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CityNotes of Thursday April 16th, 2015

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Subject: CityNotes of Thursday April 16th, 2015
From: CityNotes <Citynotes@ccsf.edu>
Date: Thu, 16 Apr 2015 22:15:41 +0000

1. Real Estate Career Night

2. Culinary Events

3. Spring Plant Sale!

4. The Northern California Real Estate Educators' Conference

5. Maya Women and Midwives

6. Frisco Day

7. 23rd Italian Movie Festival

8. In Remembrance

9. East Meets West

10. Earth Day

11. CCSF Journalism Wins Big

12. Downtown Job Fair

13. Broadcast Electronic Media Arts

1. Real Estate Career Night: Use your education! Get a job! Please see attached. Submitted by Carol Jensen.

2. Culinary Events: Check out some of the incredible events coming up from Culinary. More details in the attached forms!

Thursday, April 16 4:30-6:00 in the PCR.  Beer and Cheese Tasting Seminar , $15  (Cash only)

Sunday, April 19 4:00-7:00 Wok on the Wild Side Fundraiser in the Cafeteria

Thursday, April 23rd 5-7pm in the PCR. Open Mic and Art Show

Wednesday, April 29, 11:15-12:15   CAHS Spring Buffet in the PCR

Thursday, April 30th 4pm-6pm Tango Tea Dance in the PCR. 

Submitted by Barbara Haimes.

3. Spring Plant Sale!: Just in time for Spring Planting. Thursday, May 7th in the Horticulture Center. A scholarship fundraiser from students by students! Please see attached for more details. Submitted by Steven Brown.

4. The Northern California Real Estate Educators' Conference: Get Smart - come to the conference.  Friday April 17th. All are welcome.  $45.00 in advance.  $50.00 at the door.  $25.00 for students. Please see attached. Submitted by Carol Jensen.

5. Maya Women and Midwives:
Monday, April 27 at 7:00 PM
CCSF Mission Campus, Room 109

Film:  "She Is Everything: Maya Women in the Art of Pedro Rafael Gonzalez Chavajay", a short documentary film about a contemporary indigenous artist from Guatemala.  Co-produced by Rita Moran of CCSF ESL department, and Rick-Tejada Flores. 

Talk:  Barbara Rogoff, author of "Developing Destinies:  A Mayan Midwife and Town".  Professor Rogoff, of UC Santa Cruz, studied Maya culture in the artist's town for some 30 years.  She will discuss how people build on cultural heritage and at the same time create new ways of living.

Please see the attachment for more. Submitted by Rita Moran.

6. Frisco Day: Frisco Day will be taking place this year on April 24th.  We will be holding a resource fair on that day from 10:00am -2:00 pm in the Amphitheater to showcase all of our wonderful pathways, programs and clubs.  If you would like to participate, please email Nessa Julian at njulian@ccsf.edu to reserve a table. 


If possible, please provide interactive activities for the students in attendance. 

For all who are interested and available to support FRISCO Day, please follow the link below to Survey Monkey to sign-up for your preferred time slot(s) and volunteer tasks.


This year, we have specific volunteer needs to better support students' successful navigation of the day's activities. Please view the survey for all the details. Once you've completed the survey, I will send out confirmation of your volunteer time slot(s) and tasks as well as a parking permit, map, and everything else you'll need for the day.


Survey Monkey Volunteer Sign-up: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/HB6PSHZ


Thank you for your consideration to volunteer to support FRISCO Day 2015!

Submitted by Margaret Sanchez.

7. 23rd Italian Movie Festival: Located at the Rosenberg Library 305 at 1pm.

PRANZO DI FERRAGOSTO  (Mid-August lunch)           TUESDAY, APRIL 21 

LA RAGAZZA DEL LAGO  (The girl by the lake)              TUESDAY, MAY 12

Check out the flyer for more details. Submitted by Claudio Concin.

8. In Remembrance: Please join the library staff in a celebration of the life of James Lim, CCSF librarian, who passed away on March 19, 2015.  The celebration will be held in the Pierre Coste Dining Room on Friday, April 24, 2015 from 3:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.  Light refreshment will be served. Please RSVP to Sirous Monajami, Librarian, by Tuesday, April 21, by email: smonajam@ccsf.edu or by phone: 415-452-5569. Submitted by Sirous Monajami.

