2020 Constitution & Citizenship Civic Action Week Events

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Thursday, September 17, 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. BCC’s annual Constitution and Citizenship Day. This is the signature event of a week devoted to YOUR constitutional and citizenship rights. The Student Government will tell you how to get civically involved on campus, Prof. Benjamin Yarmolinsky will perform his musical setting of the U.S. Constitution and there will be speakers and presenters from across campus. Let us know you’re coming by going to https://bit.ly/BCCCivicAction2020

Friday, September 18, 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. Beca’s y Cafecito. Celebrating both LatinX History Month and Constitution Week, this lively virtual presentation on scholarship opportunities for all students will include a focus on undocumented Broncos. A Q&A period will follow. RSVP at https://bit.ly/BCCCivicAction2020

Monday, September 21, 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. “Let Dreamers’ Dream” is an online event to build a sense of community among the DACA/Dreamer students of Bronx Community College. Addressing the virtual gathering will be a currently enrolled Dreamer student, BCC’s first DACA Valedictorian Alum Kirssy Martinez and Dr. Yvonne Erazo-Davila, BCC’s DACA/Dreamer student adviser. Go to https://bit.ly/BCCCivicAction2020

Tuesday, September 22, noon to 2:00 p.m. National Voter Registration Day. There is no more fundamental expression of citizenship than voting — and the next election is just 47 days away. National Voter Registration Day encourages the unregistered to register to vote. Be a part of it by going to https://bit.ly/BCCCivicAction2020

Wednesday, September 23. Marathon Civic Day. The biggest BCC celebration of Constitution Week this all-day Marathon Civic Day featuring a menu of online movie screenings and live virtual workshops including:

  • A screening of Good Trouble– a documentary about John Lewis, civil rights icon and political leader
  • A screening of Pa Lante, Siempre Pa Lante– A Young Lords documentary
  • Workshop 1 – Looking under the rug: How to empower students. This workshop will also examine current methods of voter suppression.

Be a part of it by going to https://bit.ly/BCCCivicAction2020

Thursday, September 24, 12:00 — 2:00 p.m. BCC Club Fair. Clubs are a major part of the civic life of our campus. The Club Fair, which usually runs the length of the Quad, will resurface online. For new students there will be an Introduction to Club Fair. This will be followed by information on how to get involved from the Student Government Association and a Q & A before the Fair moves to breakout rooms for the different clubs. Come one, come all to https://bit.ly/BCCCivicAction2020


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