Vaccination Update

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Student Life Event Calendar

Below are the events supported by Student Life

June 2022

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Student Global Ambassadors (virtual)!

Student Global Ambassadors (virtual)!

Monday, May 16, 2022 - 12:00pm to Thursday, June 30, 2022 - 1:00pm

We are looking for virtual Student Global Ambassadors! Students will take a FREE 1-credit IDS120 virtual course in Summer Session I, earn a $500 stipend, and receive a Global Leader’s completion certificate. If you are in good academic standing, have at least a 2.0, and a personal, academic, or professional interest in global social justice, international initiatives, and/or regional interests in Taiwan, the Asian American Pacific Islanders (AAPI), the African Diaspora, and Syria & Lebanon, please contact Lucia Gbaya-Kanga (bgbayaka@ccp.edu), Study Abroad Coordinator.  
Here is a synopsis of last summer’s programs.

Hosted by: Division of Liberal Studies, Study Abroad

Additional Information can be found at: https://prideportal.ccp.edu/event/8091158

12:00pm
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Global Studies Summit! Taiwan Series May 31st-June 6th!

Global Studies Summit! Taiwan Series May 31st-June 6th!

Tuesday, May 31, 2022 - 9:00am to Monday, June 6, 2022 - 12:00pm

Community College of Philadelphia will be holding its second virtual month-long Global Studies Summit on social justice from May 31, 2022 - June 30, 2022. All events are student-centered and open to the college community as well as the greater public. For more info contact Study Abroad Program Coordinator: Lucia Gbaya-Kanga, bgbayaka@ccp.edu 
 
TAIWAN May 31st-June 2nd & June 6th  
Taiwan is located between the southeastern coast of the Asian continent and the East Asian islands distributed among the western Pacific Rim. To the north lie Japan and the Ryukyu Islands; to the south are the Philippine Islands; to the west is Mainland China. Taiwan is a long and narrow island stretching from north to south. The island is about 395 km long vertically and about 144 km in width with a total land area of around 36,000 square kilometers. 
Taiwan is one of the most famous countries in Asia for its tourism and location. It has 23 million in population. In collaboration with Shih Chien University, participants will have an immersive experience in Taipei, Taiwan, where you will learn about Taiwan, Chinese culture and its impact on global businesses. Through a focus on social justice in Taiwan, the series will food and culture, folklore, opera, hospitality, tourism, and sustainable practices in the toy industry.   
All sessions are VIRTUAL. ZOOM LINK 
Series Curator: Dr. Gayathri Banavara, Assistant Professor, Business Leadership, Business Leadership, Fashion and Hospitality 
 
Tuesday, May 31st 
09:00-11:00 Historical Development of Taiwan: Keynote Speech Dr. Tony Kuo,  
Vice President of Shih Chien University  
This session will provide general information on Taiwan and its development since 1912. 
11:00-12:00 Introduction of Taiwan, Food, Cultural, and Society 
Mr. Tulun Ou Xiqiang, Chinese Language Center Instructor  
The session will cover the following themes: contemporary society in Taiwan, diversity in food, religion, culture and language: Taiwanese Mandarin Chinese vs Mandarin Chinese in China as well as provide an overview of geography and the various ethnic groups in Taiwan.   
 
Wednesday, June 1st 
09:00-11:00 Social Justice in Taiwan Dr. Tony Kuo 
This session will provide an in-depth look at two very critical topics regarding social justice in Taiwan: Culture and Housing. 
11:00-12:00 Taiwan Music Mr. Tulun Ou Xiqiang   
Participants will be provided with an understanding of music in Taiwan through stories in Taiwanese music history. 
 
Thursday, June 2nd 
09:00-11:00 Don’t go to Taiwan! The heart of Asia Prof. Elegance Chang   
Participants will learn about travel and tourism in Taiwan and why they should visit!  
11:00-12:00 Chinese Opera and Facial Makeup Mr. Tulun Ou Xiqiang  
This session will provide an overview of roles, props and scenes of Chinese Opera and attendees will make their own masks through guidance in a painting mask activity. Participants, please contact Lucia Gbaya-Kanga, bgbayaka@ccp.edu to pick up materials before the session! 
 
Monday, June 6th  
09:00-11:00 Development Success and Business Opportunities in Taiwan Prof. Wei-Chung Wang, Professor from Shih Chien: English Taught Program (ETP)  
 Learn about business in Taiwan and opportunities to discover new and emerging trends! 
11:00-12:00 Chinese Culture -- Duan Wu Jie (Dragon Boat Festival, Ms. Chou, YiYi  
Participants will learn some Chinese vocabulary related to Dragon boat festival and experience how to make a sachet through a craft activity. 
Participants, please contact Lucia Gbaya-Kanga, bgbayaka@ccp.edu to pick up materials before the session! 

Hosted by: Study Abroad

Online Location: https://ccp.zoom.us/j/93376993266

Additional Information can be found at: https://prideportal.ccp.edu/event/8105861

9:00am
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Stress & Anxiety Support Group

Stress & Anxiety Support Group

Wednesday, June 1, 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

The facilitator will provide you with psychoeducation and hands-on coping skills to better combat stress & anxiety.

Hosted by: Counseling Center

Online Location: https://bit.ly/37JHxEH

Additional Information can be found at: https://prideportal.ccp.edu/event/8092316

11:00am
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Meditation Group

Meditation Group

Wednesday, June 1, 2022 - 12:15pm to 12:45pm

No previous Meditation experience is necessary. All students, faculty and staff are welcome to join. Register for 1 or all 5 sessions.

Hosted by: Counseling Center

Online Location: https://bit.ly/37mOoE3

Additional Information can be found at: https://prideportal.ccp.edu/event/8085080

12:15pm
Event Location:
 
Time Management

Time Management

Wednesday, June 1, 2022 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Do you have too much to do and not enough time to complete everything? This workshop will help you manage your time using various tools and time organization strategies.

Hosted by: Counseling Center

Online Location: https://bit.ly/3KXom87

Additional Information can be found at: https://prideportal.ccp.edu/event/8106134

3:00pm
Event Location:
 
 
 
 
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Student Global Ambassadors (virtual)!

Student Global Ambassadors (virtual)!

Monday, May 16, 2022 - 12:00pm to Thursday, June 30, 2022 - 1:00pm

We are looking for virtual Student Global Ambassadors! Students will take a FREE 1-credit IDS120 virtual course in Summer Session I, earn a $500 stipend, and receive a Global Leader’s completion certificate. If you are in good academic standing, have at least a 2.0, and a personal, academic, or professional interest in global social justice, international initiatives, and/or regional interests in Taiwan, the Asian American Pacific Islanders (AAPI), the African Diaspora, and Syria & Lebanon, please contact Lucia Gbaya-Kanga (bgbayaka@ccp.edu), Study Abroad Coordinator.  
Here is a synopsis of last summer’s programs.

Hosted by: Division of Liberal Studies, Study Abroad

Additional Information can be found at: https://prideportal.ccp.edu/event/8091158

12:00pm
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Global Studies Summit! Taiwan Series May 31st-June 6th!

Global Studies Summit! Taiwan Series May 31st-June 6th!

Tuesday, May 31, 2022 - 9:00am to Monday, June 6, 2022 - 12:00pm

Community College of Philadelphia will be holding its second virtual month-long Global Studies Summit on social justice from May 31, 2022 - June 30, 2022. All events are student-centered and open to the college community as well as the greater public. For more info contact Study Abroad Program Coordinator: Lucia Gbaya-Kanga, bgbayaka@ccp.edu 
 
TAIWAN May 31st-June 2nd & June 6th  
Taiwan is located between the southeastern coast of the Asian continent and the East Asian islands distributed among the western Pacific Rim. To the north lie Japan and the Ryukyu Islands; to the south are the Philippine Islands; to the west is Mainland China. Taiwan is a long and narrow island stretching from north to south. The island is about 395 km long vertically and about 144 km in width with a total land area of around 36,000 square kilometers. 
Taiwan is one of the most famous countries in Asia for its tourism and location. It has 23 million in population. In collaboration with Shih Chien University, participants will have an immersive experience in Taipei, Taiwan, where you will learn about Taiwan, Chinese culture and its impact on global businesses. Through a focus on social justice in Taiwan, the series will food and culture, folklore, opera, hospitality, tourism, and sustainable practices in the toy industry.   
All sessions are VIRTUAL. ZOOM LINK 
Series Curator: Dr. Gayathri Banavara, Assistant Professor, Business Leadership, Business Leadership, Fashion and Hospitality 
 
Tuesday, May 31st 
09:00-11:00 Historical Development of Taiwan: Keynote Speech Dr. Tony Kuo,  
Vice President of Shih Chien University  
This session will provide general information on Taiwan and its development since 1912. 
11:00-12:00 Introduction of Taiwan, Food, Cultural, and Society 
Mr. Tulun Ou Xiqiang, Chinese Language Center Instructor  
The session will cover the following themes: contemporary society in Taiwan, diversity in food, religion, culture and language: Taiwanese Mandarin Chinese vs Mandarin Chinese in China as well as provide an overview of geography and the various ethnic groups in Taiwan.   
 
