UCSD Cross-Cultural Center   Summer, August 2010

Welcome Week 2010
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The latest information on CCC events, lectures, art, poetry, classes, special guests, & announcements!

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 Student Services Fair
 Monday | September 20 | 12-1:30pm
 RIMAC Ridgewalk

 Don't miss the largest on-campus resource fair during Welcome
 Week! Academic majors, recreation clubs, athletics and several
 central service departments will be represented. This annual
 resource fair is designed to allow new and continuing students the
 opportunity to learn about the wide variety of student services
 offered at UCSD.

 Block Party!
  Monday | September 20 | 3-5pm
 Cross-Cultural Center
block party
 The CCC's Annual Block Party brings
 together social justice oriented
 student organizations, campus
 departments, community
 organizations, and friends! We'll have
 music, free food, and lots of
 information. Meet current student organization members and staff
 when you play our mingle mixer game. Enter to win raffle prizes!

 For more info, visit ccc.ucsd.edu

 Diversity at UC San Diego: Asian Americans
 in Higher Education
  Online Research Survey

  I am conducting a research study addressing issues of diversity in
  California's public universities. Particularly, the study focuses on
  the role of Asian Americans shaping the discourse, issues, and
  policy of diversity at UC San Diego.  To gain a more complex
  understanding of Asian American undergraduate and graduate
  students, the following survey asks you to answer questions in
  regards to your experiences at UC San Diego. 
 All names will remain anonymous.  All information will be held
 confidential. Click on the link to fill out the survey:
 For more information, please contact Angela Kong at

 Why Black Students are Scarce at UCSD
 News video by Voice of San Diego | www.voiceofsandiego.org

 Watch the video here!

 Q Campqcamp
 Wednesday | September 22  | 9am-2pm
 LGBT Resource Center

 Q Camp will help acquaint students with
 LGBTQI-specific organizations, help
 students make connections with continuing
 and other incoming students, allow
 students to get connected with resources on and off campus
 (including the LGBT Resource Center), and give students an
 opportunity to ask questions about UCSD LGBTQI life.

 For more info, visit lgbt.ucsd.edu

 Women's Center Welcome Week Festwomens center logo
 Wednesday | September 22  | 4-6pm
 Women's Center

 The Women's Center Welcome Week Fest is an
 opportunity to connect or reconnect with the
 Women's Center. New students will have a chance
 to learn all about the WC and other organizations at
 UCSD that focus on gender and social justice issues.
 There will be resources, arts and crafts, music, raffles and a make
 your own ice cream sundae bar!

 For more info, visit women.ucsd.edu

The Thought Spot is a space where we invite the entire community to reflect & provide thoughts on topics that we at the Cross-Cultural Center are currently thinking & talking about. Please provide your insights on our Tumblr site and follow us for future uploads!

Gov. Chris Christie Approves N.J. Law Removing Offensive References to People with Disabilities
Gov. Chris Christie made it illegal for state laws or rules to identify anyone with a developmental or intellectual disability as "mentally retarded" by signing legislation sought by people who have felt belittled by the term.

Read the article & give us your thougts here!
UC San Diego Adopts Strongest Fair Trade Policy in the United States
Click here to check it out!

Submit a workshop proposal for the San Diego Ethnic Studies Conference
Submit your form now!

Office of Sexual Harrasment Prevention & Policy
Sex in the Cinema Series
"Get Him to the Greek"
Monday | Sept 20 | 6pm
Price Center Theatre
Click here for more info

Awesome Summer Fun!
Visit the following places and enrich your summer days!
World Beat Center
Centro Cultural de la Raza
Malcom X Library &
Performing Arts Center

CRCHD Public Information Internship - Now Accepting Applications for Fall 2010!


Events Outside UCSD ORANGE
Student Org Events LIGHT GREEN
Other Dept Events
Opportunities YELLOW

San Diego Asian Film Foundation presents
Movie Month at Piazza Carmel
Free film, entertainment, & giveaways beginning August!
For more info visit
www.sdaff.org or call 858.565.1264.

Petition for Islamic Studies Minor at UC San Diego
Sign the online petition

Career Connection
August Calendar

Check out their events!

Taquiza @ SIO's TG
Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science UCSD Chapter
Friday | August 27 | 5-9pm
SIO Surfside Forum

Grand Opening of
Friday | Sept 24 | 11am-2pm
Located between Jamba Juice & The Box Office
Your one-stop-shop for wellness!
Free food, giveaways, games, demos, and suprises!

Promote Your Welcome Week Event on the UCSD website!
Online editable Welcome Week Calendar by clicking the "Staff Add?edit Events" button at the bottom of the right side column.

SDAFF Presents:
30 Sec PSA Contest
Check it out now!