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Health advocates for Mixteco community navigate COVID-19

A Cal Poly alumna founded a health advocate agency for the Central Coast’s Indigenous community — but she didn’t expect to find herself on the frontlines of a pandemic. On the Central Coast, the pandemic’s frontline workers included not only healthcare professionals, but Mixteco interpreters as well. Assisting hospital patients who primarily speak the Indigenous […]

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Cal Poly hosts fifth annual teach-in, keynote speaker Andrew Jolivétte to talk Black and Indigenous lives

Scholar, author and professor Andrew Jolivétte (Atakapa-Ishak Nation of Louisiana [Tsikip/Opelousa/Heron Clan]) will be the keynote speaker at Cal Poly’s College of Liberal Arts Fifth Annual Social Justice Teach-In, which will be held via Zoom on Feb. 11. His presentation, “Black Lives, Indigenous Lives: From Mattering to Thriving,” will take place from 4 to 5:30 p.m.

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Safer’s stalking awareness month goes virtual

Cal Poly’s recent increase in reports of stalking incidents is making this year’s Stalking Awareness and Prevention Month all the more important to staff and students. Safer launched its campaign “Know the Case, Reclaim the Space” to help the community identify and define stalking behaviors.  “Stalking is one of the most misunderstood, delegitimized (and often […]