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AJ Homeland Security

18 April 2015

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California Office of Emergency Services   _____ has successfully completed 24 hours of training in School Vulnerabililty Assessments and is therefore awarded to this Certificate of Completion

Governor’s Office of Emergency Services

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15 April 2015


ASMC in Sacramento 4-14-15


ASMC at BWOPA Legislative Day at the State Capital.  We were able to meet with our assembly man Ron Bonta regarding implementing positive police images in Early Childhood Education.  We also discussed health and nutrition of children and who decides what is healthy.  Bonta shared his philosophies on implicit bias and social justice as it relates to the communities in his district. I attached a picture of ASMC with the Assembly member.

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Thanks to All for Support of Ability Counts’ Bake Sale

15 April 2015

Thanks to the Merritt Community for supporting the fundraiser Bake Sale for Ability Counts. If you didn’t try the homemade sweet potato pie, it was to die for. Hopefully they will bring it back along with the other goodies for another sale!



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Have a Sweet Tooth? Come to the Ability Counts Fundraiser Bake Sale, 4/14

13 April 2015

Homemade sweet potato pie, cupcakes, cookies, brownies, candy apples, and drinks will all be available to those of us with sweet tooths on Tuesday, April 14, from 12 noon to 2 p.m. at a table near the Book Store. Come out and support the “Ability Counts” Disablity Awareness and Advocacy Club!


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Kevin Powell Returns to Merritt to Speak About Life Opportunities, 4/14

13 April 2015

kevin powell 4-7-15Kevin Powell, activist, author, and public speaker, will return to Merritt College on Tuesday, April 14, to talk about educational life opportunities to faculty, staff, administration, and students during College Hour, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Find out more about Kevin Powell right here. 

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Lecture Series To Present Members of the “Little Rock Nine” on Sat., April 11

8 April 2015

The Barbara Lee and Elihu Harris Lecture Series will present “Chaos or Community: Where Do We Go From Here,”  on Saturday, April 11, at 7 p.m., featuring members of “The Little Rock Nine.” Minijean Brown and Dr. Terrence Roberts were among the group of nine African-American teenagers who faced great obstacles and violent mobs in September 1957 to desegregate Little Rock Central High School. Displaying an enormous amount of courage and discipline as teenagers, they are important civil rights activists who changed the nation. The lecture will take place at the Oakland Marriott City Center at 1001 Broadway. RSVP today at (510) 434-3988. The event is co-produced by The Martin Luther King, Jr. Freedom Center and Merritt College.

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Puente Hosts Cesar Chavez Celebration on April 8

6 April 2015


“Moving Into the Next Frontier,” is the theme of Puente’s upcoming event to celebrate Cesar Chavez Day on April 8, from 11:30 to 1 p.m.  in the Newton Student Lounge. Highlighting the event with the keynote speech will be Dr. JuanCarlos Arauz, Founder of E3: Education, Excellent & Equity. The Merritt community and the public will also enjoy an Aztec dance performance and refreshments from Otaez Restaurant. (Flyer designed by Birhon Quizhpe)

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Student Activities Presents “Community Healing Community” Tabling Event on April 8, 10 to 2.

5 April 2015


The Office of Student Activities and Campus Life invites you to a unique event, “Community Healing Community,” a tabling event presenting more than 16 agencies offering employment and community resources on Wednesday, April 8, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. in the Student Services hallway. It is open to all! (Faculty, please encourage your students to come!)

The following Agencies are here for you!

Peralta Foundation Alameda County
CITY PARK Higher Ground
Primerica Oakmont of Mariner Point
Unity Council Regional Technical Training Center
CASA Alameda County Registrar of Voters
Covered California City of Oakland (Identifications)
John F. Kennedy University Others


Community Healing Community 2015

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Classified Staff Invited to Exercise, Nutrition, and Ergonomics Workshop 4/1

27 March 2015

The Classified Senate is hosting a Professional Development Workshop on Exercise, Nutrition, and Ergonomics on Wednesday, April 1, from 12:30 to 4:30 in the Student Lounge. A nutritional lunch will be provided. All Classified Staff are encouraged to attend. All service areas will be closed to allow for attendance.

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Health and Wellness Fair

24 March 2015

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