Wednesday, June 1st 
09:00-11:00 Social Justice in Taiwan Dr. Tony Kuo 
This session will provide an in-depth look at two very critical topics regarding social justice in Taiwan: Culture and Housing. 
11:00-12:00 Taiwan Music Mr. Tulun Ou Xiqiang   
Participants will be provided with an understanding of music in Taiwan through stories in Taiwanese music history. 
 
Thursday, June 2nd 
09:00-11:00 Don’t go to Taiwan! The heart of Asia Prof. Elegance Chang   
Participants will learn about travel and tourism in Taiwan and why they should visit!  
11:00-12:00 Chinese Opera and Facial Makeup Mr. Tulun Ou Xiqiang  
This session will provide an overview of roles, props and scenes of Chinese Opera and attendees will make their own masks through guidance in a painting mask activity. Participants, please contact Lucia Gbaya-Kanga, bgbayaka@ccp.edu to pick up materials before the session! 
 
Monday, June 6th  
09:00-11:00 Development Success and Business Opportunities in Taiwan Prof. Wei-Chung Wang, Professor from Shih Chien: English Taught Program (ETP)  
 Learn about business in Taiwan and opportunities to discover new and emerging trends! 
11:00-12:00 Chinese Culture -- Duan Wu Jie (Dragon Boat Festival, Ms. Chou, YiYi  
Participants will learn some Chinese vocabulary related to Dragon boat festival and experience how to make a sachet through a craft activity. 
Participants, please contact Lucia Gbaya-Kanga, bgbayaka@ccp.edu to pick up materials before the session! 

Hosted by: Study Abroad

Online Location: https://ccp.zoom.us/j/93376993266

Additional Information can be found at: https://prideportal.ccp.edu/event/8105861

9:00am
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Global Studies Summit!Keeping Asia and Pacific Islands around Philly Series June 6th- June 9th!

Global Studies Summit!Keeping Asia and Pacific Islands around Philly Series June 6th- June 9th!

Monday, June 6, 2022 - 11:00am to Thursday, June 9, 2022 - 3:00pm

Community College of Philadelphia will be holding its second virtual month-long Global Studies Summit on social justice from May 31, 2022 - June 30, 2022. All events are student-centered and open to the college community as well as the greater public. For more info contact Study Abroad Program Coordinator: Lucia Gbaya-Kanga, bgbayaka@ccp.edu 
 
Keeping Asia and Pacific Islands Around Philly June 6th – June 9th   
Events will be virtual or in-person. Please follow the College's on-campus CoVid protocols!
Faculty Series Curator: Dr. Michelle Myers, Associate Professor, English Department Faculty have designed a weeklong program of events that celebrates the diversity of the Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities in Philadelphia. During this series, each day will feature a different Asian or Pacific Island country/region/culture, focusing on some element of history, culture, and social justice.  Programming this week also includes a mix of in-person and virtual events. Several interactive sessions will be offered, such as a cooking demonstration with Khmer American (Cambodian) chef Seri Chao from “Seri Cooks”; free food samples made by vendors from The Southeast Asian Food Market in FDR Park; a Japanese Taiko drum performance followed by a free Taiko drum workshop; and two film screenings depicting Native Hawaiian experiences, curated by the Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival (PAAFF).  
Participants can attend several educational virtual events, including a panel discussion about the Japanese American Citizens League, Philadelphia Chapter, and their history of allyship with the African American community. Another panel discussion will highlight the proposed Statue of Peace Plaza near the Vietnam Veterans Memorial to commemorate Korean “Comfort Women.”   
 
June 6: Focus on Southeast Asia (Lao, Vietnamese, and Khmer/Cambodian Communities) 
12:30 – 2pm; Location: Pavilion, P2-18 (In-Person) 
“Have You Eaten Yet?” Khmer Cuisine Cooking Demo with Seri Chao 
Seri Chao is a home chef who started his culinary journey with Khmer cuisine after his mom made plans to move back to Cambodia. Teaching him the original recipes her mother taught her instilled a sense of yearning to cook even more. In this free cooking demonstration, Seri will be making a noodle salad bowl with marinated beef and will have samples for the audience. Check out his YouTube channel “Seri Cooks” to see other recipes that he has shared.  
Please note: There is no vegetarian option for this cooking demonstration.  
 
2:00 – 2:30 pm; Location: The Cube, Pavilion, 2nd Floor (In-Person) 
Free Food Sampler, Featuring Vendors from The Southeast Asian Market in FDR Park 
The Southeast Asian Market in FDR Park is a community of refugees and immigrant vendors from the Lao, Khmer, Thai, Vietnamese, and Indonesian communities who have called the Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR) Park in South Philly their home since the 1980’s. For 35+ years they have cultivated an open community space all their own, providing a cultural hub for social gatherings, sharing of ethnic cuisines and business opportunities through vending. At The Southeast Asian Market in FDR Park, shoppers can enjoy many native cuisine dishes, culturally specific produce, plants, clothing and jewelry, as well as services provided by entrepreneurs speaking multiple languages.  Please come join us for free food samples of specialty dishes made by vendors from The Southeast Asian Food Market in FDR Park! 
 
2:30 – 4pm; Location: The Cube, Pavilion, 2nd Floor (In-Person & Virtual/Live-Stream Panel) 
“Refugee Roll Call from South Philly”: Panel Discussion about Southeast Asian Refugee Communities in Philadelphia 
Four representatives from various organizations that serve Southeast Asian refugees in Philadelphia will discuss the Vietnam War (often called “the American War” by Southeast Asians) and other social justice issues that impact Southeast Asian peoples in the U.S.  They will also discuss the issues that are specific to Southeast Asian refugees in Philadelphia, including members of the Lao, Vietnamese, and Khmer/Cambodian communities. 
Moderator: Dr. Michelle Myers 
 
June 7: Focus on Korea and Hawaii 
11am - 12:30pm (Virtual) 
“The World After You Spoke”: Short Film Screening and Panel Discussion about the Statue of Peace Plaza Commemorating Korean “Comfort Women” 
The Philadelphia Peace Plaza Committee (PPPC) is an Asian American and female-driven project to build a monument in Philadelphia that commemorates the victims of sexual slavery by the Imperial Japanese Army during WWII. This session will begin with a film screening of “The World After You Spoke,” an August 2021 performance event supported by The Korean Council and presented in memory of Kim Hak-soon, the first Comfort Woman survivor to break the silence through her public testimony on August 14, 1991.  During this virtual panel discussion after the film screening, panelists will discuss the film as well as PPPC’s efforts to construct a Statue of Peace Plaza at 805 S. Front Street in the Queen Village neighborhood of Philadelphia to commemorate the Korean Comfort Women. 
Panelists include Shinjoo Cho, Chair of PPPC; Jim Curry, Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial; Yolanda Wisher, former Poet Laureate of Philadelphia.  
Moderator: Dr. Michelle Myers 
 
1:30 - 3:30 pm; Location: CBI, C2-28 (In-Person) 
Documentary Film Screening: Cane Fire 
Cane Fire examines the past and present of the Hawaiian island of Kauaʻi, interweaving four generations of family history, numerous Hollywood productions, and troves of found footage to create a kaleidoscopic portrait of the economic and cultural forces that have cast Indigenous and working-class residents as “extras” in their own story. 
Cane Fire Awards and Recognition: 

Best Feature Documentary – 2020 Indie Memphis Film Festival 
Grand Jury Award for Best Documentary Feature – 2021 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival 
Jason D. Mak Award for Social Justice – 2021 DisOrient Asian American Film Festival of Oregon 
Vilay Mohan Social Change Award – 2021 Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival 

Presented in partnership with the Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival (PAAFF) 
 
June 8: Focus on Japan 
11am - 12:30pm (Virtual/Zoom) 
“Community Bridges for Asian-Black Unity”: Short Films Screening and Panel Discussion about Meaningful Allyship Between the Japanese American and African American Communities 
Members of the Philadelphia Chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL-Philly Chapter) will discuss the often untold history of allyship between the Japanese American and African American communities around social justice issues. This session will begin with a screening of short films highlighting such instances of allyship, followed by a discussion of the films and other related topics.  
Short film descriptions: 
Malcolm and Yuri (4 mins)  
This short video describes the friendship and organizing partnership shared among Malcolm X and Yuri Kochiyama.  
 
