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Race & Recession Report
The Applied Research Center recently released the report "Race and Recession: How Inequity reportRigged the Economy and how to Change the Rules". This report tells the stories of people of color who are disproportionately affected by the recession.

It uncovers root causes of long-term racial inequities that fed into the economic crisis. It proposes structural solutions to change a system that threatens future generations.
Cross-Cultural Center Updates
We welcome you to view a summary of the results from our annual assessment.
The summary, along with other Cross-Cultural Center reports, can be downloaded at http://ccc.ucsd.edu/Reports.asp
To request a copy of the entire raw data, please email Lea at lcarland@ucsd.edu

It's summer! We will be open from 9AM-4PM Monday - Friday.
Please note that we will be closed the following days:
  • Fri., June 26
  • Mon., June 29-Wed., July 1
  • Fri., July 3
  • Tues., Aug. 4
  • Thurs., Aug. 27
  • Mon., Sept. 7

The Cross-Cultural Center is located on the 2 Fl. of Price Center East. For more information call 858.534.9689 or email cccenter@ucsd.edu. To request reasonable accommodations necessary to enable your participation in any of our events, please call (858) 534-6744 or email  HR-ACCES (Accommodation Counseling and Consulting Services)
Requests must be made no later than two weeks before the event to ensure adequate time to arrange for the accommodation.
Community Events: UCSD & Beyond!
Wednesdays | 12PM | LGBT Resource Center, Conference Room

pridelogoWill you be in San Diego for the summer and want to stay connected to the Resource Center? Join us at the planning meetings for UCSD's participation in San Diego's annual LGBT Pride parade! The first meeting was awesome and we got the creative juices flowing! We would love to have you join us and add to the creativity. The meetings are every Wednesday from 12:00pm to 1:00pm at the LGBT Resource Center. Please feel free to bring your lunch and friends! If you have questions, email Anthony Nuņez or call (858) 822-3493.

Tues., July 14 | 12-1PM | Women's Center, Small Living Room
The next book club will meet in the small living room to discuss Waiting, by Debra Ginsberg. This book will be available at the UCSD Bookstore at a discount. The group is open to new members at all times and is for anyone who loves to read. Future meetings will be held on the second Tuesday of every month. For more information, please email Jessica Geipel.

AIDS Walk 2009
Sun., September 27th, 2009

Please join the "UCSD Communities" AIDS Walk Team on Sunday, September 27th, 2009 in beautiful Balboa Park for the 20th annual AIDS Walk San Diego 5K Walk and 10K USA Track & Field sanctioned Run. It all begins at 8am. Since the walk is September 27th, and it is also the first week of classes, join our team NOW!!
Opening Reception July 3 | Voz Alta

What we're reading...
-Nora El-Katatney

Choueiri spends around four and a half minutes singing about how Arabs are not the evil figures typically portrayed in Western media. "We're not what you see on CNN and the BBC. [...] Ain't no bombers, we've got the guts," starts off the track. So far, so good. But then the main message of the video really unfolds, which, when translated from pop star-speak, can be summarized: 'Arabs aren't terrorists! We're just like you, the all-wonderful West. We too have sexy blond girls with silicone boobs dancing in next-to-nothing clothes in smoky nightclubs, gyrating their hips and filing their nails. Our guys are all cut, and walk around wearing bling. We love to smoke, drink, and take drugs. We party all night and we are oh so cool.' Keep reading...
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