Pan-African Studies commemorated 50 years at Cal State LA with a ceremony honoring Black leaders and community members. More than 200 faculty, staff, students and supporters gathered for the Department of Pan-African Studies 5th Annual Black Community Honors Dinner, an evening that looked back on the department’s history and recognized the contributions of individuals who have committed their lives to the liberation and empowerment of the Black community.
The Pat Brown Institute for Public Affairs at Cal State LA released a groundbreaking poll of Black voters in Los Angeles County, a community that will be a major factor in the California presidential primary in 2020.
It’s impossible to talk about Latino leadership in Southern California without discussing Cal State LA. Many of the organizers of the Chicano civil rights movement were Cal State LA students and alumni.
Jill Adler-Moore, a renowned microbiologist and professor emerita at Cal Poly Pomona, received the LA BioStar Award from Cal State LA BioSpace in recognition of her years of research, leadership and mentorship.