UCSD Cross-Cultural Center  Week 2, January 2012
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Keshet PresentsQueer Jewish Film Festival
Jan. 23-Jan. 26
Check flyer for locations
Questions? E-mail jewishlgbt@gmail.com 

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

 "Not In Our Town: Light In The Darkness" Film Screening
Monday | Feb. 6 | 5-8pm
Multipurpose Room

For more information,
visit the event page 

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  

The FAAR Program with Prof. Fatima El-Tayeb originally scheduled for
Thursday, Feb. 9 has been cancelled until further notice



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Chinese Astrological Forecast for 2012
Provided by Joseph Ramirez

Beginning on January 23, 2012 the flamboyant Dragon will fill the skies with fireworks as we enter into the new year of the Water (Black) Dragon! 2012 will bring opportunities to awaken your own higher consciousness and eliminate negativity, limitations and disease from your life. And if that isn't exciting enough for you, just wait until 2013's philosophical Snake year approaches bringing with it, cosmic awareness, sage spirituality, and integration with source. - Read more

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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 | 9am 

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. 

Experiential Learning Conference 

Thursday | January 26 | 8am-5:30pm  

Cross-Cultural Center & Price Center 


This conference will be the largest of its kind with over 165 presenters speaking about how students learn outside the traditional classroom from internships, from working in the community, from doing fieldwork and problem-based learning with real world problems, and from studying abroad. The conference is free to the public. For more information see the website.



Gender Buffet

Every Friday | 12-1:30pm

Women's Center  


Gender Buffet is a weekly event held at the Women's Center every Friday
from 12:00-1:30 P.M. This event is based on discussion, rather than
presentation or lecture, around various topics within the framework of
gender and social justice. Light snacks are provided as well. Questions? Contact the Women's Center at 858.822.0074 or visit women.ucsd.edu


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 

Mixed Student Union
Tuesdays|5-6pm|Women's Center
Student group trying to create a space for the mixed, multicultural, multinational, multiethnic, multiracial and transracial adoptee community here at UCSD.
For more info. contact Jasmine Williams jsw001@ucsd.edu 

California Native American Day's

CANA-Day High School Essay Contest

Deadline: April 27, 2012 

Click here for more info 

Reading at Thumbprint Gallery

in La Jolla

Friday | Jan. 27 | 8:30-11pm

Visit their website for more info 

UCSD Students!
Want a boost for mind & mood?
Drop by The Zone for FREE fitness workshops, Tai-chi, biofeedback, meditation, therapy dogs, healthy cooking demos and more! For more info, visit zone.ucsd.edu 

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!

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

Campus Black Forum
Thursday | Jan. 19 | 4:30-6:30pm
CCC Library
Come out to discuss various topics with Black faculty, staff and students. Food will be provided.
Questions? Contact bboyd@ucsd.edu

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 

Passport to Leadership
"What is it to be a Leader"
Thursday, Jan. 19, 1-2:30pm
Red Shoe Room, PC West 2nd flr
For more information, contact passport@ucsd.edu
For a complete listing & description of upcoming workshops visit passport.ucsd.edu 

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

iTHRIVE Cultural Workshop Series
at The Zone
Thursdays | 12-1pm
For more info visit their website 

Cute or Creepy [2]
"Where's the L.I.N.E.?"
Video Contest by SARC
Contest submissions begin Jan. 30
Four major prizes will be awarded
Submission guidelines and details can be found on sarc.ucsd.edu