The Bixby Center is pleased to sponsor and co-sponsor our own events or those organized in collaboration with campus partners. It is also our pleasure to spotlight events organized by which we’re not directly involved in sponsoring but are organized by others focusing on topics of interest to the Bixby network. We encourage you to please check out the upcoming events we have on our calendar and plan to join us there. Also feel free to browse the past events to get a sense on the type of activities we feature on our calendar.
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Hosted by Maternal and Child Health, School of Public Health Light snacks provided The story of immigrant mothers who sued county doctors, the state, and the U.S government after they were pushed into sterilizations while giving birth at the Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center during the 1960s and 70s. Led by an intrepid, 26-year old Chicana lawyer and armed with hospital records secretly gathered by a whistle-blowing young doctor, the mothers faced public exposure and stood up to powerful institutions…Find out more »
For her summer internship Brittany Schmitt worked with the National Forum for Action on Convergence (NFAC) in New Delhi, India. Through an internship established by the UC Berkeley School of Social Welfare in collaboration with the University of Delhi School of Social Welfare, she worked with NFAC and their local partner organizations to focus on women and children’s health issues, reproductive health, family planning and women’s empowerment. During her time in India she was able to engage with young women…Find out more »