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ECC Pride Week

WELCOME TO ECC PRIDE WEEK 2022!

Join the Pride Week Planning Committee, the Gender Sexuality Alliance (GSA) club, and the LGBTQIA+ Safe Zone Committee for Pride Week 2022 from May 31 - June 3, 2022!

This year's theme is "QUEER VISIBILITY!"

#ElCoPrideWeek

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This is an image of the Pride Week 2022 flyer. Review the information below in the website descriptions or by downloading the PDF version of the flyer.ECC Pride Week 2022 FlyerView Flyer

Please, see our flyer and mark your calendars for our upcoming events. You may view, download, and share the flyer using the links below:

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Schedule of Live Events

We are very excited to be returning to an in-person celebration this year along with many virtual events!

Expand each day to learn more about this year's events, their locations, and dress themes.

Health Screening for In-Person Events

To maintain the safety and wellbeing of everyone, El Camino College requires those who enter campus to complete a daily health screening at designated entry kiosks.  This includes any Pride Week in-person events.  Please, follow these Health Screening Steps before entering campus and upon arrival.

Accommodations

El Camino College strives to make our in-person and online events accessible to individuals with disabilities. For events held through Zoom, live transcription services will be provided. If another form of accommodation is needed, or if you require sign language interpretation services as an accommodation, please contact Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services.

 

Keynote Address: Alphonzo Hicks with Guest Speaker: Gavin D. Pak

7:00 - 8:00 PM

Alphonzo Hicks HeadshotGavin Pak HeadshotCome hear from Alphonzo Hicks (he/him) with Gavin D. Pak (they/them) as we welcome El Camino College Pride Week 2022 and discuss this year's theme of "Queer Visibility!" 

Hicks is the President and Board Chairman of the South Bay LGBTQ Center.  Pak is the Executive Artistic Director & Founder of the Pothos Art & Theater House in Torrance.

Click Here to Join the Virtual (Zoom) Event

 

Movie Night

8:30 - 11:30 PM

Join us in Zoom for a streaming of The Danish Girl.  This film is "a fictitious love story loosely inspired by the lives of Danish artists Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener. Lili and Gerda's marriage and work evolve as they navigate Lili's groundbreaking journey as a transgender pioneer."

The film being screened has been made available by the ECC Library and is accessible to students and employees through the streaming video databases, Swank and Academic Video Online. Check the databases out to see what films are available for you to borrow for free.

Click Here to Join the Virtual (Zoom) Event

Dress Theme: Pride Flags/Colors/Rainbow

All Day

Show your pride by wearing pride flags, clothes inspired by pride colors, or clothes with queer themes!


Pride Fest & Booths

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Let's celebrate the first day of Pride Month!

Join us on the Library Lawn to celebrate El Camino’s Pride Week and see what the rest of the week has in store! Feel free to also bring your lunch, hang out, and participate in the activities.

There will be booths present from campus and off-campus affiliates with LGBTQIA+ related:

  • Activities
  • Resources, trainings, & support
  • Community engagement 
  • Course information
  • Upcoming events
  • Programs
  • Job opportunities
  • Connections (peer-to-peer & mentorship)
  • And more!

Bring questions and friends, and show off your pride gear!

On-Campus Location: Library Lawn


Pride Fashion Show

2:30 - 3:00 PM

Dress up in your favorite Pride colors/merch to walk the runway and cheer on others!

On-Campus Location: Distance Education Center


Games & Trivia

3:00 - 4:00 PM

Come play a variety of games, including our LGBTQIA+ trivia competition game.

On-Campus Location: Distance Education Center


Karaoke Party

4:00 - 5:00 PM

Rock out and sing your heart out with pride! Do you already know what songs you want to sing?  Add them to this Spotify playlist to be included during the event.  Don't have a Spotify account?  Don't worry--you will have an opportunity to add your songs during the event.

On-Campus Location: Distance Education Center

Dress Theme: Pride Dress Up

All Day

Show your pride by dressing as your favorite queer person or character!


Queer Media Discussion: Characters, Stories & Representation

1:00 - 2:00 PM

Join us for a presentation and discussion about the history and impact of queer characters and representation in media!

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Game Day

2:00 - 3:00 PM

Come play LGBTQIA+ Kahoot games and more!

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Political State of LGBTQIA+ Rights: Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi

4:30 - 5:30 PM

Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi HeadshotPlease, join Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi (he/him) in a discussion about the current political state of LGBTQIA+ rights.  This is a fantastic opportunity to learn about our current rights and provide influence in the policy we want enacted.   

Assemblymember Muratsuchi is the legislative representative for our local District 66 in the California State Assembly, which encompasses much of the South Bay area of Los Angeles County.

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Movie Night

7:00 - 10:00 PM

Join us in Zoom for a streaming of The Celluloid Closet.  This documentary surveys "the various Hollywood screen depictions of homosexuals and the attitudes behind them throughout the history of North American film."

The film being screened has been made available by the ECC Library and is accessible to students and employees through the streaming video databases, Swank and Academic Video Online. Check the databases out to see what films are available for you to borrow for free.

Click Here to Join the Virtual (Zoom) Event

Zoom Backgrounds

Zoom LogoJoin the fun and use our Pride Week Zoom backgrounds!

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El Camino College Pride Week 2022 Committee

This year's Pride Week was organized by the following members of the El Camino College Gender Sexuality Alliance (GSA) club:

  • Brianna Smith (they/she/he): English Major
  • Enola Moske (she/her): Childhood Education Major
  • Kaz Phoenix (they/he): Film/Art Major
  • Kelly La Brecque (she/they): Psychology Major
  • Matt Schulz (any): Pre-Nursing Major
  • Sarah Leinen (she/her): English & Human Development Adjunct Instructor
  • Shay Chandler (they/them): Nutrition Major