UCSD Cross-Cultural Center   Week 5, February 2010


Raise Your Voice!!!

February is CCC Assessment Month and we need to hear from you- The Community.  Please take a few minutes to complete  @  CCC Survey

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


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. 85 mins. Light refreshments!
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
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 7,2010
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.  
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!

ArtPower! At UC San Diego Presents:

UMALALI: The Garifuna Women's Project

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

8:00 PM Price Center Ballroom East


umalaliDescendents of shipwrecked African slaves who married into the indigenous Central American population, the Garifuna people have been struggling to retain their unique language, music, and traditions in the face of globalization. Blending rich vocal textures with echoes of rock, blues, funk, African, Latin and Caribbean music, Umalali is an entrancing journey into the heart and soul of Garifuna women whose strength, hard work, and perseverance provide the bedrock of their community.



Regular: $26


Special Offer to Your Students/Staff/Faculty Members: $10 if purchased in advance through the UCSD Box Office (savings of $16!)



Call the Box Office at 858.534.TIXS (M-F, 10am0in)



Visit www.artpower.ucsd.edu

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"

Breather Series:

"All you need is (self) love"
Week 6 (2/11) & Week 8 (2/25)
flowers4:00 - 6:00 PM Cross-Cultural Center ArtSpace 
Come join us for this breather series discussing self love and how we can express it.  We will also be discussing journaling and you will even get a chance to make AND decorate your own journal from scratch
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.
303Best30 Hotel Dmechabsuhsceals
 19th Annual BSU High School Conference
20th Anniversary Raza Youth Empowerment Conference
"Roots of Resistance:
Art and Activism"

Saturday, February 13, 2010
 Price Center UCSD
친구사이 (Chingusai)
'Between Friends', is a group for Koreans at UCSD who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer, or questioning.  We aim to provide an inclusive, private, and confidential space for queer Koreans to dialogue, build community, and productively address/discuss the intersections of our identities in a safe environment.

Meetings will be held in the conference room of the Cross-Cultural Center (2nd floor of Price Center) 4:00pm-5:00 on Wednesdays of odd weeks (3, 5, 7, 9).
 For more information, contact kqrean@gmail.com. 
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Find out about all the job


available at OASIS

Summer 2010


next academic year

 Wednesday 2/10

 &  Thursday 2/11


at the OASIS Front Lobby
Spelman College
Exchange Applications Available for 2010-11 Academic year.  DEADLINE is February 12, 2010. 

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.

2010 Summer Research Program
Funded by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Hughes Scholar Summer Research Program (SRP) at UC San Diego aims to prepare undergraduates for a career in research, promote scholarship in the sciences, enabling undergraduates to achieve their highest academic goals, and increase underrepresented groups in post-graduate research and higher education.
  • You must have a minimum of a 2.5 GPA
  • You must have taken one college level biology and chemistry course
  • You must fill out an application to become a member of the UCSD Hughes Scholars Program
An intensive ten week, full-time summer experience beginning June 21-and ending on August 27 where each participating scholar accepted to the program will conduct cutting edge research under a UCSD faculty mentor or at l

You will need:


¡ One letter of recommendation (preferably from a professor)


¡ Unofficial Transcripts


¡ Personal Essay



Apply online at: