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
The UC LEADS (University of California Leadership Excellence through Advanced Degrees) program is designed for undergraduates who are on the path towards a PhD in the STEM fields, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.
The application deadline is February 27, 2008. For additional information and to access the online application, please visit UC Leads. You can also email Chris Murphy at firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
CALLING ALL WRITERS WITH A PASSION FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE
The UC San Diego Comprehensive Research Center in Health Disparities and Office of Diversity are pleased to announce an exciting paid internship opportunity for students with a passion for writing, social justice topics, and highlighting diversity matters within and surrounding the UC San Diego community. The internship offers a stipend of $500 per quarter for a minimum of two articles per quarter. For more information or to receive an application, please contact Justine Kozo at email@example.com
MULTICULTURAL UNDERGRAD INTERNSHIPS
Deadline: March 1, 2009
In order to increase diversity in professions related to museums and the visual arts, the Getty is offering summer internships at the Getty Center and the Getty Villa to undergraduates from culturally diverse backgrounds. Internships provide training and work experience in areas such as conservation, library collections, publications, museum education, curatorship, grants administration, public programs, site opera- tions, and information technology. Find out more
"Comienza con un Sueño / It Begins with a Dream"
Sat., March 7 | Shifts from 7AM-1PM
UCSD welcomes San Diego and Imperial Valley parents and K-12 students on March 7th 2009 to learn more about college access, retention, and preparing for graduate school.
We need your support! Help us to ensure pathways to college for students and parents from diverse backgrounds by volunteering for this event.
Every volunteer will enjoy free breakfast, get a free conference t-shirt and will get to know the people on campus who care about impacting diversity at UCSD
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.
|HELP CO-CREATE THE CCC
You are essential in shaping the future of the Cross-Cultural Center (CCC). Please give us the gift of your voice by taking just a few minutes to complete the following assessment of the CCC. It will only take about 5-10 minutes of your time, but will make a huge impact.
We welcome all staff, faculty, alumni, students and community members to participate in the survey. Thank you in advance for sharing in this creation by taking the CCC assessment.
We need 450 completed surveys by Feb. 29. You can make this happen! Take assessment here.
THE POWER OF THE ZOOTS: YOUTH CULTURE AND RESISTANCE DURING WWII
Thurs., Feb. 12 | 6:30-8:30PM | CCC
Flamboyant zoot suit culture, with its ties to fashion, jazz and swing music, jitterbug and Lindy Hop dancing, unique patterns of speech, and even risqué experimentation with gender and sexuality, captivated the country's youth in the 1940s. Luis Alvarez explores race, region, and the politics of culture in urban America during World War II.
CAMPUS BLACK FORUM
Tues., Feb. 10 | 5:30-7PM | CCC
Campus Black Forum provides monthly topical discussions of events impacting the Black Community at UCSD, locally and nationally. The upcoming Forum will be moderated by special guest Jocelyn Markowicz from Counseling and Psychological Services. The topic of the upcoming Campus Black Forum will be "Black Sexuality?" Film and Discussion. Refreshments will be provided!
Every 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!
FEB. 5: Cha Cha Cha @ the CCC
FEB. 27: Chips & Salsa
CAMPUS COMMUNITY CENTERS COMMUNITY BUILDER CARD!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...
"IN OUR HANDS: ART INSPIRED BY THE VALUES OF CESAR CHAVEZ" CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
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 located on the 2 Fl. of Price Center East. For more information call 858.534.9689 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. To request reasonable accommodations necessary to enable your participation in any of our events, please call (858) 534-6744 or email email@example.com. 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!
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
OUTING RACISM: 3RD ANNUAL TOWN HALL Wed., Feb. 11 | 6-8PM |LGBT Resource Center
Please join returning intern, Maureen Garcia, for her debut program as the new Anti-Racism Intern. This year's town hall will focus on the community at the LGBT Resource Center. We, as a community, will address issues of race and racism specifically within the space. Come prepared to have a healthy and open dialogue on what it means to be a diverse, open and public space for all members of the university. Light refreshments will be served!
"SHORT CUTS" GRAD FILM SHORTS 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 Zañartu email@example.com.
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.
QUEER CROCHET CIRCLE
Tuesdays | 5-6PM | LGBT Resource Center
Want to learn to crochet? Need assistance with your crocheting? Interested in crocheting with awesome queer people? This group is the place for you. Facilitated by Zac Monday, an art graduate student whose medium is crochet.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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