Children’s Author Roni Capin Rivera-Ashford to Present at Central Arizona College
By Angela Askey, Executive Director Public Relations and Marketing
Central Arizona College welcomes children’s author, Roni Capin Rivera-Ashford as a presenter for the Intercultural Lecture Series hosted by the Center for Cultural and Civic Engagement, Social and Behavioral Sciences Division, and Literary Arts and Languages Division.
Rivera-Ashford states, “My books invite discussion of family traditions, remedies, language and culture. I invite everyone to open the door of opportunity to learn about and embrace their own mixture of ethnicities, cultures & heritage, and walk toward respecting those of others.”
In conjunction with the intercultural lecture, community members as well as CAC staff and students are invited to attend the following children’s literature workshop and movie showings of COCO. All of these events are open to the public. Children are encouraged to attend.
Children’s Literature Workshop
October 29, 1:30 – 2:45 p.m.
The workshop will be presented via ITV at all campuses
Maricopa Campus (17945 N Regent Dr., Maricopa) – B113
San Tan Campus (3736 E Bella Vista Rd., San Tan Valley) – C123
Signal Peak Campus (8470 N Overfield Rd., Coolidge) – O208B
Superstition Mountain Campus (805 S. Idaho Road, Apache Junction) -C103
Aravaipa Campus (80440 E Aravaipa Road., Winkelman) – E108
Intercultural Lecture Followed by Author Reception and Book Signing
October 29, 4-6 p.m.
Signal Peak Campus, I400
8470 N Overfield Road, Coolidge, AZ 85128
The Author will have books available for purchase
Rivera-Ashford will be present during the workshop and lecture only.
COCO Movie Showings
October 24, 4:30 – 7 p.m.
Maricopa Campus, A101
17945 N Regent Drive, Maricopa, AZ 85138
This showing will be followed by a discussion facilitated by Professor Barry Regan
October 30, 3:30 – 6 p.m.
Superstition Mountain Campus, F115
805 S. Idaho Road, Apache Junction, AZ 85119
This showing will be followed by a discussion facilitated by Dr. Joe Faykosh