W.A.R.(White Anti-Racist) LGBTQ Discussion Group
Takes place every Wed.,1-2pm @ the LGBT Resource Center
This group will support each other's learning and growth, build trust to rake risks,and move theory into action around white anti-racist practice. For more information contact Lea or Shaun.
Support Group for Latina/Chicana/
Hispanic UCSD Students
This therapy group is designed to provide a safe and supportive place for Latina women to gather and empower one another.For more information, please contact Alison at
BLACK HISTORY MONTH CALENDAR OF EVENTS
IICAS HUMAN RIGHTS STUDENT FELLOWSHIP
Applications due March 9th
The Institute for International, Comparative and Area Studies (IICAS) is pleased to announce the 2nd annual student competition for human rights fellowships. Successful applicants for the 2009 UC Human Rights Fellowship will receive $3,500 for summer internships with a human rights organization.
Information and application instructions here.
Arusha Project is a bi-national nonprofit organization that works to promote gender equality and sexual health, focusing on HIV/AIDS struggles. Get involved...
Deadline: Jan. 31, 2009. Info and application at the website
NEA Foundation Student Achievement and Learning & Leadership Grants, Deadline: February 1st; June 1st; and October 15th, 2009. Info and app at the website.
Point Foundation Higher Education Scholarships for Gay and Lesbian Students, Deadline: February 9th, 2009. Info and app at the website.
Do Something Awards, Deadline: March 1st. Info and app at thewebsite.Horace Mann Scholarships, Deadline: March 12th. Info and app at the website.
ING Unsung Heroes Program, Deadline: April 30th. Info and app the website.Kresge Foundation Health and Environment, Deadline: Open. Info and app the website.
CCC DANCE SERIESEvery other Friday at noon | Cross-Cultural Center Comunidad Room.
Please come to the Cross-Cultural Center's Dance Series!
We will have three different dance workshops to help you warm up and wind down for the winter quarter. Take a breather while having fun! Hope to see you there!
- Merengue & Music - Jan. 30
- Cha Cha Cha @ the CCC - Feb. 5
- Chips & Salsa - Feb. 27
NEW CAMPUS COMMUNITY CENTERS COMMUNITY BUILDER CARD!
CESAR CHAVEZ ART SHOW CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
Over the course of the next two quarters, just attend 3 programs at each Center, plus one bonus program at the center of your choice, turn in your card, and you are a Community Builder - eligible for prizes at our Celebration on June 3rd! Find out more...
Submission Deadline: Mon., March 2
The Cross-Cultural Center is seeking submissions for our Chávez art show in honor of César Chávez month in April at UCSD.Chavez was a civil rights activist who fought for the rights of farm workers. Throughout his life, Chavez encouraged non-violence and self-determination. Find out more... SUBMIT YOUR WORK FOR "REVERSING THE LENS: REPRESENTATIONS OF WOMEN IN ART"
Submission Deadline: Wed., Feb. 25
Throughout history, women have been objectified, commodified, and hypersexualized in art works, rendered as objects to be gazed at by typically male viewers. The purpose of this exhibition is to give women artists the opportunity to "reverse the lens," and give them the opportunity to represent themselves. Read more...
The Cross-Cultural Center is happy to have Sherrell Tyler as a new member of the CCC family. Sherrell will be joining us as an SDSU Student Affairs graduate student intern for the rest of the year. Find out more about Sherrell!
The Cross-Cultural Center is located on the 2 Fl. of Price Center East. For more information call 858.534.9689 or email email@example.com. To request reasonable accommodations necessary to enable your participation in any of our events, please call (858) 534-6744 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Requests must be made no later than two weeks before the event to ensure adequate time to arrange for the accommodation.
KINGS, QUEENS AND DIVAS, OH MY!
