UCSD Cross-Cultural Center  Week 1, January 2012
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Happy New Year!
Welcome to Winter 2012!
from the CCC Family

 UC San Diego's
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Day of Service
Sunday | Jan. 15 | 8am-330pm
Interested in volunteering? 
Contact Albert Nguyen at atn056@ucsd.edu 

NOW Exhibiting in the CCC ArtSpace:

"Whither UCSD?..." 
by Fred Lonidier 
Showing Jan. 6 to Feb. 3, 2012
Exhibit Description

Art Reception:
Thursday, Jan. 19, 6-8pm. 

Research study on UCSD
Campus Climate
Recruiting participants again
Go to the survey now!
Conducted by graduate student Melissa Naranjo
For more info. click here  

CCC Annual Report 2010-2011
Now Available

Check it out now!

CLAH & the Center for U.S-Mexican Studies presents

Dr. Maylei Blackwell for the Gracia Molina de Pick Feminist Lecture Series
Thursday | Jan. 26 | 5pm
Weaver Room (I.O.A)

Questions? Contact Haydee Cervantes at hcervantes@ucsd.edu



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'Pariah' Director Dee Rees and Kim Wayans Talk with Colorlines.com
By Jorge Rivas

It's no secret that films that tell stories about people of color have a hard time getting made. Seasoned Oscar-nominated directors like John Singleton, Spike Lee and Gregory Nava have a hard enough time finding investors to back their films, so when Dee Rees decided she wanted to tell a coming of age story about a young, black lesbian, she couldn't go the traditional route and went as far selling her Brooklyn apartment to raise funds. - Read more 

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Ethnic Studies Job Talk: Dept. of Native American/Indigenous Studies Asst. Professor 

Friday | January 13 | 10-11:30am 

SSB 107 


Gendered Violence: native Women, Dispossession and the Dawes Act of 1887. Candidate for the Ethnic Studies Department at UC San Diego. Stephanie Fitzgerald, Assistant Professor at the Department of English at the University of Kansas. For more information, please contact ethnicstudies@ucsd.edu or 858.534.3276.  

Forgiveness: Pathway to Fullfillment 

Wednesdays | 1/18, 1/25  & 2/8 | 12-1pm 

Vera Cruz Room

Simple conversations that are anything but simple. Release the past. Deepen relationships. Begin anew. Series attendance is encouraged, but not required. This is not a counseling group, but a series of thought-provoking discussions. Disclosure of personal info is required. All faculty, staff, post-doc and visiting schoalrs are welcome! The series is free of charge. No reservation is necessary.


For more information, contact FSAP: Crystal Green x42387 or John Smith x42113 or go to www.loveforgive.com.

REVOLVE Leadership Conference 

Saturday | January 21, 2012 | 10am 

Cross-Cultural Center 


The 2nd annual Affiliates Leadership Conference is happening Winter quarter of 2012. This year's conference is titled as the REVOLVE Leadership Conference, which stands for Redefining Educational Violence Over Love Virtue and Empowerment. The theme to this year's conference is "Revolutionizing the Revolution: Getting out of the academic and into the personal". All Affiliates organizations are required to attend. If you or your organization would like to provide a workshop please contact Grant White for more information at ucsdcrossaffiliates@gmail.com or stop by the CCC for an application. 


Winter's Q CampwinterQcamp

Wednesday | January 11 | 5-7pm

LGBT Resource Center  


Come and welcome in the new year with the LGBT Resource Center at Winter Q Camp! Winter Q Camp rings in the new quarter by welcoming new members to the community and welcoming back old ones. This is a time for ALL of us to (re)connect and to hear about this quarter's upcoming events. Bring back the spirit of Fall Q Camp's potluck, only this time, food will be provided! Please contact Vanidy Bailey at vbailey@ucsd.edu for more information.


Chicano Latino Alumni Scholarship
Two $500 Awards
Deadline is Feb. 12 at 430PM
Questions and submissions to Alejandra Sotelo-Solis
Click here for more info  

Arrhythmias of Counter-Production: Engaged Art in Argentina, 1995-2011

Exhibit: Oct. 6 - Jan. 20, 2012

Curated by Jennifer Sternad

UCSD University Art Gallery

For more info on the exhibit 

Film Screening about Human Trafficking hosted by
Community Law Project
Wed. Jan. 11, 6-730pm
Thurgood Marshall Room
Questions? Contact Alejandra Sotelo-Solis at asotelosolis@ucsd.edu 

California Native American Day's

CANA-Day High School Essay Contest

Deadline: April 27, 2012 

Click here for more info 

The Institute for Responsible Citizenship now accepting applications for 2012
Deadline: Friday, Feb. 3, 2012
Questions? Contact John Saunders
(202)659-2831 or jsaunders@i4rc.org 

Summer Research Initiative to Increase Diversity at the
University of Maryland
Application Deadline: Feb. 17, 2012
Question? Contact the SRI Office at (301)405-8761 or visit their website

In Your Shoes: A Social Justice Lens
Dialogue on Abilities, Access and the Environment
Tuesday | Jan. 17 | 12-1pm
PC West Thurgood Marshal Room
If you are interested in participating, please contact CADRE Chair: Jennifer Gasner at jgasner@ucsd.edu 

UC San Diego Radical Rush Week
Jan. 11th - Jan. 18th
Check out the flyer or Facebook it!

Curatorial Fellowship Program
with the UCSD University Art Gallery
 Application Deadline
Monday, Jan. 23 2012
For more info click here
UAG website

Chicano Organizing & Research in Education (CORE) Que Llueva Cafe Scholarship for college-bound, undocumented, Latino students across the country.
Visit www.ca-core.org for more information. Deadline: 2/24/12 

The Health, Recreation & Well-being Leadership Award Program
The Leadership Award prepraes you to be a well-balanced leader in today's  market.

Visit the Wellbeing tab on TritonLink for more details

14th Annual Cesar E. Chavez
High School Essay Contest
Deadline: March 2, 2012
Click here for more info