The Fourth March (8 mins) 
A short documentary that reveals the hitherto unknown role that Japanese American activist Kiyoshi Kuromiya played in the Selma-Montgomery marches.  
 
SF Japantown United Against Hate (5 mins) 
This short PSA talks about the work being done in San Francisco to build community solidarity.  
 
Reparations (trailer, 2 mins)  
Short trailer for Jon Ozaki’s documentary that talks about the need for Japanese Americans to support the work of Black Reparations, based on mutual support for the Japanese American Redress.  
 
2022 Shofuso Cherry Blossom Festival Recap Video (3 mins) 
This short video presents highlights of the 2022 Shofuso Cherry Blossom Festival that highlighted and celebrated cultural overlap among African Americans and Japanese Americans during a three-day concert series held in West Fairmount Park April 8-10, 2022.  
Panelists include Rob Buscher, JACL-Philly Chapter President; Cliff Akiyama, JACL-Philly Chapter Board Member; Paul Uyehara, former JACL-Philly Chapter President. 
Moderator: Dr. Michelle Myers 
  
1:30 – 3pm; Location: Bonnell Auditorium (In-Person and Live-stream/Zoom) 
Taiko drum performance and workshop with Casual Fifth 
Casual Fifth is a Philadelphia-based performing ensemble focusing on taiko and dance. Casual Fifth is co-directed by Alex Pfister and Mac Evans, who have been doing modern dance and Japanese drumming since 2005. The ensemble is ever-growing and evolving with friends, mentors, and mentees along the way. 
For more information about the free Taiko workshops offered by the Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia at the Shofuso Japanese House in Fairmount Park, please visit https://japanphilly.org/?event=taiko-workshop 
  
June 9: Focus on Hawaii 
11am - 12:30pm (Virtual) 
Documentary Film Screening: Out of State 
Out of State is an inside look at the lives of two native Hawaiians sent thousands of miles away from the tropical islands to a private prison in the Arizona desert. In this unlikely setting, David and Hale find a community of other native Hawaiians and discover their indigenous traditions from a fellow inmate serving a life sentence.  
Hoping for a fresh start and eager to prove that the experience has changed them forever, the two men finish their terms and return to Hawai’i. But once on the outside, they struggle with life’s hurdles and wonder if it’s possible to ever go home again. 
Out of State Awards and Recognition: 

Special Jury Award for Artistic Vision – 2017 Portland Film Festival Film Festival
Best Feature Documentary – 2017 Cayfilm
Liberty Bell Award  – 2017 Hawaii State Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division

 Presented in partnership with the Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival (PAAFF) 

Hosted by: Study Abroad

Online Location: https://ccp.zoom.us/j/93376993266

Additional Information can be found at: https://prideportal.ccp.edu/event/8105876

11:00am
 
 
 
Juneteenth Reading Resources

Juneteenth Reading Resources

Monday, June 6, 2022 - 1:00pm to Thursday, June 30, 2022 - 6:00pm

JUNETEENTH RESOURCES
 
CCP PRINT BOOKS:
 
Juneteenth: A Novel
Ellison, Ralph, author.; Callahan, John F., 1940- editor.; Johnson, Charles, 1948- writer of preface.
2000
ISBN 0375707549;, ISBN 9780375707544;, ISBN 0394464575;, ISBN 978039446457
 
 
CCP eBook/Full Text Online:
Juneteenth Texas
 
Francis Edward Abernethy, Alan B. Govenar, and Patrick B. Mullen, eds.
1996
 
 
General Gordon Granger : The Savior of Chickamauga and the Man Behind 'Juneteenth'
 
Robert C. Conner (2013)
 
 
Encyclopedia of Emancipation and Abolition in the Transatlantic World
Junius Rodriguez (2007)
 
Juneteenth
from Freedom Facts and Firsts: 400 Years of the African American Civil Rights Experience
Wynn, L. T. (2009). Juneteenth. In J. C. Smith, & L. T. Wynn
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FREE LIBRARY OF PHILADELPHIA
 
CHILDREN’S PRINT BOOKS
 
What is Juneteenth?
Kirsti Jewel (2022)
 
The story behind Juneteenth
Jack Reader (2020)
 
eBook
 
On Juneteenth
Annette Gordon-Reed (2021)
 
How the word is passed a reckoning with the history of slavery across America
Clint Smith (2021)
 
Video Resource:
The HistoryMakers video oral history with The Honorable Albert Edwards
Published: Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, 2016
 
DVD
Atlanta The complete first season
Beverly Hills, California : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2018
 
 
 
PRINT BOOKS
 
South of tradition : essays on African American literature
Trudier Harris (2002)
ISBN: 0820324337
 
 
 
LOCAL BOOKSHOPS:
 
Uncle Bobbie’s Coffee and Books
https://bookshop.org/shop/unclebobbies
 
Come Juneteenth
Ann Rinaldi (2009)
ISBN-10 :‎ 9780152063924
 
 
Island of Color: Where Juneteenth Started
Izola Ethel Fedford (2004)
ISBN-10 ‏: ‎1418469742
 
 
Hidden Black History: From Juneteenth to redlining
Amanda Jackson Green (2021)
ISBN-10 ‏: ‎ 1728429587
 
 
 
INTERNET  RESOURCES:
 
Juneteeth flag:
The True Meaning of the Juneteenth Flag, Explained
https://www.highsnobiety.com/p/juneteenth-flag-meaning/
 

Hosted by: Division of Academic and Student Success, Division of Student Development, Library, Office of Student Engagement / Center for Student Leadership Development

Additional Information can be found at: https://prideportal.ccp.edu/event/8112698

1:00pm
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Stress & Anxiety Support Group

Stress & Anxiety Support Group

Wednesday, June 8, 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

The facilitator will provide you with psychoeducation and hands-on coping skills to better combat stress & anxiety.

Hosted by: Counseling Center

Online Location: https://bit.ly/37JHxEH

Additional Information can be found at: https://prideportal.ccp.edu/event/8092317

11:00am
Event Location:
 
CHILD CARE ASSISTANCE-CCAMPIS Grant Open House

CHILD CARE ASSISTANCE-CCAMPIS Grant Open House

Wednesday, June 8, 2022 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Need funds for Child Care or Summer Camp?
The Child Care Access Means Parents in School (CCAMPIS) program pays up to $1,000 per month directly to a child care provider of your choice.  If you would like to know more information, please join us for an informal open house.  Feel free to drop in anytime between 11AM and 1PM.

Hosted by: Women's Outreach & Advocacy Center

Online Location: https://ccp.zoom.us/j/91758825948

Additional Information can be found at: https://prideportal.ccp.edu/event/8103488

11:00am
Event Location:
 
Meditation Group

Meditation Group

Wednesday, June 8, 2022 - 12:15pm to 12:45pm

No previous Meditation experience is necessary. All students, faculty and staff are welcome to join. Register for 1 or all 5 sessions!

Hosted by: Counseling Center

Online Location: https://bit.ly/37mOoE3

Additional Information can be found at: https://prideportal.ccp.edu/event/8085096

12:15pm
Event Location:
 
Provide Nutritious Meals at MANNA

Provide Nutritious Meals at MANNA

Wednesday, June 8, 2022 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Join the Institute to volunteer in the kitchen at MANNA, where you will be chopping vegetables, packing meals, filling meal trays, making sandwiches, and baking, among other tasks for the day. All meals you help prepare will go directly to MANNA's clients, who are battling life-threatening illnesses such as cancer and HIV/AIDS.
 
To sign up, please contact Community Engagement Specialist, Michael Miles at mmiles@ccp.edu.
 
