Activism In Action

Our Activism in Action program is our center's professional development opportunity centered around community engagement and craftivism!

Our Spring 2024 program will be a collaboration with the Black Leadership and Opportunity Center to take students on a community field trip to The Oakland Museum of California.

NOTE: After you sign up and your spot is confirmed, you will be emailed a letter to give your professors to help excuse you from class.

Community Field Trip to Oakland Museum of California

Thursday, February 15 from 8:00am - 5:00pm

Sign Up:

A letter of acceptance to the program will be provided should you need to present evidence of program acceptance to professors for class excusal.


  • Must be a current SJSU student
  • Passion for social justice and community change
  • Attend a virtual 30 minute mandatory Zoom orientation on Friday, Feb. 9th at 9:00AM (if you have class, we can share the recording)
  • $25 Program Participation Fee - instructions for payment will be provided upon acceptance


  • Leadership development
  • Great opportunity to learn about community art and its impacts on social change


  • Transportation to and from campus via an ADA accessible charter bus
  • Entry to the Museum and all of it's permanent exhibits including: Black Power, Por el Pueblo: The Legacy and Influence of Malaquías Montoya, and Remembering Artist Hung Liu
  • Access to the special Exhibit: Into the Brightness: Artists from Creativity Explored, Creative Growth & NIAD celebrating myriad works from contemporary artists with developmental disabilities.
  • Breakfast and Lunch provided


Sign Up Due Date, Tuesday, February 6th

Acceptance Notification, Monday, September 11

Confirm Your Spot by: Thursday, February 8th

Zoom Orientation, Friday, February 9th at 9AM

$25 Program Participation Fee to Associated Students Due Tuesday, February 13

Field Trip Date: Thursday, February 15 from 8:00am - 5:00pm


8:00 AM - Breakfast (provided) at Campus

9:00 AM - Board Bus and Depart Campus

10:30 AM - Arrive to Museum and Check In

11:00 AM - Group Exploration of Black Power Exhibit

1:00 PM - Lunch (provided)

4:00 PM - Depart Museum

About 5:00 PM - Arrive back to SJSU