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Beyond Free Key Chains: Prepare for the Job Fair

When: Tuesday, October 15, 2019 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Where: B-building, B-114

Make the most of your job fair experience on October 23! Attend this session to learn tips on what to do before, during and after the job and internship fair.

Register for this event on Career Connect.

Emotional Intelligence Series by Alchemic Solutions : Toxic Masculinity

When: Wednesday, October 16, 2019 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Where: M-building, M-114


In this session we examine the traditional cultural masculine norms and gender roles that restrict the kinds of emotions allowable for boys and men to express, including social expectations that men seek to be dominant and limit their emotional range primarily to the expressions of anger.


Alchemic Solutions helps young men of color to tap into their alchemic source which helps them to transmute the narrative of what it means to be young, black, male and a king.


To attend and to request accommodations, please contact RFeroz@lagcc.cuny.edu

Fall into Wellness : New Student Health Summit

When: Wednesday, October 16, 2019 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Where: E-building, Atrium


The fall Health Summit will introduce students to the numerous supportive resources on and off campus The focus is the importance of Self Care. The event will feature engaging health and wellness-related activities that inform students about healthy lifestyle choices that will support their academic success by learning to develop their personal health and wellness goals.

Topics

  • Managing academic and personal responsibilities
  • Developing strategies to relieve stress and anxiety
  • Establishing support systems
  • Personal health and well being

Activities
  • Screenings are available
  • Blood Pressure & Glucose
  • STI & HIV status
  • Quit Smoking Information
  • Apply for Health Insurance
  • Apply for a FREE Exam & Eyeglasses
  • De-stress with Art and Board Games
  • Free Giveaways & Prizes


To request special accommodations by Oct. 10th Contact Jhony Nelson at Jhonyn@lagcc.cuny.edu or (718) 482- 5279

50th Anniversary of the Young Lords : Miguel Luciano in conversation with Hiram Maristany

When: Monday, October 21, 2019 11:45 AM - 2:00 PM

Where: E-building, E-500


Join us in celebrating the legendary Latinx community activist group and its legacies in the contemporary popular uprising in Puerto Rico.

Miguel Luciano is a multimedia visual artist whose work is in the permanent collections of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, El Museo del Barrio, and the Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, and is a faculty member at Yale University School of Art. Hiram Maristany, a photographer and lifelong resident of El Barrio, was a founding member of the NYC Young Lords and served as the organization’s official photographer. In their presentation for LaGuardia, Luciano and Maristany will discuss “Mapping Resistance,” a public art project that features Maristany’s historic photographs of the Young Lords’ activism enlarged and installed throughout East Harlem.

For more information, contact a member of the organizing committee: Ryan Mann-Hamilton (rmann-hamilton@lagcc.cuny.edu), Rebecca Tally (rtally@lagcc.cuny.edu), Arianne Fernandez (afernandez@lagcc.cuny.edu), and Belkis González (begonzalez@lagcc.cuny.edu).

50th Anniversary of the Young Lords : Iris Morales with Vanessa Valdes

When: Wednesday, October 23, 2019 10:30 AM - 12:45 PM

Where: E-building, E-242


Join us in celebrating the legendary Latinx community activist group and its legacies in the contemporary popular uprising in Puerto Rico.

Iris Morales’ activism for Latinx community empowerment spans decades. She is the author of Through the Eyes of Rebel Women: The Young Lords 1969-1976 and the editor of Voices from Puerto Rico Post-Hurricane Maria / Voces desde Puerto Rico pos-huracán María, which addresses climate justice and colonialism. Her award-winning documentary Palante, Siempre Palante! details the history of the Young Lords Organization and its confluences with the feminist, anti-war, and civil rights movements. Following a screening of this documentary, Morales will discuss her activism and creative work with Dr. Vanessa Valdés, Director of the Black Studies Program at City College. Dr. Valdés is the author or editor of four books, including The Future is Now: A New Look at African Diaspora Studies and Diasporic Blackness: The Life and Times of Arturo Alfonso Schomburg.

For more information, contact a member of the organizing committee: Ryan Mann-Hamilton ( rmann-hamilton@lagcc.cuny.edu), Rebecca Tally ( rtally@lagcc.cuny.edu), Arianne Fernandez ( afernandez@lagcc.cuny.edu), and Belkis González ( begonzalez@lagcc.cuny.edu).

Fall 2019 Job & Internship Fair

When: Wednesday, October 23, 2019 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Where: M-building, GYM


Exciting opportunity for students to make insider connections needed to land their next dream job.

Bring multiple copies of your resume and dress in business attire.

For a complete listing of participating companies, visit http://bit.ly/Fall19jobfair to RSVP.

RSVP on Career Connect.

For more information, please contact the Center for Career & Professional Development (CCPD) at Career@lagcc.cuny.edu, (718) 482-5235, B-Building, B-114

Emotional Intelligence Series by Alchemic Solutions : The Masked Man

When: Wednesday, October 23, 2019 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Where: M-building, M-114


The aim of the session is to show how everything is not what it seems. It is to demonstrate through visual aids how suffering in silence can affect you physically. This session unveils the importance of processing, unmasking and confronting emotions.


Alchemic Solutions helps young men of color to tap into their alchemic source which helps them to transmute the narrative of what it means to be young, black, male and a king.


To attend and to request accommodations, please contact RFeroz@lagcc.cuny.edu

50th Anniversary of the Young Lords : Juan Gonzalez

When: Thursday, October 24, 2019 10:30 AM - 12:45 PM

Where: E-building, E-242

Join us in celebrating the legendary Latinx community activist group and its legacies in the contemporary popular uprising in Puerto Rico.

Juan González is a pioneering broadcast journalist and investigative reporter. He is co-host of  the news program Democracy Now!, a founder of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, was a columnist at the New York Daily News for 29 years, and is currently the Richard D. Heffner Professor of Communications and Public Policy at Rutgers. González is the author of four books, including Roll Down Your Window: Stories from a Forgotten America and Harvest of Empire: A History of Latinos in America, which was adapted into a 2012 film, and co-author of News for All the People: The Epic Story of Race and the American Media. Born in Ponce, Puerto Rico, he was raised in New York City and was a founding member of the Young Lords. His presentation at LaGuardia will address his career as an investigative journalist, his activism, and the current popular uprising in Puerto Rico in response to the debt crisis and privatization. Discussion will be led by a LaGuardia journalism student.

For more information, contact a member of the organizing committee: Ryan Mann-Hamilton ( rmann-hamilton@lagcc.cuny.edu), Rebecca Tally ( rtally@lagcc.cuny.edu), Arianne Fernandez ( afernandez@lagcc.cuny.edu), and Belkis González ( begonzalez@lagcc.cuny.edu).

Applying to Selective Colleges presented by Kaplan Foundation

When: Thursday, October 24, 2019 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Where: E-Building, E-500


Learn how to become a part of the program that aims to support community college students by providing a competitive scholarship and support.

For more information, visit Transfer Services in B-215, Call 718-482-5185, email transfer@lagcc.cuny.edu or visit www.laguardia.edu/transferservices/

G.R.A.C.E. Leadership: Negotiating Your Worth

When: Thursday, October 24, 2019 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Where: E-Building, E-501


Students will learn and discuss compensation within the workplace and strategies on how to assert themselves to grow professionally.
Featuring special Guest facilitator: LAGCC Small Business Development Center facilitator and Business Advisor, Ms. Evelyn Carrasco.

If you require special accommodations, please contact Joanna De Leon at jdeleon@lagcc.cuny.edu two weeks prior to the program.