*MANNA requires all volunteers to provide their COVID-19 proof of vaccination 

Hosted by: Institute for Community Engagement and Civic Leadership

Additional Information can be found at: https://prideportal.ccp.edu/event/8103684

1:00pm
Event Location:
 
Tackling Test-Taking Anxiety

Tackling Test-Taking Anxiety

Thursday, June 9, 2022 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm

Do you feel stressed at the thought of an upcoming test? Learn some techniques to help you stay calm and confident. You will also learn some test-taking strategies to help you better prepare for your tests.

Hosted by: Counseling Center

Online Location: https://bit.ly/3Lc5hzj

Additional Information can be found at: https://prideportal.ccp.edu/event/8106144

3:30pm
Event Location:
 
 
 
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Student Global Ambassadors (virtual)!

Student Global Ambassadors (virtual)!

Monday, May 16, 2022 - 12:00pm to Thursday, June 30, 2022 - 1:00pm

We are looking for virtual Student Global Ambassadors! Students will take a FREE 1-credit IDS120 virtual course in Summer Session I, earn a $500 stipend, and receive a Global Leader’s completion certificate. If you are in good academic standing, have at least a 2.0, and a personal, academic, or professional interest in global social justice, international initiatives, and/or regional interests in Taiwan, the Asian American Pacific Islanders (AAPI), the African Diaspora, and Syria & Lebanon, please contact Lucia Gbaya-Kanga (bgbayaka@ccp.edu), Study Abroad Coordinator.  
Here is a synopsis of last summer’s programs.

Hosted by: Division of Liberal Studies, Study Abroad

Additional Information can be found at: https://prideportal.ccp.edu/event/8091158

12:00pm
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Juneteenth Reading Resources

Juneteenth Reading Resources

Monday, June 6, 2022 - 1:00pm to Thursday, June 30, 2022 - 6:00pm

JUNETEENTH RESOURCES
 
CCP PRINT BOOKS:
 
Juneteenth: A Novel
Ellison, Ralph, author.; Callahan, John F., 1940- editor.; Johnson, Charles, 1948- writer of preface.
2000
ISBN 0375707549;, ISBN 9780375707544;, ISBN 0394464575;, ISBN 978039446457
 
 
CCP eBook/Full Text Online:
Juneteenth Texas
 
Francis Edward Abernethy, Alan B. Govenar, and Patrick B. Mullen, eds.
1996
 
 
General Gordon Granger : The Savior of Chickamauga and the Man Behind 'Juneteenth'
 
Robert C. Conner (2013)
 
 
Encyclopedia of Emancipation and Abolition in the Transatlantic World
Junius Rodriguez (2007)
 
Juneteenth
from Freedom Facts and Firsts: 400 Years of the African American Civil Rights Experience
Wynn, L. T. (2009). Juneteenth. In J. C. Smith, & L. T. Wynn
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FREE LIBRARY OF PHILADELPHIA
 
CHILDREN’S PRINT BOOKS
 
What is Juneteenth?
Kirsti Jewel (2022)
 
The story behind Juneteenth
Jack Reader (2020)
 
eBook
 
On Juneteenth
Annette Gordon-Reed (2021)
 
How the word is passed a reckoning with the history of slavery across America
Clint Smith (2021)
 
Video Resource:
The HistoryMakers video oral history with The Honorable Albert Edwards
Published: Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, 2016
 
DVD
Atlanta The complete first season
Beverly Hills, California : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2018
 
 
 
PRINT BOOKS
 
South of tradition : essays on African American literature
Trudier Harris (2002)
ISBN: 0820324337
 
 
 
LOCAL BOOKSHOPS:
 
Uncle Bobbie’s Coffee and Books
https://bookshop.org/shop/unclebobbies
 
Come Juneteenth
Ann Rinaldi (2009)
ISBN-10 :‎ 9780152063924
 
 
Island of Color: Where Juneteenth Started
Izola Ethel Fedford (2004)
ISBN-10 ‏: ‎1418469742
 
 
Hidden Black History: From Juneteenth to redlining
Amanda Jackson Green (2021)
ISBN-10 ‏: ‎ 1728429587
 
 
 
INTERNET  RESOURCES:
 
Juneteeth flag:
The True Meaning of the Juneteenth Flag, Explained
https://www.highsnobiety.com/p/juneteenth-flag-meaning/
 

Hosted by: Division of Academic and Student Success, Division of Student Development, Library, Office of Student Engagement / Center for Student Leadership Development

Additional Information can be found at: https://prideportal.ccp.edu/event/8112698

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Global Studies Summit - African Diaspora Juneteenth Series June 13th - June 22nd

Global Studies Summit - African Diaspora Juneteenth Series June 13th - June 22nd

Monday, June 13, 2022 - 10:00am to Wednesday, June 22, 2022 - 3:00pm

Community College of Philadelphia will be holding its second virtual month-long Global Studies Summit on social justice from May 31, 2022 - June 30, 2022. The summit will focus on Taiwan, Asian American Pacific Islanders, the African Diaspora, and Lebanon/Syria. All events are student-centered and open to the college community as well as the greater public. For more info contact Study Abroad Program Coordinator: Lucia Gbaya-Kanga, bgbayaka@ccp.edu 
All events will be virtual - Zoom Link for all virtual sessions. 
GLOBAL BLACK LIVES:  A JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION 
June 13th- June 22nd  
FACULTY CURATORS: DR. ANYA LOVE, NWENNA KAI GATES, LUCIA GBAYA-KANGA 
Overview:  With a focus on the upcoming Juneteenth celebration, the Black Studies program will be curating a virtual Juneteenth series focusing on art, culture, and resistance within the African Diaspora. This series will provide participants with a more holistic grounding in the interconnectedness of global Black identities and the specific complex issues various communities face and how they cultivate Black joy and celebrate Black beauty & life. It also allows for cross-continental conversations and reflections as participants will learn from local leaders, educators, artists, and activists and consider how they can approach similar issues within their own respective communities.  
Through film screenings, panel discussions, virtual tours and presentations, participants will explore: Music & Resistance, Culinary Arts, Archiving Global Black Lives, Cinema, Afro & African Futurism & Black Speculative Art with speakers from Philadelphia, Brazil, South Africa, and Ghana. All events will be virtual! ZOOM LINK 
 
Monday, June 13th  
10:15 am –12 pm Virtual 
Opening Remarks & Juneteenth libation 
The morning session will discuss the relationship between Black Music forms, resistance and liberation. African and Black music has a history that existed and continues to exist outside of enslavement and rebellion. The panelist will couch the music throughout the Black diaspora within the long narrative of African cultural ways of knowing and doing. 
Panelists:  
Amari Johnson, Temple Professor and Musician 
Jamal Moore, scholar and Musician from Baltimore 
Nate Thompson, Gospel and Philadelphia music scholar 
 
12:30 pm – 2 pm Virtual 
This session will examine foodways, food justice, and culinary traditions within the African Diaspora. The panel will consider the history of marginalized communities and their historical foodways. Particular interests will be paid to local food justice communities and the future of sustainability. 
Panelists:  
Charlyn Griffith, Free Brunch and Bunny Hop 
Christa Barfield, Farmer Jawn  
Cybille St.Aude, Honeysuckle Project 
 
Tuesday, June 14th  
Archiving Global Black Lives 
10 am –12 pm Virtual 
The morning and afternoon sessions will focus on the necessity of documenting Black lives. The panelists will discuss their unique archival work, process, and community building, and many other related topics. 
Panelists:  
Sylvia Arthur, The Library of Africa & The African Diaspora (LOATAD) - Ghana 
Tomarra Buckner, Black Soul Vintage 
Ashley Huston, Franny Lou's Porch 
 
12:30 – 2 pm Virtual 
Panelists:  
Chris Rogers, Robeson House  
Sed Miles’s Atlantic Archives 
Mia Thomas, Dox Thrash House Project 
 
Wednesday, June 15th Black resistance cinema throughout the Diaspora 
10 am-12:00 pm  
Prof. Nwenna Kai Gates will screen Senegalese filmmaker’s Ousmane’s Sembene’s radical first feature film Black Girl, or the original French title, La Noire de which translates as The Black Girl/Woman or “Someone’s Black Girl/Woman.” After the screening, she will discuss the controversial themes and ideas in the film with Chernoh Bah, a Sierra Leonean whistle blower, journalist, and anti-corruption campaigner who has defended the rights of the oppressed in Sierra Leone for many years. He documents his whistle blowing against governments in African countries through his online media company, The Africanist Press. Gates and Bah will discuss the issues of white patriarchy, colonialism, exploitation, cultural appropriation, and identity.  
 
