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What's Happening at Cañada: Week of January 25, 2021

Tue, 26 January, 2021 at 12:22 pm

Week of January 25, 2021


Free Drive-Thru Emergency Food Distribution

If you, your family, or students you interact with are in need of free groceries during this challenging time, please visit one of our FREE Drive-thru Emergency Food Distributions happening across the District. The San Mateo County Community College District, in partnership with Second Harvest of Silicon Valley, is holding FREE Drive-thru Emergency Food Distributions, every Wednesday and Friday, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.


WEDNESDAYS (Skyline College):

11 a.m. – 1 p.m. 
Skyline College at 3300 College Dr., San Bruno, CA 94066 (Please use Skyline Blvd entrance)

FRIDAYS (College of San Mateo):
11 a.m. – 1 p.m. 

College of San Mateo at 1700 W. Hillsdale Blvd., San Mateo, CA 94402


IMPORTANT INFORMATION for all Food Distributions

  • COVID-19 guidelines will be observed
  • Only Drive-thru customers will be served
  • Open to all students and the community
  • This does not impact public charge
  • No I.D. is required to pick up food
  • We will distribute food while supplies last

Our goal is to increase access to healthy and nutritious food for students, their families and our community. We look forward to seeing you there!

 

January 28

A Conversation with Dr. Cornel West: The Shared History of African American and Latinx Peoples

4-5:30 p.m.
View event at: https://canadacollege.edu/speaker-series/watch 

As part of its ongoing commitment to celebrate diversity and inclusion, Cañada College will host an important conversation with Latino Thought Makers Rick Najera featuring renowned speaker, author and Harvard scholar, Dr. Cornel West. Dr. West is best known for his classics, Race Matters and Democracy Matters, and for his memoir, Brother West: Living and Loving Out Loud. His most recent book, Black Prophetic Fire, offers an unflinching look at African-American leaders and their visionary legacies. He is co-host of the podcast “The Tight Rope,” and is committed to telling the truth and bearing witness to love and justice.

 

February 1

Last Day to Drop Semester Length Classes With Eligibility for Partial Refund
Last Day to Add Semester Length Classes

 

February 3

STEM Speaker Series – Finding Ways to Steady the Course During a Pandemic

5-6 p.m.
Event Log in, Zoom Meeting ID: 972 1097 2164 

All are invited to listen to the presenter which most of whom are Cañada alum. We will have the same format as in person except there are no back-row seats. Submit your questions to the speaker and get answers. Please visit the STEM Canvas page to see the most recent event videos.

 

February 5

Next Critical Conversation on Race: Community Read

1:30-3 p.m.
Zoom Log in: https://smccd.zoom.us/j/86751681305?pwd=bGFQMGZZRFRiN0RGbS9BMnZ0c0VNZz09

Please join us for our Critical Conversations on Race: Community Read  where we will be reviewing and discussing Ch. 12 – Ch. 15 Topics: class, space, gender, sexuality. The Cañada College campus community is invited to engage in a community read of Dr. Ibram X. Kendi’s How to Be an Antiracist. The sections of the book have been distributed throughout the 2020 – 2021 academic year and will be paired with a critical conversation Zoom session. The dialogue will center on race with Dr. Kendi’s book as a springboard for the conversation. The dialogue may, and is encouraged, to explore the deeper impacts of race for each of us on campus, in our communities, and in the world. Please mark your calendars and review this website for additional details, including how to access the readings.

 

February 7

Last day to drop semester length classes without appearing on record 

 

February 8

Census Day

 

February 10

STEM Speaker Series – Hypothesis: Practicing Yoga Compels Wisdom and Well-Being | Scientific Proof That Humans Can Self-Heal

5-6 p.m.
Event Log in, Zoom Meeting ID: 972 1097 2164 

Featured speaker is Cañada Alumni and Assistant Professor at Cañada College, Vera Quijano. All are invited to listen to the presenter which most of whom are Cañada alum. We will have the same format as in person except there are no back-row seats. Submit your questions to the speaker and get answers. Please visit the STEM Canvas page to see the most recent event videos.

 

 

 

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