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Positive People Series Presents Dr. Amelia Herrera

On March 4 at 6:00 p.m., Dr. Amelia Herrera, will share stories of inspiration and motivation as our guest speaker for Positive People. During the last fourteen years of her teaching career at Davis High School, Dr. Herrera has been privileged to learn from a globally, diverse population of students. These students have shared priceless lessons about violence, war, peace, humanity, and most importantly - unconditional love.


37th Annual Hispanic Education Conference Saturday, March 6, 2021. Sabado, Marzo 6, 2021

Serving our Latinx and Chicanx communities Celebrate Hispanic history and culture with special speakers, workshops, food and a wonderful educational experience. Parents are welcome, we encourage you to attend! 37a Conferencia Anual Hispana de Educación de Modesto Junior College Sirviendo a nuestras comunidades Latinx y Chicanx Celebra la historia y cultura hispana con oradores especiales, talleres, comida y una experiencia educacional maravillosa. Padres de familia son bienvenidos, ¡los animamos a asistir!


MJC Hosts Online Women's Empowerment Luncheon

The Women's Empowerment Luncheon will be presented virtually on Friday, March 5th at 4:00 p.m. Please join us in celebrating and honoring the successes and accomplishments of women in our community. The luncheon features a panel of influential community members and concludes with the Women's Empowerment Awards. This year's panelists include Karlha Davies, Jenilyn Dittman, Adriana Garcia, Menne Hall, and Rachel Hernandez. This event is sponsored by the Associated Students of Modesto Junior College.


Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration

The MLK Commemoration has a long history. For the past 27 years some amazing civil rights speakers have been on Modesto's stage. Every year, these speakers regaled the audience with wisdom, history, modern application, and as always, a bit of humor. This year, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, a very special program will be presented like no other in the history of this event. Join us, Saturday, February 27 at 7:00 p.m.


African American Education Conference

Please join us to celebrate African American history, culture, and education. This year's theme focuses on perseverance in the face of adversity. We will hear inspiring presentations on how to succeed in higher education, we will explore effective health care and wellness strategies while navigating the global pandemic, and we will discuss supportive resources for academic achievement. This conference is free to all junior high, high school, and college students. Parents are encouraged to attend. Sign up now to receive the link to this virtual event on Saturday, February 27 at 4:00 p.m.


African American Heritage Week

Please join us as we celebrate African American Culture with an interesting array of presentations from February 22-25. We will learn about traditions, historical facts, and how African American Culture has influenced today's America. This is a series of online events. Sign up now to receive the Zoom link via email.