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Teaching Diversity Conference 2011
Sponsored by Muir College & the Cross-Cultural Center
Jan. 27 | Cross-Cultural Center
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Calling All Volunteers!

The Teaching Diversity Conference is looking for volunteers to help out during the big day! Please contact Edwina Welch if you are interested in participating: ewelch@ucsd.edu

In Recognition & Appreciation of Prof. Henry Acejo

Celebrating the Life of Prof. Henry Acejo

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Thai Pongalthaipongal

Thursday | January 13 | 12-2pm
Cross-Cultural Center Art Space


Thai Pongal is a harvest festival celebrated in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu and in Sri Lanka. Thai is the month that begins the Tamil New Year, and pongal means "boiling over or spill over". Thus, the new year is celebrated with a sweet dish, called pongal, in which the boiling over of milk in the clay pot symbolizes abundance for the household.

Thai Pongal, celebrated at harvest time, is traditionally intended to thank the Sun God and farmstead livestock that helped create the abundance.

Come join us to celebrate the New Year and build community! We will have pongal (rice pudding), kolam (colored powder art), food, and mendhi (henna). For more information, contact hjandu@ucsd.edu.
Co-sponsored by the
Coalition for South Asian People Student Organization (CSAP). 

Transfer Coffee Hour

Friday | January 14 | 10-11:30am

Cross-Cultural Center Library

Hey transfer students, you've asked for it, now we have it, it's your own transfer coffee hour at the Cross Cultural Center!  Do you have some time in between classes and don't know what to do with yourself?  Come take a break, grab some coffee, and meet other transfer students at the Cross.  This is the perfect opportunity to relax, have fun, and be social! Contact Jeff at jdgreen45@gmail.com for more information.

Images of America: Filipinos in San Diegofilipinosinsd
Book Presentation


Wednesday | January 19 | 11:30-1pm
Cross-Cultural Center Comunidad

Images of America: Filipinos in San Diego, focuses on the lives of Filipina/os in San Diego from the turn of the 20th century to the present through narratives and archival photographs. The book contains over 200 images of Pilipina/o Americans in San Diego, from the early Pilipina/o American pioneers who worked as farmworkers and Navy stewards to the Pilipina/o American individuals and organizations of today.  

Authors Dr. Judy Patacsil, Dr. Rudy Guevarra Jr., and Professor Felix Tuyay are members of the Filipino/a American National Historical Society (FANHS) San Diego Chapter, whose mission is to "promote understanding, education, enlightenment, appreciation, and dissemination of the history and culture of Filipino Americans in the United States." Many of the photos in this book were contributed by members of FANHS.

Kiamsha Community Conferencejustice

Saturday | January 22 | 9-4pm
Cross-Cultural Center


The Kiamsha Community Conference will be an event focused on educating, uplifting, and connecting the people of color community on campus. Kiamsha in Swahili means "that which awakens me". Through this conference, student orgs will foster a greater sense of allyship through the opportunity to host and engage in different workshops focusing on issues affecting community groups. This will enhance and broaden an awareness of issues outside our particular groups and develop strategies in order to support other groups fighting for change in the name of social justice.

The community conference also follows this year's Affiliates program theme: Stronger Self, Stronger Community. We will be focusing on creating sustainable methods of activism in order to decrease student burn-out. Our goal is to aim for effectiveness and efficiency in our social justice work without sacrificing academic, personal, and professional responsibilities and growth. This conference will serve as a space to be in community, understand one another, and build sustainable models of growth and reach. This conference will challenge those very familiar with the work to step back while facilitating the ability for others to step-up.

Contact jmphilli@ucsd.edu to for a workshop proposal so that you can present at the conference.

CCC Annual Report 2009-2010!annualreport2010


The Cross-Cultural Center's Annual Report for the 2009-2010 academic year is here and ready for your viewing pleasure! Click here to download the latest report. We'd also like to hear your feedback, so please e-mail us at cccenter@ucsd.edu. Thank you to everyone who was involved in the center this past year and for your continued love and support.


Student Health Advocate Program
Winter Quarter Recruitment

UCSD Chican@ Alumni Scholarship
Deadline: Jan. 28, 2011
For inquiries or submissions contact
Katherine Arias

Cal State San Marcos (CSUSM)
Cross-Cultural Center NOW HIRING!
Assoc. Dir, Multicultural Programs
Click here for more info.
 First application reviews begins January 18th, 2011

EAOP Now Hiring Tutors!
PAID Positions

Port Triton: Job #s 738421 and 738423

San Diego Asian Film Foundation
Internship & Job Positions!
For more info visit:

Recovering From Eating Disorders Speaker: Jenni Schaefer
Thurs.|Jan. 20|6:30-7:30pm
PC East - The Loft
FREE Event followed by
book signing.
Contact wellness.ucsd.edu or zone.ucsd.edu for more info.

CLAH & TWS Job Opportunity!
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Events Outside UCSD ORANGE
Student Org Events LIGHT GREEN
Other Dept Events
Opportunities YELLOW

Winter Organizations Fair
Wed.|Jan. 12|10-2pm
Library Walk
For more information, contact onestop@ucsd.edu

Students with Disabilities Coalition
1st meeting begins
Cross-Cultural Center
Comunidad Small
Please come with an open mind & heart, this is to be a safe space for dialogue, discussion, support, and inclusiveness.
Questions? Contact leslie.manjarrez@gmail.com or jerel.boyd.vega@gmail.com

Muslim Student Association
Rubio's Fundraiser
Thursday|Jan. 13|2pm-CLOSE

"Posing Beauty"
Dr. Deborah Willis
African Am. photographic historian visiting San Diego! FREE Event, but RSVP is required: 619-232-6203 Extension 129
Jan. 20
| 5:30pm | Balboa Park
San Diego History Center

Calling All Writers, Photographers & Artists for the Collective Voice!

$8,000 Scholarship for APIA College Junior & Senior Students
Frances Sonn Nam Memorial Scholarpship
Deadline: Jan. 14, 2011

Academy for Public Policy and Research Applications
Due Feb. 25, 2011
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Program Coordinator Position at
San Jose State University
MOSAIC Cross-Cultural Center
Position#5867 | Job Code 3084

UC Davis (3) Job Positions:
Working with African American Retention Program

Application review deadline is January 21, 2011 - open until filled
Working in the Women's Research and Resource Center
Application review deadline is January 28, 2011 - open until filled
LGBT Resource Center
Assistant Director Position
Questions? Contact Sheri Atkinson

Non-Sexist Dance
Saturday | Jan. 22 | 9pm-1am
Porter's Pub
Must acquire a FREE ticket from the Box Office by Jan. 19,
NO EXCEPTIONS! Questions? E-mail lgbtia@gmail.com