Camarillo, Calif., Jan. 13, 2011 – The Center for Multicultural Engagement at California State University Channel Islands (CI) will host the performance “New Faces of America,” on Wed. Jan. 26 at 6 p.m. in Malibu Hall, in recognition of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.  The free event is open to the public.

The performance examines current issues that relate to people all across the country through a multi-media experience that merges video presentation with a live performer.  The campus’ annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration reflects the spirit and principals of Dr. King as well as thought-provoking subject matter and student reflective speeches.

Limited parking is available on campus. A daily permit is $6. Free parking is available at the Camarillo Metrolink Station/Lewis Road parking lot in Camarillo with bus service to and from the campus. Riders should board the VISTA Bus to the campus; the fare is $1 each way. Buses arrive and depart from the Camarillo Metrolink Station every 30 minutes from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Friday. For exact times, check the schedule at

For more information contact Jennifer Chapman, Coordinator of Multicultural Programs at CSU Channel Islands at 805-437-3243 or

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