Ventura College honors and celebrates Women's History month by hosting a series of events at Ventura College and the Ventura College Santa Paula Campus. The multi-campus events include film festivals, discussion panels, guest speakers, art exhibitions, and more.
Chumash Blessing Ceremony of Women
March 12th 11:30 AM MCE/MCW Quad area
Festival of Movies
4:00-7:00 p.m. in HSC-120
February 27 1939 movie, "The Women" (133 min)
Discussion after the movie with Coleen Coffey, Women's History Professor, and Dr. Gwendolyn Lewis-Huddleston, Dean of Social Sciences and Humanities
March 6 Juno (96 min)
Discussion after the movie with Katalina Navarro, health educator for Planned Parenthood
March 20 The Help (2 hr 17 min)
March 27 Zero Dark 30 (2 hr 27 min)
Women's Discussion Panels
NO to Traditionalism!
Ann Doherty, MSW, LCSW Psychotherapist
Rabbi Lisa Hochberg, Miller Temple Beth Torah
- Sarah Burgh, President of the Gay/Straight Alliance club
Transforming Adversities to Resounding Victories!
- Carmen Ramirez, Attorney and Councilwoman
- Katalina Navarro, Sexual Health Educator
- Dominique Fuster, motivational speaker on victory over violence
Meet Chicana author, Michelle Serros
Can You Even Do That?Stories of My Gender Transition with Mack Gooding-Waldron
March 12 4:00-5:15 PM MCE 123 Presented by Anthropology Department
Black Culture Panel with Professor Ola Washington
March 18 4:00-6:00 PM Guthrie Hall Presented by the Black Student Union
Women through History
Cultural and historical information items regarding women through history on display in the Ventura College Library display cases.
Women in the State of Grace
Art Exhibition at the Ventura College Santa Paula campus. Exhibit dates are March 17-May 16, 2014. Gallery hours are Monday-Thursday 8:00 AM - 8:30 PM. View postcard.
Opening reception is March 21, 6:00-9:00 PM. Meet the artists, live music, poetry readings. Free parking. Appetizers will be served.