9. East Meets West: Asian Pacific American Heritage Month May 2015
May 5, Tuesday | 10:30 -11:30 am
Ruthanne Lum McCunn Chinese Yankee Lecture + Book Signing

Chinatown/North Beach Center Auditorium
May 6, Wednesday | 12:00 -1:00 pm
Lan Cao The Lotus and the Storm Lecture + Book Signing

Ocean Campus, Rosenberg LLRC, 3rd Floor, Multimedia Room R305
May 6, Wednesday | 2:00 - 3:00 pm
Ruthanne Lum McCunn Chinese Yankee Lecture + Book Signing

Ocean Campus, Rosenberg LLRC, 3rd Floor, Multimedia Room R305
May 6, Wednesday | 7:00 -8:00 pm
Lan Cao The Lotus and the Storm

Lecture + Book Signing

Mission Center, Valencia Bldg, Room 107 /108
May 13, Wednesday | 10:15 -11:30 am
Abe Ignacio

The Forbidden Book: The Philippine-American War

Lecture + Book Signing

Downtown Center Library, Room 821
Library Exhibition
March 15th-September 26th

Our American Stories: Asian American Artists

Illuminate History, Culture and Identity

Artist Panel: April 23rd | 6:30-7:30 pm

Guest Curator: Judy Shintani

Rosenberg LLRC, 2nd Floor, 

Madeleine Haas Russell Gallery

10. Earth Day: There will be a small celebration of Earth Day at CCSF on Wed., April 22. Events will be held primarily in Ram Plaza, mostly from 10 - 2. Everyone is invited to attend. Instructors are encouraged to take this opportunity for their students to interview the public on various subjects; especially items 1, 2, and 3 below. 


1.       Recology & SF Dep't of Environment (10-1, Ram Plaza)

2.       SF Public Utilities Commission (10-1, Ram Plaza)

3.       Becky Perelli from CCSF Student Health Services: smoking cessation (10-1, Ram Plaza)

4.       Solar Photo Voltaic panel to power juicer for fruit smoothies (10-1, Ram Plaza)

5.       Counseling and information about sustainability/environmental science classes and student survey (10-12, Ram Plaza)

6.       Max Parsley will come with a solar powered hydrogen generator and a solar hot water collector (10 -2, Ram Plaza)

7.       California Native Plant Society, Yerba Buena Chapter (10 -2, Ram Plaza)

8.       Condom distribution, care of Center for Biological Diversity (10 -2, Ram Plaza)

9.       Debate on GMOs and/or population control (11:30- approx. 12:45, location still TBD)

For more information, contact CCSF Sustainability Committee co-chairs, Anastasia Fiandaca (afiandac@ccsf.edu) or Michelle Gorthy (mgorthy@ccsf.edu), or Associated Students Environmental Economic Development Coordinator, Dominik Zelichowski (dj.kingdom415@gmail.com).

11. CCSF Journalism Wins Big: City College's journalism students captured the coveted Pacesetter Award that recognizes the best of the best at the 2015 State Convention of the Journalism Association of Community Colleges. Etc. Magazine and The Guardsman Online also captured General Excellence honors along with 18 individual competition awards. Please see the attached story for all the details! Submitted by Juan Gonzales.

12. Downtown Job Fair: On Tuesday, April 28th from 4pm to 6pm the Downtown Center will be hosting a job fair in the Educated Palate. See the attached flyer! Submitted by Geisce Ly.

13. Broadcast Electronic Media Arts: IDTV (Identity TV) is a series of 3 x 30min TV episodes cable-cast on Comcast & Astound EATV channels 27 & 75 and streamed on the CCSF Broadcast You Tube Channel is produced each Spring semester by Broadcast Electronic Media Arts (BEMA) advanced video, audio, motion graphics, announcing and writing students. 

IDTV 2015 Show #1 (30min): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=So-nJG3REA0


Stay tuned for two more Sp15 IDTV episodes! Submitted by Francine Podenski.


Submitting to CityNotes: CityNotes is for everyone! Send a brief paragraph in the body of an email, along with any attachments, at least 5 days before your event to jhamilton@ccsf.edu and adewolk@kamergroup.com. Thanks!

Real_Estate_Career Night Flyer Spring 2015.pdf




Special Events Promo-1.docx


Premiere April 27 priest.pdf



JACC Story.doc

Job Fair flyer 4-28-15.docx