CTFF Welcome Its Newest Member: Shawna M. Lesseur

 

Shawna M. Lesseur is a PhD candidate in Political Science at the University of Connecticut completing her dissertation, “Pinching Politics Through Film Narrative: An Ontology and Pedagogy of Genocide Film.” She holds Masters Degrees and Graduate Certificates in the fields of English, Human Rights, Political Science, and Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies.

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Cambodian Genocide Remembrance Day, 2017 – United Refugee of America

Cambodian Genocide Remembrance Day dinner at La Lune in Cambodia Town, Long Beach, California. Thank you to Senator Ricardo Lara, Congressman Alan Lowenthal, Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell, Supervisor Janice Hanh, Mayor Robert Garcia and Councilman Dee Andrew for supporting and proclaiming April 17th as Cambodian Genocide Remembrance Day.  

LA County Board of Supervisors Proclaims April 17 as Cambodian Genocide Remembrance Day

During Tuesday’s meeting of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, Supervisor Janice Hahn asked the board to recognize the Cambodian genocide and, for the first time in the county’s history, proclaim April 17 as “Cambodian Genocide Remembrance Day.” Photo Credit: Martin Zamora The thirteen groups receiving scrolls are the Cambodia-California Sister State, Inc., Khmer Read more about LA County Board of Supervisors Proclaims April 17 as Cambodian Genocide Remembrance Day[…]

CTFF Co-Director, Caylee So wins Los Angeles County “Women of the Year” Awards

Congratulations to our Co-Director, Caylee So for being a recipient of the 32nd Annual “Women of the Year” Awards. The Awards Ceremony was held today (March 13th) at the Grand Hall Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in the heart of Los Angeles. (First floor entrance is serenaded by classical music. Guest are later then moved to the Read more about CTFF Co-Director, Caylee So wins Los Angeles County “Women of the Year” Awards[…]