1:00 –3:00 pm 
Prof. Nwenna Kai Gates will discuss and analyze the importance of the film Sankofa in being a Black resistance film as opposed to a film about slavery in context to the importance of celebrating Juneteenth. In addition to the analysis, she will have a conversation with Maori Holmes, Chief Executive Officer, Artistic Director, and Founder of the BlackStar Film Fest about the importance of Black resistance films, independent film festivals, and celebrating Juneteenth.  
 
Thursday, June 16th  
Black Speculative Art Virtual 
11 am – 12:30 pm Virtual 
This enlightening conversation will focus on Black Speculative Art, specifically Afro Magical Realism and Afro Fabulists. Renown educators, artists and activists Dr. Zakes Mda and Professor Emeritus DeJe Watson will explore these topics as well as reveal a bit about and their own current works.  
 
2:00-3:30 Virtual 
Student Screening: Cabralista documents the life of Amilcar Cabral, Bissau-Guinean & Cape Verdean revolutionary. This session will explore the documentary directed by Valerio Lopez, the intersections of art, media, and technology, and Lopez’s recent work The Africologist. This presentation will be led by Jasmine Rozario, an undergraduate student at the New School. 
 
Tuesday, June 21st  
Black Joy, Healing, & Beauty 
Mural Arts Black Paradise Project   
1:00-2:00 pm 
In collaboration with CCP’s Women’s Center there will be a 1-hour presentation and workshop on the Black Paradise Project and mental health. The Black Paradise Project is a collaboration between visual artist Yannick Lowery, and Dr. Kimberly Marie Ashby, counseling psychologist. It focuses on mitigating the mental health impacts of racism through the cultivation of joy-based events around the city over the past year. It is led through Mural Arts and the Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disability. A synopsis of the project and bios are found here: https://www.blackparadiseproject.com/about 
 
2:00-3:30 pm 
This session will be immediately followed by an afternoon student – centered film screening and discussion moderated by Quamiir Trice with a presentation about the Black is Beautiful project by Sabea Evans, Coordinator for the Africana Studies Program and Laɣim Tehi Tuma Fellowship at Bryn Mawr College. 
  
Wednesday, June 22nd  
11:00 am –12:00 pm & 12:30 –1:30 pm Virtual 
The morning presentation will focus on Swahili culture, language and the traditional Kanga material with some Swahili language instruction. The afternoon session will be an exciting Afrobeats presentation by the University of Sciences Student Dance troupe. 
Presenter: Mwalimu Betty Bolger 
 

Hosted by: Study Abroad

Online Location: https://ccp.zoom.us/j/93376993266

Additional Information can be found at: https://prideportal.ccp.edu/event/8105991

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#CCPVotes Voter Registration Tabling Event

#CCPVotes Voter Registration Tabling Event

Tuesday, June 14, 2022 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Are you registered to vote? Did you know there is a general election coming up in November? One of the most important ways you can affect change and make your voice heard is through voting in local, state and federal elections.
 
These are the seats up for election:
 
- Governor
- U.S. Senate
- Lieutenant Governor
- U.S. House of Representatives
- PA State Senate
- PA State Representative
- Committee People
 
Our #CCPVotes team will be out on campus to help you get registered to vote and to answer questions you may have about the upcoming election, or about the democratic process overall. Come see us in the Pavilion Courtyard between 11am - 1pm! (if it rains, we will be inside the 1st floor entrance of the Pavilion building)

Hosted by: Institute for Community Engagement and Civic Leadership

Additional Information can be found at: https://prideportal.ccp.edu/event/8097096

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Celebrate Juneteenth! Freedom Day!

Celebrate Juneteenth! Freedom Day!

Tuesday, June 14, 2022 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

Come celebrate Juneteenth! FREEDOM DAY!
 
Juneteenth is a holiday celebrated on June 19th to commemorate the emancipation of enslaved people in the US. The holiday was first celebrated in Texas, where on that date in 1865, in the aftermath of the Civil War, slaves were declared free under the terms of the 1862 Emancipation Proclamation.
 
STUDENTS - On Tuesday, 6/14 THROUGH Thursday, 6/16, 11-2 pm. STOP BY TO PICK UP YOUR FREE JUNETEENTH GIVEAWAYS AND INFORMATION.  
 
STAFF - On Tuesday, 6/14 THROUGH Thursday, 6/16, 11-2 pm. STOP BY TO PICK UP JUNETEENTH INFORMATION - AND- ON THURSDAY, 6/16 @ 2pm- 2:30pm. STOP BY THE TABLE AND PICK UP A FREE JUNETEENTH GIVEAWAY. * until supplies last.  
 
Juneteenth Celebration Tables with information and giveaways will be located in the Lion's Den Courtyard ( *in front of the Athletic Center)    
 
Learn more about Juneteenth HERE
 
More celebrations: 
 
Juneteenth Parade 
 
Juneteenth Celebrations in Philadelphia
 
Questions? Contact Jenavia Weaver, Director of Student Engagement, jjweaver@ccp.edu 

Hosted by: Division of Student Development, Office of Student Engagement / Center for Student Leadership Development

Additional Information can be found at: https://prideportal.ccp.edu/event/8107816

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Stress & Anxiety Support Group

Stress & Anxiety Support Group

Wednesday, June 15, 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

The facilitator will provide you with psychoeducation and hands-on coping skills to better combat stress & anxiety.

Hosted by: Counseling Center

Online Location: https://bit.ly/37JHxEH

Additional Information can be found at: https://prideportal.ccp.edu/event/8092318

11:00am
Event Location:
 
Celebrate Juneteenth! Freedom Day!

Celebrate Juneteenth! Freedom Day!

Wednesday, June 15, 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Come celebrate Juneteenth! 
 
Juneteenth is a holiday celebrated on June 19th to commemorate the emancipation of enslaved people in the US. The holiday was first celebrated in Texas, where on that date in 1865, in the aftermath of the Civil War, slaves were declared free under the terms of the 1862 Emancipation Proclamation.
 
On Tuesday, 6/14-Thursday, 6/16, 11-2 pm 
 
Juneteenth Celebration Tables with information and giveaways will be located in the Lion's Den Courtyard ( *in front of the Athletic Center)    

Hosted by: Division of Student Development, Office of Student Engagement / Center for Student Leadership Development

Additional Information can be found at: https://prideportal.ccp.edu/event/8107817

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Grady's Community Garden Summer Planting Day. Want to Volunteer? Learn to harvest? Want free produce? Join us!

Wednesday, June 15th, 10 am - 4 pm
The Food Collaborative Initiative -  Hosted Grady's Community Garden and the Snack Rack Food Pantry
Meet Grady's Community Garden farming partner - the farmers from Bartrum Gardens Sankofa Farms. 
Information tables: Black Farmers in Philadelphia, Grady's Community Garden, Snack Rack Food Pantry, and other food resources at the College. 
11 am Volunteer (Staff and Students) - Harvest crops
3 pm - Fresh produce give away.  Freshly harvested right out of the garden! Yum! 
*Students will have the opportunity to sign - up for Fall 2022  
GRADY'S COMMUNITY GARDEN'S EXPERIENTIAL LEADERSHIP & SURVIVAL SERIES.
L.I.F.E.* Student Leadership Skills Certificate Program.
*(Lead, Innovate, Flourish and Educate) The newest program hosted by Philadelphia L.E.A.D.S. 
 
Questions? Contact Jenavia Weaver, Director of Student Engagement, jjweaver@ccp.edu 

Hosted by: Grady’s Community Garden, Office of Student Engagement / Center for Student Leadership Development, Philadelphia L.E.A.D.S. - The Student Leadership Society, Snack Rack

Additional Information can be found at: https://prideportal.ccp.edu/event/8113587

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Meditation Group

Meditation Group

Wednesday, June 15, 2022 - 12:15pm to 12:45pm

No previous Meditation experience is necessary. All students, faculty and staff are welcome to join. Register for 1 or all 5 sessions!

Hosted by: Counseling Center

Online Location: https://bit.ly/37mOoE3

Additional Information can be found at: https://prideportal.ccp.edu/event/8085097

12:15pm
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Celebrate Juneteenth! Freedom Day!

Celebrate Juneteenth! Freedom Day!

Thursday, June 16, 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Come celebrate Juneteenth! 
 
