OLLI Diversity Series (Open to the Public)


A variety of cultural and demographic diversity topics of interest to OLLI members will be presented.

The Hispanic Experience in Orange County

Thursday September 20 • 2:15 p.m.-3:45 p.m. • Mackey Auditorium

Speakers : Vania Patino, Brenda Villa, Regina Yurrita and Professor Jesus Ayala

Coordinator : Jerry Hunter, retired Chancellor of the North Orange County Community College District

CSUF is privileged to be home to the Latino Communications Institute. Members of this Institute will present their powerful stories in video. Vania Patino, a first generation communications major, has produced a story about low income street vendors and their fight to provide for their families. Brenda Villa, a DACA recipient, tells about transgender women in detention centers. Regina Yurrita, a CSUF senior and executive producer for Al Dia, will air her story about previously incarcerated juveniles and their lack of support. Professor Jesus Ayala will speak briefly about Al Dia.