MOTHERS SUPPORT GROUP
WED., FEB 4 | 6PM | LGBT RESOURCE CENTER
Come to the LGBT Resource Center and join us in discussions about Hetero Culture Divas and the Queer Culture of Queens and Kings of Drag! Come get the basic 411 everyone should know - there will be MOVIES, FREE FOOD, and a whole lot of attitude! Please RSVP to: Chris, Arts and Culture Intern, email@example.com
QUEERS, COMICS & CARTOONS
WED., JAN 28 | 6PM | LGBT RESOURCE CENTER
Join Michelle Strange and Mike Moody as we look at comics, cartoons, and video games featuring queer characters, some of which you may or may not be familiar with. We will be playing video games, and looking at queer cartoons and comics. Our featured attractions include: Guilty Gear, Sailor Moon, Rick and Steve, and other fabulous queer characters. We will finalize our program with a "Build a Queer" section where you build your own Queero/Super Hero. Join us for this very fun and educational program.
COMING OUT GROUP
THURSDAYS | 5:15PM | WOMEN'S CENTER
The Coming Out Group is a place to meet and gain support while discussing your sexual and/or gender identities in a confidential setting. This group is for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, straight or questioning folks who are coming out and who may already be out. Topics are determined by group participants, and can include coming out to yourself, coming out to family, coming out to friends, coming out and the work place, and coming out at school. For more information, please e-mail Felipe Zańartu firstname.lastname@example.org.
WED., JAN 28 | 12-1PM | WOMEN'S CENTER
Open to all Mothers of any age, partnered or single.Our first Mothers' Support group hour of the year will be an open discussion on the topic of your choice, topics for future meetings, as well as an opportunity to share information and resources that relate to (and will hopefully enhance) your experience as a mother. Please bring at least one resource, or bit of useful information to share with the rest of the group. This could be information about places to rejuvenate, infant/toddler activities and events going on in the community, or just come prepared to swap tips and advice about something you have found useful.
Tuesdays from 12-1PM
This new weekly series will feature short films (from 5 to
30min), free coffee/snacks, and discussion for graduate students. These creative works explore questions of identity, culture, and representation, whether in documentary, experimental, or fictional form. Bring your lunch and enjoy the short cuts! See the whole series line-up.
TIJUANA MAQUILADORA TOUR
SAT., FEB. 21 | 9AM-3:30PM
Come to learn about Tijuana maquiladora workers' conditions and struggles!Donations: regular, $20 students
Donations cover the bus, lunch, and a donation to Tijuana worker organizations. Reservations for these tours can be made online at www.sdmaquila.org
For more information, please contact Herb Shore at email@example.com
UNNATURAL CAUSES: IS INEQUALITY MAKING US SICK?
Feb. 2 |12-1 PM | UCSD Biomedical Library
Dr. Daley will discuss racial and ethnic disparities in healthcare, disparities that occur in the context of broader historic and contemporary, and social and economic inequalities. Space is limited so RSVP as soon as possible to Vicky Anderson at firstname.lastname@example.org. Find out more...
HIDDEN FACES OF LA JOLLA: PORTRAITS OF BLACK SAN DIEGANS
Feb. 1-28 | Geisal Library
'Hidden Faces of La Jolla'' testifies to the determination of a community to carve out not merely residency in the larger community but to build a place they could call home. The exhibit is a rare opportunity for San Diegans to learn the history of such a unique community in La Jolla. More...
THE HIDDEN COST OF WAR: SEXUAL ASSAULT, RAPE, AND MURDER OF MILITARY WOMEN
Feb. 19 | 5-7PM | Muir College Biology Room 1103
Colonel Ann Wright (U.S. Army, retired), foreign diplomat and now a peace activist, will be speaking about a pervasive problem related to the military and violence against women -- the rape and sexual assault and murder of military women.
Sat., June 13, 2009
M.E.Ch.A. along with other Chicana/o and Latina/o organizations, and students on campus come together and
commemorate graduating Raza students despite all the struggles faced along the way. Raza Grad is a celebration with friends, family, food and cultura in order to give a sense of belonging, in contrast to the traditional graduation offered by the educational institution. This event is a display of the ideal graduation which students organize themselves therefore the planning starts now ranging from entertainment, food and all types of committees. But it all starts with a collective vision. If you are interested in becoming involved please email email@example.com