Juneteenth is a holiday celebrated on June 19th to commemorate the emancipation of enslaved people in the US. The holiday was first celebrated in Texas, where on that date in 1865, in the aftermath of the Civil War, slaves were declared free under the terms of the 1862 Emancipation Proclamation.
 
On Tuesday, 6/14-Thursday, 6/16, 11-2 pm 
 
Juneteenth Celebration Tables with information and giveaways will be located in the Lion's Den Courtyard ( *in front of the Athletic Center) 
 
Hosted by the Office of Student Engagement and the Center for Student Leadership Development.   

Hosted by: Division of Student Development, Office of Student Engagement / Center for Student Leadership Development

Additional Information can be found at: https://prideportal.ccp.edu/event/8107818

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Thursday, 6/16 - You’re Invited to a Garden Party! @ Grady's Community Garden.

As a part of the College's weeklong Juneteenth festivities come out and enjoy your Spring Garden community friends and Lion Nation colleagues promoting food sovereignty. Our students should never be insecure about food! With that ...    
 
You’re Invited to a Garden Party!
 
Come visit Grady’s Community Garden at Community College of Philadelphia
Thursday, June 16, 2022
5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Light fare, music, and good conversation!
 
R.S.V.P. to yazdanianfund@outlook.com by Friday, June 10, 2022
For more information or to donate go to https://foundation.ccp.edu/donate
*When donating online under Gift Designation enter “Other” and write In Yazdanian Fund
 
Guests may find street parking or take advantage of complimentary parking in the College’s parking garage accessible via 17th or 18th streets between Callowhill and Spring Garden.  Grady’s Garden is located directly across from the parking garage on 17th Street.  In case of inclement weather, the event will be held in the College’s Library and Learning Commons on 17th Street.
 
Community College of Philadelphia’s Grady’s Community Garden was established in 2018 to provide healthy food alternatives alongside the Snack Rack, the College’s food pantry.
Did you know:

1 out of 3 Community College of Philadelphia students reported being food insecure.
A recent study found that 50% of students surveyed reported worrying about having enough money for food.

Help Fight Hunger through the Yazdanian Fund! A great friend to CCP and our students!  
 
Community College of Philadelphia is a Food Sovereignty Champion!
The Snack Rack hit the 10,000 mark! Since its humble beginning in 2017, the Snack Rack has fed 10,000 students*. ( *CCP Institutional Research Data, 2022). Since its establishment in 2013, Single Stop at Community College of Philadelphia has screened more than 13,500 students, connecting them and their families with more than $28 million dollars in tax refunds, cash, and non-cash benefits.
Spring Harvest Time! Healthy food for our students!
Grady's Community Garden Food Sovereignty Team
Single Stop Team - One Office. Many Services.
The Snack Rack Food Pantry
"Food Sovereignty is the right of peoples to healthy and culturally appropriate food produced through ecologically sound and sustainable methods, and their right to define their own food and agriculture systems."
 
See you there!  Remember - " If they are hungry, they can't hear you!" 
 
Hosted by the Office of Institutional Advancement, Office of Student Engagement, and the Center for Student Leadership Development.
Questions? Contact Patti Conroy, Development Officer, pconroy@ccp.edu and/or Jenavia Weaver, Director of Student Engagement, jjweaver@ccp.edu 

Hosted by: Grady’s Community Garden, Office of Student Engagement / Center for Student Leadership Development, Office of Institutional Advancement, Single Stop, Snack Rack

Additional Information can be found at: https://prideportal.ccp.edu/event/8107794

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Student Global Ambassadors (virtual)!

Student Global Ambassadors (virtual)!

Monday, May 16, 2022 - 12:00pm to Thursday, June 30, 2022 - 1:00pm

We are looking for virtual Student Global Ambassadors! Students will take a FREE 1-credit IDS120 virtual course in Summer Session I, earn a $500 stipend, and receive a Global Leader’s completion certificate. If you are in good academic standing, have at least a 2.0, and a personal, academic, or professional interest in global social justice, international initiatives, and/or regional interests in Taiwan, the Asian American Pacific Islanders (AAPI), the African Diaspora, and Syria & Lebanon, please contact Lucia Gbaya-Kanga (bgbayaka@ccp.edu), Study Abroad Coordinator.  
Here is a synopsis of last summer’s programs.

Hosted by: Division of Liberal Studies, Study Abroad

Additional Information can be found at: https://prideportal.ccp.edu/event/8091158

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Juneteenth Reading Resources

Juneteenth Reading Resources

Monday, June 6, 2022 - 1:00pm to Thursday, June 30, 2022 - 6:00pm

JUNETEENTH RESOURCES
 
CCP PRINT BOOKS:
 
Juneteenth: A Novel
Ellison, Ralph, author.; Callahan, John F., 1940- editor.; Johnson, Charles, 1948- writer of preface.
2000
ISBN 0375707549;, ISBN 9780375707544;, ISBN 0394464575;, ISBN 978039446457
 
 
CCP eBook/Full Text Online:
Juneteenth Texas
 
Francis Edward Abernethy, Alan B. Govenar, and Patrick B. Mullen, eds.
1996
 
 
General Gordon Granger : The Savior of Chickamauga and the Man Behind 'Juneteenth'
 
Robert C. Conner (2013)
 
 
Encyclopedia of Emancipation and Abolition in the Transatlantic World
Junius Rodriguez (2007)
 
Juneteenth
from Freedom Facts and Firsts: 400 Years of the African American Civil Rights Experience
Wynn, L. T. (2009). Juneteenth. In J. C. Smith, & L. T. Wynn
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FREE LIBRARY OF PHILADELPHIA
 
CHILDREN’S PRINT BOOKS
 
What is Juneteenth?
Kirsti Jewel (2022)
 
The story behind Juneteenth
Jack Reader (2020)
 
eBook
 
On Juneteenth
Annette Gordon-Reed (2021)
 
How the word is passed a reckoning with the history of slavery across America
Clint Smith (2021)
 
Video Resource:
The HistoryMakers video oral history with The Honorable Albert Edwards
Published: Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, 2016
 
DVD
Atlanta The complete first season
Beverly Hills, California : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2018
 
 
 
PRINT BOOKS
 
South of tradition : essays on African American literature
Trudier Harris (2002)
ISBN: 0820324337
 
 
 
LOCAL BOOKSHOPS:
 
Uncle Bobbie’s Coffee and Books
https://bookshop.org/shop/unclebobbies
 
Come Juneteenth
Ann Rinaldi (2009)
ISBN-10 :‎ 9780152063924
 
 
Island of Color: Where Juneteenth Started
Izola Ethel Fedford (2004)
ISBN-10 ‏: ‎1418469742
 
 
Hidden Black History: From Juneteenth to redlining
Amanda Jackson Green (2021)
ISBN-10 ‏: ‎ 1728429587
 
 
 
INTERNET  RESOURCES:
 
Juneteeth flag:
The True Meaning of the Juneteenth Flag, Explained
https://www.highsnobiety.com/p/juneteenth-flag-meaning/
 

Hosted by: Division of Academic and Student Success, Division of Student Development, Library, Office of Student Engagement / Center for Student Leadership Development

Additional Information can be found at: https://prideportal.ccp.edu/event/8112698

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Global Studies Summit - African Diaspora Juneteenth Series June 13th - June 22nd

Global Studies Summit - African Diaspora Juneteenth Series June 13th - June 22nd

Monday, June 13, 2022 - 10:00am to Wednesday, June 22, 2022 - 3:00pm

Community College of Philadelphia will be holding its second virtual month-long Global Studies Summit on social justice from May 31, 2022 - June 30, 2022. The summit will focus on Taiwan, Asian American Pacific Islanders, the African Diaspora, and Lebanon/Syria. All events are student-centered and open to the college community as well as the greater public. For more info contact Study Abroad Program Coordinator: Lucia Gbaya-Kanga, bgbayaka@ccp.edu 
All events will be virtual - Zoom Link for all virtual sessions. 
GLOBAL BLACK LIVES:  A JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION 
June 13th- June 22nd  
FACULTY CURATORS: DR. ANYA LOVE, NWENNA KAI GATES, LUCIA GBAYA-KANGA 
Overview:  With a focus on the upcoming Juneteenth celebration, the Black Studies program will be curating a virtual Juneteenth series focusing on art, culture, and resistance within the African Diaspora. This series will provide participants with a more holistic grounding in the interconnectedness of global Black identities and the specific complex issues various communities face and how they cultivate Black joy and celebrate Black beauty & life. It also allows for cross-continental conversations and reflections as participants will learn from local leaders, educators, artists, and activists and consider how they can approach similar issues within their own respective communities.  
Through film screenings, panel discussions, virtual tours and presentations, participants will explore: Music & Resistance, Culinary Arts, Archiving Global Black Lives, Cinema, Afro & African Futurism & Black Speculative Art with speakers from Philadelphia, Brazil, South Africa, and Ghana. All events will be virtual! ZOOM LINK 
 
