Pima News

Desert Vista hosting produce distributions

Produce on Wheels has begun its spring season of produce distribution at Pima Community College’s Desert Vista Campus. The events are sponsored by PCC’s Phi Theta Kappa honor society.

Produce on Wheels With Out Waste, or POW-WOW, is a program of the Borderlands Food Bank. It allows students and members of the community to receive up to 60 pounds of fresh produce for a $10 donation.

Distributions will be held every Saturday until June from 8 a.m.-11 a.m. at Desert Vista’s north parking lot.

For more information, call 206-5101.

-By Pablo Espinosa

PCC to screen documentary on Feb. 20

Pima Community College will host a Feb. 20 screening of the documentary “Stolen Education” that includes an audience discussion with producer Enrique Aleman Jr.

The screenings and discussions will take place in the Downtown Campus Amethyst Room from 9 a.m.-noon and from 2-5 p.m. The screenings are free and open to the public.

The movie documents Mexican-American school children who challenged discrimination in Texas schools in the 1950s. It chronicles eight students who testified in “Hernadez et al vs. Driscoll Consolidated Independent School District” in 1956.

For further information, call 206-4850.

-By Katie Stewart

‘Up With People’ workshops coming to PCC

The Up With People performance and educational organization is coming to Pima Community College in March to celebrate its 50th anniversary.

More than 110 performers from 20 countries will participant in workshops and other events at PCC campuses from March 2-9.

Workshops topics include leadership, intercultural communication, global awareness and environmental awareness.

For more information, contact Sharon Arceneaux at 206-7263.

Up With People will also stage 50th anniversary shows at the Fox Tucson Theatre on March 6-7 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets cost $12 to $50, and are available through foxtucsontheatre.com.

-By Katie Stewart

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