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Peralta Community College District's only student-run publication.

The Citizen

Peralta Community College District's only student-run publication.

The Citizen

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CoA to host blood drive
College health coordinator says blood donations fell during pandemic
Eliot Faine, Staff Writer • April 13, 2024
Student Trustee Naomi Vasquez, who was sworn onto the Peralta Community College District Board of Trustees on Dec. 12, 2023, sees her role as an opportunity to uplift her fellow students and advocate for the value of a community college education. (Photo: Eliot Faine/The Citizen)
Student Trustee Naomi Vasquez aims to lift voices and empower students at PCCD
Isabelly Sabô Barbosa, Social Media Editor • February 28, 2024
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    Events Calendar

    Oakland Block Party
    Sep. 29 / 12:00am–3:00 pm
    Old Oakland, Washington & 8th St.
    Yo-Yo Ma & XQ Presents Oakland Block Party Feat. Jax the Band and Yo-Yo Ma. A celebration of youth, culture and community. Ajai Kasim, SOL Development, MC Hammer, 24/7 Turfin’ Dancers, Nick Reeves.

    OMCA POP-UP STORIES
    Sep. 29 / 11:00 am — 5:00 pm
    1000 Oak St., Oakland 94607
    Oakland Museum of California announces daylong pop-up experiences celebrating stories of people and place in around the block: A day of neighbor- hood stories.

    CA Public Records Act
    Oct. 2 / 6:30 pm — 8:00 pm
    Laney Campus Room F203
    Investigative Reporter Matt Drange and other First Amendment experts will present “Harnessing the Power of the California Public Records Act,” a look at how journalists acquire vital information from government agencies that are not always cooperative.

    Oakland Mayor Forum
    Oct. 5 / 7:00 pm — 8:00 pm
    Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center
    Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center is co-sponsoring with our colleagues, The League of Women Voters, Coalition of 100 Black Women, and The Women’s March.

    Latinx History Month
    Oct. 9 / 12:00 pm–1:30 pm
    Laney Library Browsing Area
    Amanda Esteva Book Reading: The Wanderings of Chela Coatlicue.

    Film on “Resilience”
    Oct. 12 / 12:00 pm–1:30 pm
    Laney Student Center 4th Floor
    “Resilience: The Biology Of Stress And The Science Of Hope” viewing and discussion. The film highlights how adverse childhood experiences impact overall health and well-being. across all departments.

    COA “Destiny Law School”
    Oct. 19 / 7:00 pm–8:00 pm
    College of Alameda
    The Community Change & Urban Leader- ship Initiative and The College of Alameda Debate & Law Club Presents Destination Law School is program of the Justice & Diversity Center of the Bar.

    OMCA — Días De Los Muertos
    Oct. 21 / 12:00 pm –4:30 pm
    1000 Oak St., Oakland 94607
    Experience Rituals,Community-Created Altars,Performances,Hands-On Family Activities,Artisanal Mercado, Meso-american Cooking Demonstrations,and More.

    Trial of Huey P. Newton Talk
    Nov. 2 / 12:00 pm–2:00 pm
    Laney College Library
    Laney Black Student Union to host Melvin Dickson and Gregory Newton (nephew of Huey P.Newton) to discuss the 1968 trial of Huey Newton for the shooting of an officer. Gregory Newton testified in the trial then, and will discuss it now with the BSU in the Laney Library.

    New D.R.E.A.M. Club Event
    Nov. 6 / 12:00 pm –1:00 pm
    College of Alameda F Building
    D.R.E.A.M. Club to host a discussion titled, “Attending to Historical Wounds,” featuring guest speaker Watani Steiner, who was a formerly-incarcerated activist, writer, and revolutionary.

    Dia De Los Muertos Reception
    Nov. 2 / 4:00 pm–6:00 pm
    June Steingart Gallery, Tower Building Laney Art Gallery Management Class presents “Chasing your fears,” an exhibit that pays tribute to Dia de los Muertos. The exhibit is on display until November 16th in the first floor of the Tower. (AIM) in 1968.

    About the Contributor
    In the fall of 2019, The Laney Tower rebranded as The Citizen and launched a new website. These stories were ported over from the old Laney Tower website, but byline metadata was lost in the port. However, many of these stories credit the authors in the text of the story. Some articles may also suffer from formatting issues. Future archival efforts may fix these issues.  
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