Monday, June 13th  
10:15 am –12 pm Virtual 
Opening Remarks & Juneteenth libation 
The morning session will discuss the relationship between Black Music forms, resistance and liberation. African and Black music has a history that existed and continues to exist outside of enslavement and rebellion. The panelist will couch the music throughout the Black diaspora within the long narrative of African cultural ways of knowing and doing. 
Panelists:  
Amari Johnson, Temple Professor and Musician 
Jamal Moore, scholar and Musician from Baltimore 
Nate Thompson, Gospel and Philadelphia music scholar 
 
12:30 pm – 2 pm Virtual 
This session will examine foodways, food justice, and culinary traditions within the African Diaspora. The panel will consider the history of marginalized communities and their historical foodways. Particular interests will be paid to local food justice communities and the future of sustainability. 
Panelists:  
Charlyn Griffith, Free Brunch and Bunny Hop 
Christa Barfield, Farmer Jawn  
Cybille St.Aude, Honeysuckle Project 
 
Tuesday, June 14th  
Archiving Global Black Lives 
10 am –12 pm Virtual 
The morning and afternoon sessions will focus on the necessity of documenting Black lives. The panelists will discuss their unique archival work, process, and community building, and many other related topics. 
Panelists:  
Sylvia Arthur, The Library of Africa & The African Diaspora (LOATAD) - Ghana 
Tomarra Buckner, Black Soul Vintage 
Ashley Huston, Franny Lou's Porch 
 
12:30 – 2 pm Virtual 
Panelists:  
Chris Rogers, Robeson House  
Sed Miles’s Atlantic Archives 
Mia Thomas, Dox Thrash House Project 
 
Wednesday, June 15th Black resistance cinema throughout the Diaspora 
10 am-12:00 pm  
Prof. Nwenna Kai Gates will screen Senegalese filmmaker’s Ousmane’s Sembene’s radical first feature film Black Girl, or the original French title, La Noire de which translates as The Black Girl/Woman or “Someone’s Black Girl/Woman.” After the screening, she will discuss the controversial themes and ideas in the film with Chernoh Bah, a Sierra Leonean whistle blower, journalist, and anti-corruption campaigner who has defended the rights of the oppressed in Sierra Leone for many years. He documents his whistle blowing against governments in African countries through his online media company, The Africanist Press. Gates and Bah will discuss the issues of white patriarchy, colonialism, exploitation, cultural appropriation, and identity.  
 
1:00 –3:00 pm 
Prof. Nwenna Kai Gates will discuss and analyze the importance of the film Sankofa in being a Black resistance film as opposed to a film about slavery in context to the importance of celebrating Juneteenth. In addition to the analysis, she will have a conversation with Maori Holmes, Chief Executive Officer, Artistic Director, and Founder of the BlackStar Film Fest about the importance of Black resistance films, independent film festivals, and celebrating Juneteenth.  
 
Thursday, June 16th  
Black Speculative Art Virtual 
11 am – 12:30 pm Virtual 
This enlightening conversation will focus on Black Speculative Art, specifically Afro Magical Realism and Afro Fabulists. Renown educators, artists and activists Dr. Zakes Mda and Professor Emeritus DeJe Watson will explore these topics as well as reveal a bit about and their own current works.  
 
2:00-3:30 Virtual 
Student Screening: Cabralista documents the life of Amilcar Cabral, Bissau-Guinean & Cape Verdean revolutionary. This session will explore the documentary directed by Valerio Lopez, the intersections of art, media, and technology, and Lopez’s recent work The Africologist. This presentation will be led by Jasmine Rozario, an undergraduate student at the New School. 
 
Tuesday, June 21st  
Black Joy, Healing, & Beauty 
Mural Arts Black Paradise Project   
1:00-2:00 pm 
In collaboration with CCP’s Women’s Center there will be a 1-hour presentation and workshop on the Black Paradise Project and mental health. The Black Paradise Project is a collaboration between visual artist Yannick Lowery, and Dr. Kimberly Marie Ashby, counseling psychologist. It focuses on mitigating the mental health impacts of racism through the cultivation of joy-based events around the city over the past year. It is led through Mural Arts and the Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disability. A synopsis of the project and bios are found here: https://www.blackparadiseproject.com/about 
 
2:00-3:30 pm 
This session will be immediately followed by an afternoon student – centered film screening and discussion moderated by Quamiir Trice with a presentation about the Black is Beautiful project by Sabea Evans, Coordinator for the Africana Studies Program and Laɣim Tehi Tuma Fellowship at Bryn Mawr College. 
  
Wednesday, June 22nd  
11:00 am –12:00 pm & 12:30 –1:30 pm Virtual 
The morning presentation will focus on Swahili culture, language and the traditional Kanga material with some Swahili language instruction. The afternoon session will be an exciting Afrobeats presentation by the University of Sciences Student Dance troupe. 
Presenter: Mwalimu Betty Bolger 
 

Hosted by: Study Abroad

Online Location: https://ccp.zoom.us/j/93376993266

Additional Information can be found at: https://prideportal.ccp.edu/event/8105991

10:00am
 
 
 
 
 
 
Stress Management

Stress Management

Tuesday, June 21, 2022 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Learn techniques to manage stress at home, school and on the job.

Hosted by: Counseling Center

Online Location: https://bit.ly/3kW0U0h

Additional Information can be found at: https://prideportal.ccp.edu/event/8106159

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Juneteenth Jubilee

Juneteenth Jubilee

Tuesday, June 21, 2022 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

We Celebrate this Juneteenth with a wonderful presentation on what it means to Exude Black Joy. We will start with an interactive presentation from the Black Paradise Project of Mural Arts followed by a student led panel discussion. Please come celebrate with us.
Webinar Address to Come

Hosted by: Women's Outreach & Advocacy Center

Online Location: http://zoom.com

Additional Information can be found at: https://prideportal.ccp.edu/event/8114673

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Event Location:
 
Stress & Anxiety Support Group

Stress & Anxiety Support Group

Wednesday, June 22, 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

The facilitator will provide you with psychoeducation and hands-on coping skills to better combat stress & anxiety.

Hosted by: Counseling Center

Online Location: https://bit.ly/37JHxEH

Additional Information can be found at: https://prideportal.ccp.edu/event/8092319

11:00am
Event Location:
 
Meditation Group

Meditation Group

Wednesday, June 22, 2022 - 12:15pm to 12:45pm

No previous Meditation experience is necessary. All students, faculty and staff are welcome to join. Register for 1 or all 5 sessions!

Hosted by: Counseling Center

Online Location: https://bit.ly/37mOoE3

Additional Information can be found at: https://prideportal.ccp.edu/event/8085098

12:15pm
Event Location:
 
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Student Global Ambassadors (virtual)!

Student Global Ambassadors (virtual)!

Monday, May 16, 2022 - 12:00pm to Thursday, June 30, 2022 - 1:00pm

We are looking for virtual Student Global Ambassadors! Students will take a FREE 1-credit IDS120 virtual course in Summer Session I, earn a $500 stipend, and receive a Global Leader’s completion certificate. If you are in good academic standing, have at least a 2.0, and a personal, academic, or professional interest in global social justice, international initiatives, and/or regional interests in Taiwan, the Asian American Pacific Islanders (AAPI), the African Diaspora, and Syria & Lebanon, please contact Lucia Gbaya-Kanga (bgbayaka@ccp.edu), Study Abroad Coordinator.  
Here is a synopsis of last summer’s programs.

