OCC Diversity & Multicultural Schedule of Events

Spring 2023 Events

The Global Engagement Center Wishes you a

Celebrate with us:
Thursday, February 2, 2023 - 12 to 2PM
Locations: booth outside of Starbucks

Pick up a Red Envelope with a Starbucks Surprise
Hang a wish on our Wishing Tree
Grab a free snack to go

GEC Lunar New Year Flyer


Black History Month: Through Our Lens...Culture, Business, Legacy
A month of events presented by Orange Coast College UMOJA, co-sponsors EOPS, Student Equity, Multicultural Center.

Monday, February 6 @ 1PM
Location: Campus Quad
Celebrating African culture through dance. African Soul International performance, live music and dance

Thursday, February 16 @ 1PM
Location: Student Union, room 213
Celebrating Black creativity through artistic voices. Brandon Alexander Williams, Author, All Def Poet, Spoken Word artist, MC, & DJ
Zoom ID: 868 9999 5617

Tuesday, February 21 @ 1PM
Location: student Union, Room 213
Celebrating Black Business and Economics. Black Wall Street presentation, De'von Walker, Founder of Play Black Wall Street
Zoom ID: 817 8224 4101

Wednesday, February 22 @ 4 PM
Location: Multicultural Center
Celebrating Black Legacy. Disrupting racism through the lens of Angstrom Hughes. Dr. Ron McCurdy, USC Professor
Zoom ID: 819 6688 9632

2023 Umoja Black History Month events Flyer

Fall 2022 Events

Coast Community College District UMOJA Community Presents
KWANZAA 101: A Celebration of Community & Culture

Wednesday, December 7, 2022 - 6PM to 7PM
Register to attend virtually: bit.ly/CCCDUmojaKwanzaa

CCCD UMOJA Kwanzaa 101 flyer


In recognition of Native American heritage month, OCC will host: 

Student Presentation on Indigenous Cultures of Americas
Wednesday, November 30th
12:30 PM to 3:00 PM

Location: College CEnter Ballroom 314A

Indigenous Culture of Americas Student Presentations flyer


DIA DE MUERTOS - Commemorating Life, Death, and Community
Wednesday, November 2nd

Dia De Muertos Altar: Viewing from Noon-4:00 PM
Film Coco: Showing from 4:00-6:00 PM
OCC Multicultural Center

 Dia De Muertos 2022 flyer

Wednesday, October 19th @ 3:00 p.m.
Missed this event? Watch a recording of it here

Warewolves and Other Betes Noirs: Sorcery as History in the Haitian Dominican Borderlands

 Haitian Dominican Sorcery Lecture

October 5th, 2022 1:00 p.m.  OCC Multicultural Center

Listening and Expression Session

flyer for listening and expression session

October 5th, 2022 5:00 p.m. -7:00 p.m. OCC Planetarium

CLEEO 13.0

Documentary Film Screening and Panel Discussion: Mariposas del Campo

CLEEO October 5th Flyer

October 11th, 2022 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ZOOM Webinar

Direct Link: https://bit.ly/3DlRbLq

 "Becoming Latinx Conscious & Responsive"

Dr. Frances Contreras

Dean and Professor, UC Irvine School of Education

CLEEO October 11th Flyer




Check back soon for more events!

All events are ADA compliant. Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made no later than five business days prior to an event by contacting the Global Engagement Center. Dates, times, and schedule subject to change.

Questions? Contact the Global Engagement Center: occinternational@cccd.edu or 714-432-5940