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Diversity Week Schedule of Events

Diversity Week Schedule of Events
Feb 19 2021

Happy Diversity Week 2020-2021, SJND!  Below you will find a list of all activities and go to Schoology for event links (students, you will also receive an email with the links).   



Activity Description/Links



Black Student Union 


  • Lunch Activity: Join Ms. Rodriguez and BSU for an interactive lesson about the significance of jazz in African American history. Participants will be  listening to Duke Ellington's "Black and Tan", and watching a short movie that was produced to go with the piece.
  • Recommendation Lists: BSU Recommendation Lists
  • PM Family Activity: Dinner and a Movie - choose a movie off of the recommendation list above and order in tonight! 
    • BSU’s top suggestions for tonight's dinner are VeganMob (Oakland), Golden Safari (Hayward), and Johnathan's Sandwiches (Alameda).
    • Looking for dessert - check out Qiara's Creations, a small business run by SJND freshman, Qiara Houston.  Contact info: @qiarascreations on Instagram and Qiara's Creations on Facebook.



Filipino American Student Organization



during FLEX @ 10:15am

  • Lunch Activity: “From Our Family To Yours” released by Disney on November 9, 2020.  This short film depicts the touching tale of a special bond between a Filipino child and her grandmother. Enjoy a game of Kahoot after the film!
  • Recommendation Lists: FASO Recommendation Lists
  • PM Family Activity: FASO has prepared a recipe book full of delicious Filipino favorites that you can make for dinner tonight!  Before enjoying your creation, snap a picture with the food and those that prepared it.  Send your pics to Alex Rayo and Rachel Bartley- pics may appear on SJND’s Instagram, Facebook, or the yearbook!



Latinos Unidos 

  • Lunch Activity: Come play a few rounds of Loteria (Mexican BINGO). In the final round, one lucky participant will win a gift card for DoorDash - use your prize to purchase some delicious food from Latin America!
  • Recommendation Lists: Latinos Unidos Recommendation Lists 
  • PM Family Activity: Cooking with the Barragan’s - watch a video of Señor Barragan preparing a delicious Mexican favorite, Tinga (chicken tostadas).  
    • You can prepare the dish at home as well - here is a list of ingredients and step-by-step instructions in case you aren’t cooking along with Señor Barragan.
    • Tutorial link will be added on Sunday, February 21st - stay tuned!



Asian Pacific Islander Club 


  • Lunch Activity: Join Ms. Yoon and members of APIC in a live cooking class.  You will learn to prepare a Koreanized Chinese dish, Jajangmyeon.   
  • Recommendation Lists: APIC Recommendation Lists
  • PM Family Activity:  The Asian Pacific Islander Club will be moderating a Town Hall in light of the recent events surrounding the Asian-American and Pacific Islander community at-large in the Bay Area and beyond.  The discussion has been started with students and Ms. Guevara, and now, we would like to extend this invitation to our SJND faculty, staff, and community especially our own AAPI community at our school. 



Us’s Club

NOTE - the Us’s club activity is during FLEX @ 12:30pm, no lunch activity

  • *FLEX* ActivityIn a collaboration between the English Department Writers on Writing Program and the Us's Club, SJND will host guest speaker Mr. Kevin Fisher-Paulson for an audience with our students. This event will allow students to see, listen to, and address a Catholic member of the LGBTQ community who has authored two books, and achieved success as a public servant in the SF Sheriff's Dept, and contributor to the San Francisco Chronicle. Please note that this is intended for SJND students only - sign on to Zoom by 12:30pm.
  • Recommendation Lists: Us's Club Recommendation Lists
  • PM Family Activity:  Watch The Prom on Netflix with your family tonight! The movie adaptation of the Broadway musical centers around a girl in a small Midwest town who wants to take her girlfriend to the prom. 

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