angeles based Salvadoran poet who writes about her family, her culture, her city, and her fat brown body. She has shared her work in venues and campuses throughout the country. Salgado is a 2017 and 2018 National Poetry Slam finalist. Her work has been featured in the Los Angeles Times, Teen Vogue, Univision, Vibe Magazine, Huffington Post, NPR, TEDx, and many digital platforms. She is an internationally recognized body-positive activist and the writer of the monthly column Suelta for Remezcla. Yesika is the author of the Amazon best-sellers Corazón, Tesoro, and Hermosa, published with Not a Cult.
Acclaimed Poet Yesika Salgado

Past events have included:

  • A public arts workshop with acclaimed artist, Favianna Rodriguez.
  • An evening celebration recognizing womxn on campus with a keynote.
  • A screening of the documentary MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A.
  • A poetry workshop and a keynote from acclaimed spoken word artists, FreeQuency.

Otter Cross Cultural Center

(831) 582-4685