Upcoming Events

3rd LGBTQ+ Summit

April 28-29, 2021


This conference is a space for students, faculty, classified professionals, and administrators. In previous years at least half of our attendees were students. The CCC LGBTQ+ Summit is an opportunity to collaborate with members of the California Community College campuses at all levels. We will learn from each other’s innovative and successful ideas that will transform campuses so that we better serve and affirm LGBTQ+ students. The conference is focused on improving not only individual community college campuses but also encouraging changes at the structural level.

Undocumented Student Week of Action 2020


Undocumented Student Week of Action serves as an opportunity to highlight the challenges our undocumented students face in today’s current climate, while also advocating for Congress to take immediate legislative action on important federal policies and providing resources to better assist undocumented students on our campus.

Train the Trainer: Get Trained as a Student Leader to Stand up for Racial Justice


Creating safe environments where individuals feel increasingly connected is a critical part of the student leader role. As SMC rolls out programs and practices to make sure our entire community feels seen, heard and valued, we want to cement your role in these efforts. We will be offering a set of training and workshop opportunities for students that support sustainable leadership. Learning how to address unconscious bias, facilitate difficult conversations, manage conflict, use common language and build consensus are just some of the tools to be gained during these learning opportunities.

10/13 4pm-5:30pm: Letting History Inform Our Leadership
10/27 4pm-5:30pm: Train the Trainer Part 1
11/10 4pm-5:30pm: Train the Trainer Part 2
12/1 4pm-5:30pm: Train the Trainer Part 3

All participants will receive a certificate of completion at the conclusion of the trainings.

Sign up using this link: https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=itqVvqtndEWiku655WlKafArIW3U9ApOjHbTWg6j51RUQ0ZGWkgxSFJCR0xIRVlLVVU4VkM3WTNPMy4u

Men of Color Action Network (MOCAN)


Please join the Santa Monica College Men of Color Action Network for our 

"Time to take Action” Sessions for an opportunity to discuss current concerns and create actionable items to move emotion into action! 



Oct 08, 2020 at 11:15 a.m. 

Nov 12, 2020 at 11:15 a.m.  

Dec 10, 2020 at 11:15 a.m. 


Join Zoom Meeting 


Meeting ID: 983 817 63734 

Community Read (Fall 2020)

You are invited to the SMC Community Read of Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants.  Every other Wednesday, from 2:45-3:45 via Zoom.  Email: herbert_shannon@smc.edu for more information.

Bystander Intervention Trainings

Register for Free Trainings

  • Bystander Intervention to Stop Anti-Asian/American and Xenophobic Harassment
  • Bystander Intervention to Stop LGBTQ+ Harassment
  • Bystander Intervention to Stop Police Sponsored Violence and Anti-Black Racist Harassment
  • Stand Up Against Street Harassment

Past Events

Honoring the Life of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

The SMC community is invited to participate in a virtual reflection on the recent passing of Associate Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who served on the Court from 1993 until her death on September 18th.

Join us in this safe space to grieve, reflect, and heal together as a campus community, while learning more about Justice Ginsburg's life and legacy.

Thursday, September 24, 2020.  6:00pm.  https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/96623692137

Black Lives Matter at SMC Meetings

Come join in facilitated forums to support Black Lives Matter at SMC. Zoom links below flyer, which is also linked to PDF version of flyer. 

Reckoning with the pain and legacy of racism, What can Santa Monica College do?
June 17, 1 - 2:30 p.m.

Discussing your lived experiences for students of African Ancestry
June 17, 3 - 4:30 p.m.
White students, working towards being an Antiracist in the Black Lives Matter movement
June 18, 1-2:30 p.m.
Latinx students, working towards being an Antiracist in the Black Lives Matter movement
June 18: 3-4:30 p.m.
Asian and Pacific Islander students, working towards being an Antiracist in the Black Lives Matter movement 
June 19, 1-2:30 p.m.
How to support the Black Lives Matter movement by talking with your family and friends about racism towards our Black Community
June 19, 3 - 4:30 p.m.

Webinar: LGBTQ+ Youth and Mental Health - Creating Community During COVID-19

June 10 at 3 p.m.

Vigil: Honoring the Life of George Floyd and Recent Events

June 4 at 5 p.m.

A safe space for the SMC community to come together during this time.

Sponsored by the Associated Students of Santa Monica College.