Events

Brown Bag Conversation: Being Latinx in the Teaching Profession: A Conversation with Ivan Antonio
 
Are you a Latinx student at Cuesta College interested in pursuing a career in Teaching?  

Join us for a discussion with Credential Student Ivan Antonio, who is local to the Central Coast
and completing his master's degree with a Teaching Credential in History from the University of
Southern California. Together we will discuss what representation means in the classroom and
how that impacts the learning experiences of our Latinx students in the K-12 education system.  

September 23rd, 5 - 6:00 p.m.  

Event Link: https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/92940908538 
Sign-Up: https://form.jotform.com/202467336496059 

Contact Jannet Rios for more information: jannet_riosleon@cuesta.edu 


Spoken Word with Rudy Calderon 
Watch a recording of the event on YouTube

Join us for an evening with Rudy Calderon, a dedicated Latino poet,  bilingual song writer,
author of 19 books, and educator. Rudy will speak for the first hour of the event. Attendees
will be invited to read poems by Hispanic authors during the last 30 minutes. See sign-up link below.  

October 6th, 6 - 7:30 p.m. (Spanish) 
Contact Ali Phelps for more information: allison_phelps1@cuesta.edu 


Chancellor’s Office Kick-off Event for Undocumented Student Action Week  
The California Community College System and its partners will introduce this year’s USAW activities,
discuss the 2020 theme, and explain our advocacy actions. This webinar will set the tone for the week
and encourage all to participate. 
 
October 14 at 9 - 10:30 a.m. 
Zoom registration links will be made available by September 17th. 
 
For more webinars, see link: https://www.ccleague.org/sites/default/files/images/usaw_2020_framework_flyer.pdf 


Spoken Word with Yosimar Reyes 

Watch a recording of the the events below: 

English Session 
Spanish Session

Join us for a day with Yosimar Reyes, a nationally acclaimed Poet and Public Speaker. He is well-known for
exploring themes of migration and sexuality in his work. Yosimar will speak for the first hour of the event.
Attendees will be invited to read poems by Hispanic authors.

Thursday, October 15th 
Session 1: 11-12:30 p.m. (English) 
Session 2: 6 -7:30 p.m. (Spanish) 

Contact Ali Phelps for more information: allison_phelps1@cuesta.edu 
Sponsored by the Latina Leadership Network, Friends of the Cuesta Library and the Cuesta Cultural Center


Undocumented and Unafraid Panel
Join Cuesta College Monarch Dream Center for their second annual Undocumented and Unafraid Panel in recognition of National Undocumented Student Week of Action

It will include Three Cuesta Dreamers/DACA/Mixed status students and Two Cal Poly Students sharing their educational journeys, struggles and successes as undocumented students.
This event will be open for Faculty, students, Staff, Administrators and the community.

October 22 at 4:00 p.m.
Event Link: https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/91435426062

Contact Estella Vazquez for more information: evazquez@cuesta.edu


Rumba Class 
Move your body and join us in a Rumba Fit class!

This is a Latin-inspired cardio dance exercise that uses music, movement, and culture to create a
multicultural party atmosphere. You don't need to know the perfect steps, just be open-minded
and ready to have fun while burning a few calories to achieve a healthy lifestyle. 
 
October 28 at 6:00 p.m. 
Event linkhttps://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/94403021510
Instagram Live: @cuestahealthcenter 

For more information: studenthealthcenter@cuesta.edu 


Conversatorio: Estilo de vida saludable, ¿cómo lograrlo?  

La comunidad hispana en los Estados Unidos representa un alto porcentaje en enfermedades de riesgo 
cardiovascular y enfermedades no transmisibles (como asma, diabetes y sobrepeso) que pueden evitarse 
haciendo simples ajustes en la dieta y la rutina diaria. 
 
Únete a nosotros y aprende cómo lograr esos pequeños cambios de hábitos que transformarán tu vida y
la de tu familia.  Los estudiantes de Cuesta y sus familiares están invitados a participar. El taller será en español.  
 
Jueves, Octubre 29, 6 p.m.  
Link del evento:  https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/93459693881  
Instagram Live: @cuestahealthcenter  
Contacto: studenthealthcenter@cuesta.edu 


Cuesta Cultural Center
San Luis Obispo, Building 5100, Rooms 5104A/B
cultural_center@cuesta.edu, Phone: (805) 546-3100 x2194

Dr. Anthony Gutierrez, Coordinator, agutierr@cuesta.edu
Ali Phelps, Activities Assistant, allison_phelps1@cuesta.edu