Hosted by: Division of Liberal Studies, Study Abroad

Additional Information can be found at: https://prideportal.ccp.edu/event/8091158

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Juneteenth Reading Resources

Juneteenth Reading Resources

Monday, June 6, 2022 - 1:00pm to Thursday, June 30, 2022 - 6:00pm

JUNETEENTH RESOURCES
 
CCP PRINT BOOKS:
 
Juneteenth: A Novel
Ellison, Ralph, author.; Callahan, John F., 1940- editor.; Johnson, Charles, 1948- writer of preface.
2000
ISBN 0375707549;, ISBN 9780375707544;, ISBN 0394464575;, ISBN 978039446457
 
 
CCP eBook/Full Text Online:
Juneteenth Texas
 
Francis Edward Abernethy, Alan B. Govenar, and Patrick B. Mullen, eds.
1996
 
 
General Gordon Granger : The Savior of Chickamauga and the Man Behind 'Juneteenth'
 
Robert C. Conner (2013)
 
 
Encyclopedia of Emancipation and Abolition in the Transatlantic World
Junius Rodriguez (2007)
 
Juneteenth
from Freedom Facts and Firsts: 400 Years of the African American Civil Rights Experience
Wynn, L. T. (2009). Juneteenth. In J. C. Smith, & L. T. Wynn
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FREE LIBRARY OF PHILADELPHIA
 
CHILDREN’S PRINT BOOKS
 
What is Juneteenth?
Kirsti Jewel (2022)
 
The story behind Juneteenth
Jack Reader (2020)
 
eBook
 
On Juneteenth
Annette Gordon-Reed (2021)
 
How the word is passed a reckoning with the history of slavery across America
Clint Smith (2021)
 
Video Resource:
The HistoryMakers video oral history with The Honorable Albert Edwards
Published: Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, 2016
 
DVD
Atlanta The complete first season
Beverly Hills, California : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2018
 
 
 
PRINT BOOKS
 
South of tradition : essays on African American literature
Trudier Harris (2002)
ISBN: 0820324337
 
 
 
LOCAL BOOKSHOPS:
 
Uncle Bobbie’s Coffee and Books
https://bookshop.org/shop/unclebobbies
 
Come Juneteenth
Ann Rinaldi (2009)
ISBN-10 :‎ 9780152063924
 
 
Island of Color: Where Juneteenth Started
Izola Ethel Fedford (2004)
ISBN-10 ‏: ‎1418469742
 
 
Hidden Black History: From Juneteenth to redlining
Amanda Jackson Green (2021)
ISBN-10 ‏: ‎ 1728429587
 
 
 
INTERNET  RESOURCES:
 
Juneteeth flag:
The True Meaning of the Juneteenth Flag, Explained
https://www.highsnobiety.com/p/juneteenth-flag-meaning/
 

Hosted by: Division of Academic and Student Success, Division of Student Development, Library, Office of Student Engagement / Center for Student Leadership Development

Additional Information can be found at: https://prideportal.ccp.edu/event/8112698

1:00pm
 
 
Global Studies Summit - Lebanon/Syria Series June 27th - June 30th

Global Studies Summit - Lebanon/Syria Series June 27th - June 30th

Monday, June 27, 2022 - 9:00am to Thursday, June 30, 2022 - 3:00pm

Community College of Philadelphia will be holding its second virtual month-long Global Studies Summit on social justice from May 31, 2022 - June 30, 2022. All events are student-centered and open to the college community as well as the greater public. For more info contact Study Abroad Program Coordinator: Lucia Gbaya-Kanga, bgbayaka@ccp.edu 
 
LEBANON/SYRIA 
FACULTY CURATORS: MYLA MORRIS-SKEIKER, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR AND CHAIR, ENGLISH  TALAR KALOUSTIAN ASSISTANT PROFESSOR,  ASSISTANT CHAIR, AND ESL LIAISON 
The Lebanon/Syria region is an important one in today’s world. There are thousands of Lebanese and Syrians, both in late-generation and first and second generation families who live in the Philadelphia area and attend Community College of Philadelphia. Through film screenings and speakers, the Lebanon/Syria region in CCP’s Global Summit will focus on a particular region of the larger SWANA area (South West Asia and North Africa) that has experienced a tremendous amount of turmoil and upheaval in the past decade, and whose residents and diaspora are deeply dedicated to deepening an understanding of the cultural and historic significance of on an international scale. All events will be virtual.
 
Monday, June 27: History, Language, and People 
Field Trip: Met Museum, Ancient Near Eastern Art Gallery
8:30 a.m.
Opening Remarks
9:30 a.m.
Talar Kaloustian, Assistant Professor of English; and Myla Morris-Skeiker, Associate Professor and Chair, English; will give opening remarks.
Lebanon and Syria: A History of Art, Culture, Migration and Colonialism
10:45 a.m.
Presenter: Aseel Sawalha, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Fordham University
 
Tuesday, June 28: Arts and Culture 
History, Politics and the Refugee Crisis
10 a.m.
Panel discussion with Dominique Tohme, UNHCR Liaison Officer; and Robin Saghbini, Comprehensive Refugee Response Officer at UNHCR
Lebanon’s Transformation
10:45 a.m.
Presenter: Marc Geara, Political Activist, Grassroots Coordinator
 
Mare Nostrum Screening and Discussion
1 p.m.
After the screening, participate in a discussion with Rana Kazkaz, Associate Professor of Communication, Northwestern University, Qatar
 
Wednesday, June 29: Education and Outreach 
Revisiting the National Curriculum: Integrating Social and Emotional Learning in the Early Years
10 a.m.
Presenters: Garene Kaloustian, Social and Emotional Learning Specialist; and Kara McBride, Senior Education Specialist in Global Education and TESOL, World Learning
Waste and the Beirut Blast
10:45 a.m.
Presenter: Noushig Kaloustian, Social Development Specialist, World Bank 
HIAS PA: Supporting Immigration and Inclusion in Philadelphia
1 to 2 p.m.
Presenter: Valeri Harteg, Education Program Manager; Michelle Ferguson, High School and Postsecondary Lead Instructor; and Raghad Kharban, student
Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture: Celebrating Arab Arts and Culture in the Philadelphia Area
3 p.m.
Presenter: David Heayn-Menendez, Director of Education and Civic Engagement 
Thursday, June 30
Displacement, Social Justice, and the Future 
Regional Politics and the Future
10 a.m.
Presenter: Haynes Mahoney's title should read: Retired diplomat with experience in Syria and Lebanon
Is the Arabic Spring Arabic? Is it a Spring?
11 a.m.
Reflections on its social consequences on women and youth
Presenter: Omar Ballan, Assistant Representative at UNFPA
Culinary Demo
12 to 12:30 p.m.
Presenter: Maral Sarkissian
Lunch, Analysis and Reflection
12:30 to 1:45 p.m.
Join us for breakout sessions, integrating what we’ve learned into our on-the-ground actions in our community. Meal catered by Manakeesh.

Hosted by: Study Abroad

Online Location: https://ccp.zoom.us/j/93376993266

Additional Information can be found at: https://prideportal.ccp.edu/event/8106066

9:00am
 
 
Pride Picnic

Pride Picnic

Tuesday, June 28, 2022 - 4:30pm to 6:30pm

Please join us at a celebration of our LGBTQ+ students, families, and friends hosted by one of Philly's favorite drag performers, Eric Jaffe, featuring a drag story hour and ukulele singalong. Supervised children are welcome at this family-friendly event, with food and giveaways.  We here at Community College of Philadelphia are proud to say Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual, Trans, Queer and hope you will join us to celebrate Life & Love.

Hosted by: MarcDavid LGBTQ Center, Women's Outreach & Advocacy Center

Additional Information can be found at: https://prideportal.ccp.edu/event/8114675

4:30pm
Event Location:
 
Meditation Group

Meditation Group

Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 12:15pm to 12:45pm

No previous Meditation experience is necessary. All students, faculty and staff are welcome to join. Register for 1 or all 5 sessions!

Hosted by: Counseling Center

Online Location: https://bit.ly/37mOoE3

Additional Information can be found at: https://prideportal.ccp.edu/event/8085099

12:15pm
Event Location:
 
NEED ASSISTANCE WITH CHILDCARE/ SUMMER CAMP- CCAMPIS OPEN HOUSE

NEED ASSISTANCE WITH CHILDCARE/ SUMMER CAMP- CCAMPIS OPEN HOUSE

Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Need funds for Child Care or Summer Camp?
The Child Care Access Means Parents in School (CCAMPIS) program pays up to $1,000 per month directly to a child care provider of your choice.  If you would like to know more information, please join us for an informal open house.  Feel free to drop in anytime between 3PM and 5PM.

Hosted by: Women's Outreach & Advocacy Center

Online Location: https://ccp.zoom.us/j/97040672733

Additional Information can be found at: https://prideportal.ccp.edu/event/8103593

3:00pm
Event Location: