Each semester the City College Cultural Awareness Center hosts a number of events including panel discussions, art exhibitions and welcome banquets. This semester’s schedule includes a performance of Brazilian dancers performing for Hispanic History Month and a presentation from journalist Andy Porras.
In September, the CAC will host a number of events scheduled around Hispanic Heritage month, as well as events welcoming students back to school. There will be guest speakers, student welcome receptions and a panel discussion centered on the current events in Ferguson, Mo.
Victoria Henderson, coordinator for the CAC, says the center is a place for students to feel comfortable with people of their own cultures and others.
“I think it’s important that we, when we have the opportunity, learn as much about other people, and how other people live,” said Henderson.
Although most of the events in September will be geared towards Hispanic Heritage Month, there will still be events that focus on other interests and needs.
“We have a little bit of everything,” said Henderson. “We like to have a diversity of events about what’s happening on campus and in our community.”
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