UCSD Cross-Cultural Center  Week 3, October 2010
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[re]Claiming Alcatraz Exhibit
Cross-Cultural Center
Art Gallery
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Resource Video for
UCSD Students!
Produced by Cody Marshall
 Watch It Now!

If you have any extra cardboard boxes (
cereal/cracker boxes),
please bring them to the CCC for an upcoming "GREEN PROGRAM"

Black Whole
Every Wednesday @ the Triton Steps | 12-1:30pm
Bring your lunch, hang out and mingle with other black students, faculty, and staff.


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ASP/SPACES Graduate Seriesspaces
Wednesday | October 13 | 5-6:30pm
SPACES (2nd floor PC West)

Want to know more about the process of getting into graduate or professional schools? Want to know what programs are offered and what universities look for in applicants? What about graduate student perspectives and why they chose to pursue their doctoral programs? Come join ASP & SPACES in a 4 week graduate series where all your questions about standardized tests and applications will be answered!

10/06 -  General Application Information
10/13 -  University/Program Rep Panel
10/20 -  Graduate Student Panel
10/27 -  Faculty Panel

For more info, visit spaces.ucsd.edu

Breather Series: (Re)create and Decorate!redecorate
Thursday | October 14 | 12-2pm
Cross-Cultural Center - Art Space

Join us at Cross-Cultural Center for the first Breather Series program of this quarter! We will be making bulletin boards to help keep you organized for this year, as well as, desk organizers out of cereal boxes and art supplies! Come start the school year on the right foot, while being green and creative! Don't miss out on this fun event! We will provide you with all of the materials. You may also bring your own cereal boxes or cracker boxes if you have any.
Snacks will be provided. For more information contact Violeta Gonzales 858-543-9689 or violetag@ucsd.edu.

Transfer Student Candy Bar Socialcandy
Thursday | October 14 | 3-4:30pm
Cross-Cultural Center

Are you a transfer student? Are you feeling like you have not connected with anybody in your short time here at UCSD? Don't worry, you're not alone. Come to the CCC to meet other students and grab some candy from the candy bar while you're at it! This is a great opportunity to find that connection you've been looking for! For inquiries contact 858.534.9689.

Native Community Welcome Dinnercanaday
Thursday | October 14 | 6-8:00pm
Cross-Cultural Center

Welcome dinner for Alumni and Native students.

Perse Hooper phooper@scta.net
Click here for more information!

In Your Shoes: A Social Justice L.E.N.S inyourshoes
Dialogue on Abilities,
Access, & the Environment
Friday | October 15 | 12-1pm
Price Center West, Eleanor Roosevelt Room

How does the environment impact access and resources for persons with disabilities? Get some insights from Chancellor Fox and UC San Diego student, faculty, and staff participants as they share a glimpse of their experiences regarding access, social etiquette, and policies. Presenters will also share their observations as they partner with one another to reflect on disability perceptions, triumphs, challenges, and surroundings. For more info click here.

CANA Day Essay Contest
Entry deadline: October 15 (postmarked)
Award Presentation: Gordon Johson Event November 19 at 6pm

Contact: Perse Hooper phooper@scta.net
Click here for more information!

SDAFF Tix Giveaway: "The House of Suh"sdaff
Reserve your tix starting Monday, October 18
with Joseph at the Cross-Cultural Center.

You will need to pick up your ticket at the actual location with Edwina Welch 20 minutes prior to showtime.

Film Title: The House Suh
Show Date: Tuesday, Oct. 26
Show Time: 7:15pm
For more info on the film visit www.sdaff.org

"Reel Injun" Film Screening & Discussionreelinjun
Thursday | October 21 | 12pm
Cross-Cultural Center Comunidad

Hollywood has made over 4,000 films about Native people; over 100 movies defining how Indians are seen by the world. "Reel Injun" takes entertaining and insightful look at the Hollywood Indian, exploring the portrayal of North American Natives through the history of cinema. View the trailer here!

For inquiries, please contact Victor Betts at 858.534.9689 or vbetts@ucsd.edu. Click here for event info.

Breather Series: Yoga Workshopyoga
Friday | October 22 | 12-1pm
Cross-Cultural Center Comunidad

Genevieve Kim of the La Jolla Yoga Center (www.lajollayogacenter.com) will be facilitating a free Vinyasa yoga workshop.  Vinyasa Yoga: Breath & movement are linked through a series of sun salutations and asanas in this energizing and vigorous class. This moving meditation will strengthen your body, ease your mind, & connect you with your internal rhythm. If you have a yoga mat, please bring it and wear comfortable clothing.  We will have some yoga mats to lend. Please be on-time.

Limited FREE one week passes will be given to the early birds.  Contact Violeta Gonzales for more information 858-534-9689, violetag@ucsd.edu

Family Weekendfamilyweekend
Friday - Sunday | October 22-24

Make this your UCSD family tradition! Invite your family back to UC San Diego for a weekend of exciting events! See National Comedy Theatre for $5, go to the Birch Aquarium, climb at the Outback Adventures Climbing Center, learn about getting into medical schools from actual medical students, and so much more! Registration now open! Prices increase October 8.
For more info click here!

