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Accommodations For All Events

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* All DEIA Month Events listed on this webpage have been flex approved.
For Accommodations: 72 hours prior to the event, (562) 938-4558 (voice), (562) 353-4217 (videophone), & DSPS-staff@lbcc.edu // Sign Language Interpreting-Communication Access Realtime Translation: 5 business days prior to the event, (562) 938-4918 (voice), (562) 353-4217 (video phone), & Stephanie Bonales at sbonales@lbcc.edu // Include Event Lead in all Emails: Leads are listed under each event.

*requests are based on provider availability*


Apart – Incarcerated Mothers & Their Journey Home: Film Screening

Thursday, March 31, 1:00PM – 3:00PM

Virtual Film Screening and Discussion: Apart profiles three incarcerated women as they work to leave prison and rejoin their families.

Zoom: https://lbcc-edu.zoom.us/j/93298970891


Justice Scholars x Phoenix Scholars: Info Session

Thursday, April 7, 11:00AM – 12:00PM

Staff & Community: Join us to learn how you can help formerly incarcerated individuals and gang-impacted youth find a new path in higher education. The Justice Scholars Program serves formerly incarcerated students regardless of age, and Phoenix Scholars serves gang-impacted youth between the ages of 16-24.

Accommodations – Event Lead: Linda Olmos, lolmos@lbcc.edu 

Zoom: https://lbcc-edu.zoom.us/j/92495050374


Disability Pride: Naming Ourselves for Liberation 

Monday, April 11, 12:00PM – 2:00PM  

Dr. Shyda Kafai will provide a two-hour workshop for individuals with disabilities where the following topics will be discussed: identifying Stigma, identifying Oppression and Naming Ourselves for liberation. Participants will be given the opportunity to express themselves via art. 

Location: LAC, T-1200


Disability Awareness Resource Fair 

Thursday, April 14, 12:00PM – 2:00PM 

An amazing opportunity to meet and learn about a variety of resources and support programs for individuals with disabilities…all in one location! Come tap into the knowledge and information of these local organizations and enjoy a meal on us! 

Location: LAC, In front of Building A (between Building A and Carson St.)


The Possibility Report & Student Panel: Keynote

Thursday, April 14, 1:00PM – 2:30PM

Danny Murillo co-founded the Underground Scholars Initiative, a support program for formerly incarcerated students. Today, he will share The Possibility Report, the report includes demographics, and the barriers and opportunities formerly incarcerated students face in California’s public colleges and universities. You will also have an opportunity to listen to current Scholars at CSULB and UCLA.

Accommodations – Event Lead: Linda Olmos, lolmos@lbcc.edu 

Zoom: https://lbcc-edu.zoom.us/j/96446806174


Awareness Beyond Disability 

Friday, April 15, 2:00PM 

Movie watch party: Crip Camp 

Location: LAC Building E: Nordic Lounge 


College to Career: Workshop

Saturday, April 16, 10:30AM – 1:00PM

For Students: Do you identify as formerly incarcerated or systems impacted * and would like assistance on how to create your resume? Join the Career Center for a 2.5 hour workshop! 

We define systems impacted as a person who is legally, economically, or through family negatively impacted by an unjust system (carceral, immigration, foster care, etc.)

Accommodations – Event Lead: Linda Olmos, lolmos@lbcc.edu

Register: https://forms.office.com/r/TPGZufLD42 


Brian Banks: Film Screening

Tuesday, April 19, 2:00PM – 4:00PM

Virtual Film Screening and Discussion: The award-winning film Brian Banks tells the true story of an All-American high school football star committed to USC who finds his life upended when he is wrongly convicted of a crime he did not commit. Despite the lack of evidence, Banks is railroaded through a broken justice system.

Accommodations – Event Lead: Linda Olmos, lolmos@lbcc.edu


Identity First Language: Two Branches from the Same Tree 

Wednesday, April 20, 1:00PM – ​2:30PM 

Dr. Mary Lee Vance will provide a brief history of the intersection of racism and ableism that ultimately led to the Disability Rights Movement. She will share personal stories of her background, address the significance of Identity v People First Language, inspiration porn Universal Design and other topics that influence how individuals identify with disability and diversity. 

Zoom: https://lbcc-edu.zoom.us/j/93896794323 


Justice Scholars x Phoenix Scholars: Info Session

Thursday, April 21, 3:00PM – 4:00PM

Current and Future Students: Learn how the Justice Scholars Program and Phoenix Scholars can support you through your academic journey at LBCC. The Justice Scholars Program serves formerly incarcerated students regardless of age, and Phoenix Scholars serves gang-impacted youth between the ages of 16-24.

Accommodations – Event Lead: Linda Olmos, lolmos@lbcc.edu

Zoom: https://lbcc-edu.zoom.us/j/92495050374


Awareness beyond Disability Student Panel 

Thursday, April 28, 12:00PM – 1:00PM 

The panel will focus on how students with disabilities can assist faculty and staff in learning about the student experience. 

Location: LBCC Staff and Faculty interested in attending the event are asked to register using this link: https://lbcc-edu.zoom.us/j/91585613838. Requests for accommodations can be found in the registration link.