First Sundays: Let’s Appreciate Our Farmworkers

FREE Family Art Workshops featuring Mexican-American Artist Cynthia Huerta @lovewithjoyart. Join us SUNDAY, March 3rd 9 am – 11 am for a family art workshop to learn more about our farmworkers.

Pages of Pride: Black Children’s Book Week

Join us in highlighting four Black authors by having their books read in English and American Sign Language. Save the date and bring the whole family. We will have snacks, arts, and crafts. March 1st at 5:30 pm

Working Coachella: Images of the Farmworker Community of the Coachella Valley

“Working Coachella” makes visible the people who labor in the Coachella Valley’s fields, demonstrating who is responsible for producing the food we all eat. But while the labor of Coachella farmworkers is essential, the rural poverty endemic in their communities is largely invisible. This project shows the dignity of their work, in images whose impact comes from their detail and intimacy. They also clearly demonstrate the need for social justice to deal with the problems of these rural communities.

IE 2030 Youth Art Contest: Freedom Dreaming

The IE 2030 Youth Art contest is calling on artists that live and/or work in the Inland Empire to submit their interpretation of “Belonging” for a cash award. Submission due March 18, 2024 at 11:59 pm.

 

CIVIL RIGHTS INSTITUTE – OPENING CEREMONY

Newspaper’s Case Kept Courts Open

Aided by an ‘unlikely lawyer,’ Press-Enterprise won landmark ruling from U.S. Supreme Court By Jeff Horseman | Photo by Watchara Phomicinda, Staff Photographer Have you ever watched jury selection or a pretrial hearing? You can thank Jim Ward. In October 1983, Ward,...

What is the Civil Rights Institute of Inland Southern California?