Snack Down Time! Open House
open house
Saturday | October 23 | 2-4pm
Cross-Cultural Center

Get to know the home away from home for many student organizations. Hang out with community friends and alumni to learn about getting involved and staying connected. Take a tour to enter raffle drawings. Bring your family and friends!
Snacks and fun provided!

For more information call 858.534.9689.

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

Speakers Bureau Panelist Trainingspeakers bureau
Wednesday| October 13 | 5-7pm
LGBT Resource Center

Speakers Bureau Panelist is a group of volunteer LGBT and allied community members (student, staff, and faculty) trained to represent the diversity of the UCSD LGBT Community to a variety of groups and organizations interested in providing education regarding LGBT issues. Training is meant to make you officially apart of the Bureau and teach you the basics of speaking in a panel.

For more information:
E-mail: Neftali V. at LGBTspeakers@ucsd.edu or go to our Facebook Event
Website: lgbt.ucsd.edu

LGBT Alumni BrunchLGBT
Saturday | October 23  | 11-1pm
LGBT Resource Center

The UC San Diego LGBT Resource Center and the UCSD Alumni Association cordially invite you to attend the annual UCSD LGBT Alumni Champagne Brunch. We are proud to bring together the folks in our "family" who have been involved in the LGBT community and to welcome everyone back to campus for Family Weekend. We are celebrating 50 years at UC San Diego, and will be reflecting on the history of LGBT people on UC San Diego's campus since its founding!
Please register online: alumni.ucsd.edu/lgbtbrunch2010
For more info please visit: lgbt.ucsd.edu

Women's Center | Mondays | 10-1pm
LGBT Resource Center | Wednesdays | 12-5pm
Cross-Cultural Center | Thursdays | 1-6pm

Dr. Cat Thompson is the Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) liaison to the Campus Community Centers.

She is housed at the Women's Center and spends five hours per week at each Community Center to facilitate seeing students and being in community. Please speak to community center staff if you are interested in setting up an individual counseling appointment with her. Otherwise, feel free to stop by and say "hi" as she is here to be of service to our community and would love to connect with you. For more information about her training and areas of clinical interest, please see the staff section at http://caps.ucsd.edu.
Mandarin-speaking Research Assistant Needed (P/T, Temp)
Asian Pacific American
Legal Center
Check out the app here

Interested in Research or Policy on Gender in the
Contemporary U.S?
Contact Erin Cech at

Become a Vozista!
Now Accepting Submissions!
Your articles, drawings, poetry, opinion pieces, photography, your voice!
Submissions due by Oct 15
Contact: vozfronteriza@gmail.com
Fridays | 2pm
Mandeville Coffe Cart
(next to LGBTRC)

Rally & Vigil
Sunday | Oct 17 | 6-7pm
Eugene Brucker Education Center Lawn
4100 Normal St.
For more info click here

Undergrad & Graduate Students for service on the Chancellor's Advisory Committee
on the Status of Women!
Interested students should forward their Name, College/Academic Department, and Expected Date of Graduation to the CSW Co-Chair, Tricia Bertram Gallant at tbg@ucsd.edu

SPACES Alternative Tour Guide Positions Available
- Gain public speaking skills & build your resume

- Learn the (his)tory of students of color and activism at UCSD
- Great way to get involved with social justice activism
on campus

- Opportunities for paid stipends

Email Leslie & Melissa at: ucsdalternativetours@gmail.com to get involved!

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

11th Annual
San Diego Asian Film Festival
October 21 - 28
Mission Valley Ultrastar Cinemas @ Hazard Center
7510 Hazard Center Dr.
Text "SDAFF" to 53137 to receive Festival Updates, Discounts, & Party Invites

CA Native American Day Celebration 2010
Partnership Funding
Deadline: Oct. 15, 2010
Would you like to receive an additional $1,000 to help fund your next program or event?

For more info please contact Carri Fierro at cfierro@ucsd.edu

College Is
"Un Sueno Alcanzable"
An Attainable Dream
Watch the video here

San Gabriel Valley Youth & Community Coordinator Position
Asian Pacific American
Legal Center (APALC)
Click here for the full posting

Tijuaneados Anonymous
A teardrop and a smile
Tues. | Oct. 19 | 6:30pm
Visual Arts Facility: performance Space on Russell Lane
Apply NOW for the
McNair Program
Deadline: October 18, 2010
Click here fore more info!

Applications for the Office of AVP Diversity Affairs Available
visit as.ucsd.edu by 10/15/10.

Assistant Director/Attorney position at
Student Legal Services
 View job posting here

Faculty Recruiting
Help expand our recruitment efforts to get a strong & diverse pool of faculty candidates.
Find current open faculty positions
Email your list to facultyequity@ucsd.edu and Nathalia Quirk at nquirk@ucsd.edu

2011 PPIA Junior Summer Institute at Princeton University
For applications or more info, click here

2nd Annual Human Rights Symposium
Wed | Oct. 13 | 8:45-3:45PM
Dugout Conference Rm
For more info click here

Advisor to CLAH Program Opening @ UCSD
Click here for job description

SDAFF Presents
College Tour w/ Timothy Delaghetto, Just Kidding Films, & Pechies+Artichoke
Friday | Oct 22 | 2:30pm
Cross-Cultural Center Comunidad

UCLA Law Fellows Program
Academic Outreach
Resource Center
Deadline Oct. 15
For more info contact
(310) 794-4157 or