UCSD Cross-Cultural Center   Week 4, January 2010
REMEMBERING OUR ROOTS: The First Community Home
CCC front
On May 20, 2010 the Cross-Cultural Center will celebrate 15 years of building community.
Please plan on joining us as we honor and remember the times we have shared together

Monday: 9am-9pm
Tuesday: 9am-9pm
Wednesday: 9am-9pm
Thursday: 9am-9pm
Friday: 9am-4pm


San Diego Black Film Festival - FREE TICKETS!!!
  "Flags, Feathers, and Lies"
Saturday, January 30, 2010
2:00 pm UA Theater - Horton Plaza
(Feature Documentary, West Coast Premiere, USA, 2007, 118 mins., Dir., Pablo Palacios)

A passionate and provocative look at the Mardi Gras Indians of New Orleans and how they survived the twin disasters of Hurricane Katrina and government neglect. 

The CCC has free tickets for first 20 students. Sign up at front desk starting Monday, January 25!!!
Black History Celebration 2010 Opener
Tuesday, February 2, 2010
12:00n-2:00 PM @ Price Center Plaza
This program is to kick off Black History Month with speakers and performers and fun. Our goal is to bring everyone together at our school and San Diego community to learn more about each other. Sponsored by UC San Diego Black Student Union
Contact: Theresa Richards, tlrichar@ucsd.edu
In Honor of Black History Month: 
Bilal's Stand, a Sultan Sharrief Film
Thursday,  February 4, 2010
12:00 - 2:00 PM CCC Comunidad
graciaBased on a true story, Bilal, a Detroit high school senior, is forced to decide working at his family's long-owned taxi stand or to take a chance at social mobility.
Social Justice L.E.N.S. Series:
Leadership, Educational  engagement Networking, Service in community                                                                       
 School to Prison Pipeline: How are Students Being Excluded from Higher Education and Primed for Incarceration?
Thursday,  February 4, 2010 gracia  
3:30 - 5:00 PM CCC Comunidad
Learn the impact of the mass incarceration of African Americans, other communities of color, and poor people from  Emancipation to the Prison Industrail Comples (PIC). Professor  Dennis Childs discusses the racial, class, and gender dynamics of the PIC, how communities have expressed resistance to it, and the importance of college students getting involved in prison abolition.
Social Justice L.E.N.S. Series
Leadership, Educational engagment,
Networking, Service in community.
Beyond La Jolla: Know Your Community
Saturday February 6,2010
10:00 AM Depart UCSD to Balboa Park, Faculty Club Lot
Know Your Community is an opportunity for UCSD students to take a trip beyond UCSD and get to know the greater San Diego Community.
We will be visiting the Centro Cultural De La Raza and the World Beat Center at Balboa Park. The day will consist of a tour of the two cultural centers and getting to know the history of the two spaces. We will be discussing their struggles and how they are linked to the struggles of the surrounding community and ourselves.
Don't miss out on this opportunity to get out of La Jolla and see what San Diego really has to offer!  Contact Diana at dcervera@ucsd.edu for more information. Lunch and Transportation will be provided. Register at SPACES or the Cross-Cultural Center.
Seats are limited.  Sign up today!
Help with CSUSM and UCSD
Cross-Cultural Center Study! 
  • Would you like to participate in a study about university cross-cultural centers?
  • Are you a first or second-year student not working for the Center?
If so, then you are perfect for this study. Volunteers will participate in three focus group sessions during the 2009-10 academic year. At the focus groups, you will receive free food and beverages and be entered in an opportunity drawing for a $25 gift card from the UCSD bookstore. You will be asked to participate in 3 (90 minutes each) focus groups during the 2009-10 academic year.
Our colleague and friend, Greg Toya, is examining university cross-cultural centers for a dissertation study.  As a former cross-cultural center director, Greg's experience and study will further the understanding of the influence of cross-cultural centers on students.  Please contact Greg at gtoya@csusm.edu or call 
(760) 750-4935 to participate or learn more about the study.
Revolutionary Love Seriesrevoluntionary love flyer
Presented by Cross-Cultural Center
Odd Week Wednesdays @ Noon
CCC Library

Come join us! Each week, matters  around activism, identity, wellness, and self-reflection will be discussed.
Week 5 - "Kitchen Table Activism"
Week 7 - "My Activism" & "peace.love.JOY"
Week 9 - "Revolutionary Love"
LGBT Resource Center Presents:
"Reading Rainbow"
Wednesday, January 27, 2010 
5:00 - 7:00 PM  LGBT Resource Center
Explore issues around queer youth having access to resources (centers, educational material, mentors) and how it influences their growth and development with their sexuality. Dialogue about available resources, who has access to them and conceptualize our own ideas for a resource guide. Hope to see you for a night of good conversation, good vibes, and good free food! If you have any questions please feel free to email cmdatiles@gmail.com
The F-Word Dinning and Dialogue Series Presents... "Who can be a feminist?"

Thursday, January 28, 2010 5:00 - 7:00 PM
 Women's Center
women's center faces logoJoin us for a thought provoking discussion about feminism. Who can be a feminist? We'll explore the many layers underlying this question. Come share your thoughts and dialogue with others over dinner. This event is the second in our quarterly F-Word Dining and Dialogue Series and is part of the Women's Center's F.A.C.E.S. Campaign.
Refreshments will be served. RSVP to women@ucsd.edu
For more information about the Women's Center and F.A.C.E.S. please call 858-822-0074 , e-mail: women@ucsd.edu or visit http://women.ucsd.edu.
The LGBT Undergraduate
Scholarship Program
 is here - APPLY NOW!
lgbt scholarshipsThe LGBT undergraduate scholarship program encourages gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender UCSD students to apply for the six $1,000 scholarships made possible by generous contributions from many people, including Chris Arrott, Michael Marx and Donald Marshall, Russ Ty, and from funds in memory of Tracee Parsons and Stephen P. L'Italien, Jr.

The objective of the undergraduate scholarship program is to recognize and encourage academic excellence and to offer financial support to meritorious students.

Download applications at LGBT Scholarships Informaiton.

Due on March 12, 2010 at 4:00pm to the LGBT Resource Center.
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Kaibigang Pilipino
 High School Conference
 "don't stop believing"
Saturday, January 30, 2010
UC San Diego Price Center
We are a UCSD-funded organization recruiting new officers and/or members (no fees). Our CADRE motto is:  Full inclusion and equal opportunity for people with disabilities. Our core of savvy veterans would love to welcome you to our ranks, help you acquire new skills and know-how while you work with us to raise awareness and develop educational programs on disability issues.
WE WANT YOU...Whatever time you can devote, whatever skills you contribute, whatever ideas you have, WE NEED YOU!

Contact accestmp@ucsd.edu for more information. 
Spelman College
Spelman/ Morehouse Exchange Applications Available for 2010-11 Academic year.  DEADLINE is February 12, 2010. Application
The purpose of the program is to provide a unique opportunity for students to live and study at important institutions of higher learning that are significantly different from the social and educational environment typical of California state colleges and universities. Similarly, the exchange students coming to UCSD from Morehouse and Spelman will have an opportunity to experience an exciting and very different educational environment.