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Topic: Community

Lorrie Brown

Balancing the narrative in Ventura

Being an effective public servant and improving the human condition has always been an objective for Lorrie Brown ’07, MPPA ’09, whether that means working in government or helping people discover their purpose.

Matthew Fienup, PhD

Latinos fuel L.A. metro economy, study finds

(THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — September 6, 2022) Latinos in the greater Los Angeles metropolitan region are making significant and rapidly growing contributions to the economy, according to a first-of-its-kind report by...

High school students participate in a summer residential program through Cal Lutheran's TRIO Traditional Upward Bound program.

Cal Lutheran Upward Bound gets $3.6M

(THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — June 17, 2022) The U.S. Department of Education awarded California Lutheran University more than $3.6 million to continue and expand its TRIO Traditional Upward Bound services for high school...

Benjamin White portrays Orlando and Chloe Baldwin is Rosalind in "As You Like It." Photo: Brian Stethem

Festival marks 25th anniversary of debut

(THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — June 16, 2022) Twenty-five years after the first Kingsmen Shakespeare Festival was held, and following a two-year pandemic-caused hiatus, the event kicks off its joyous return to California...

Festivalgoers can wander through an authentic Viking village and a Sami siidastallan, or community gathering. Photo: Tracie Karasik

Scandinavian Festival back after 3 years

(THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — May 23, 2022) The largest Nordic festival in Southern California will return to California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks on June 4 and 5 after a two-year absence caused by the...

Teketa Bellamy hosted an online spoken word event in March 2022. Photo: Obinna Anyanwu

With community backing, students take on racism

As one of four CSBL recipients in 2021-22, Jaden Lyons launched the “Making Cents” financial literacy program. Photo: Obinna Anyanwu Growing up in Los Angeles, Jaden Lyons came to the conclusion that his Black community...

Cal Lutheran alumna and ACFC’s Director of Corporate Partnerships Alex Mallen, second from the left, played a key role in bringing the university and the club together. With her on North Field are Holly Roepke with Cal Lutheran; Austin Hilpert, Marisa Leconte and Angela Hucles Mangano with ACFC; and Matthew Ward with Cal Lutheran. Photo: Tracie Karasik

Angel City FC will train at Cal Lutheran

(THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — March 8, 2022) Today, Angel City Football Club (ACFC) announced that California Lutheran University will serve as the inaugural training site for the...