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To Educate a Girl: Malala Yousafzai's Story

By Sulayman Jawaid


Sometimes, one person alone can spark societal reform. In the case of fourteen year old Malala Yousafzai, one young school girl's plight has sparked massive movements for reform within the nation of Pakistan. The story of Malala is one that is inspiring and pivotal to the role of women in the world today. Malala stood up to the seemingly formidable force that the Taliban have become in Pakistan - for rights of girls, of women, and the betterment of society. However, Pakistan and Pakistanis abroad are rent with pain in light of the recent targeted shooting of Malala Yousafzai. - Read More

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Dia de L@s Muert@s: A Night of Frida Kahlo

Thursday | November 1 | 5:30pm

Cross-Cultural Center Comunidad


Come de-stress from midterms and celebrate a particular artist who has passed-Frida. Eat pan dulce (sweet bread) and drink beverages while enjoying a film about Frida Kahlo starring Salma Hayek.

Also, stop by the front of the Cross-Cultural Center and contribute to a week-long community Altar of art & memories of loved ones who have passed.

Contact Jennifer Maldonado at jcmaldon@ucsd.edu

"MONEY AND HONEY" Film Screening

Sunday | November 4 | 11:30am

UCSD Atkinson Hall Auditorium


Part of the 13th Annual San Diego Asian Film Festival.


Beneath the great presence of Taipei's skyline, the symbolic triumph of the nation's wealth and modernization, is a quaint five-story nursing home full of immigrant workers whose aspiration for wealth has yet to be fulfilled. 

Co-presented by: UCSD Cross Cultural Center, UCSD Kamalayan Kollective




Equity for Latino Students: Expanding the Pathway to Higher Education through Public Policy

Monday | November 5 | 5pm

Cross-Cultural Center Comunidad


W/ Prof. Frances Contreras, UCSD Education Studies

Co-Sponsored by Movimiento Estudiantil Chican@ de Aztlán (MEChA) & Chican@/Latin@ Arts & Humanities Program (CLAH)



"To Educate a Girl" Film Screening

Wednesday | November 7 | 6:30pm

Cross-Cultural Center Art Space


Join us for a viewing and discussion of the UN documentary, "To Educate a Girl." Light refreshments will be served

View: Flyer | Trailer

For more information, contact Sulayman Jawaid at sjawaid@ucsd.edu.

 Works in Progress: Performance and Identity

Wednesday | November 14 | 11:30am

Cross-Cultural Center Art Space


The Cross-Cultural Center has organized the Works in Progress series as an interdisciplinary space for graduate students to gain presentation experience and receive productive feedback and encouragement for their academic pursuits. Please join us as graduate students in the UC San Diego community present their works in progress on: Performance and Identity

View: Flyer

For more information, contact climate-intern@ucsd.edu.


Breather Series: Stenciling 

Wednesday | November 14 | 5:30pm

Raza Resource Centro


Feeling artistic? Let's get creative with stenciling.Take a break or reward yourself after midterms! Supplies will be included, but feel free to bring anything you want to stencil on/with!

View: Flyer

For more information, contact Kevin Pham at kmpham@ucsd.edu.
Women's Center Events
Gender Buffet: Media Matters
Friday | November 2nd | 12-1:30pm
Women's Center

Come to Gender Buffet for this two part series! The first will primarily focus on race, gender, and orientation and the second, mostly on parenting roles and orientation.

For more info contact 858.822.0074 or
LGBT Resource Center Events
13th Annual SDAFF - Queer 2.0
Saturday | November 3rd | 7pm
UltraStar Mission Valley


The LGBT Resource Center is proud to co-sponsor a film at this year's San Diego Asian Film Festival. We have a limited number of complimentary tickets for students only; please limit to 1 per person. If you are interested in attending, please e-mail Robin at renussbaum@ucsd.edu. Tickets will be reserved on a first come, first served basis.  More information

Queer Pin@y Conference
Friday | November 2 | Pre-Conference | 12 & 3pm
Saturday | November 3
Theme: "Queer Imaginations: Ghost, Cyborgs, Zombies, and Monsters."

QPC is an annual conference that provides a supportive space to facilitated intersecting dialogues on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex (LGBTQI) and Filipin@-American issues.

MEChA Xoxotlani Outreach Program Info Sessions
Thursday & Friday | November 1 & 2


Become a part of the MEChA Xoxotlani Outreach Program and help provide resources for high school students to access higher education. The program is a student-run program that serves to tutor, mentor, and host college prep workshops for students at King-Chavez High School. Learn more about how you can be an empowering resource to high school students in the San Diego community!  View Flyer
APSA's 19th Annual High School Conference
Sunday | November 4
Theme: "Survive. Defy. Become."

APSA's HSC is an annual conference that aims to empower at-risk high school students to pursue higher education. The committee is looking for day-of volunteers.

To sign up and for more information: HSC Website
The Vagina Monologues Cast and Crew Auditions
November 10-18 | Women's Center


The Vagina Monologues is a play that helps raise awareness about sexual assault and domestic violence. All proceeds go towards anti-violence charities. Come audition to be part of the cast or crew! Anyone who Identifies as female may audition. View Flyer

Internship Opportunity
Chancellor's Office - Diversity Internship opportunity for staff. Deadline Friday, November 9th. - Read more
Chicana/Latina Feminism Lecture
Refreshments provided. Thurs, Nov 8, 4-5:30pm at UCSD Weaver Center. - Read more
CA Native Day Keynote Address
Speaker: Cecelia Firethunder. Free lunch, Thurs, Nov 1, 12-4pm at PC Forum. - Read more

Work at OASIS
Enroll in EDS 116. Pick up application at OASIS front desk. Deadline November 13th at 10am. Contact Antoinette Nagai.
Living as Form
(the nomadic version) Visit the University Art Gallery October 4 - December 14. Open to the public. - Read more
Intercampus retreat for trans/genderqueer & gender questioning students. Priority Deadline Nov 8. - Read more

International Education Week
Opportunity to table or perform at the IEW Student Festival. November 13-16.  - Read more
Paths to PhDs
Psychology and other related programs. Panel of grad students. Wednesday Nov 7th, 3-5pm. Light refreshments.  - Read more
Law Fellows Application
Apply to the Law Fellows Progrm. Deadline November 15th. For application, visit website
Contact: Email | 310.794.4157

Diversity Center Hiring
3 Assistant Program Coordinator positions open. Closes Nov 2nd. Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. Contact Erin Echols. - Read more
School of Medicine Mentorship Program
Pre-med undergrads may apply to be a part of the program. Deadline Nov 13th.  - Read more
Teach for America
Senior undergrads may apply. Open to all academic majors. Deadline Fri, Nov 2nd. Contact Jimmy Chang. - Read more

Día de los Muertos
Celebrate with the Chicano/Latino Staff Association. Fri, Nov 2nd, 2pm, at the UCSD Institute of Americas  - Read more
World Aids Day Art/Essay Contest
Theme: "Getting to Zero." Due Tue Nov 13th, 3pm. Contact Debbie Pino-Sabballett  - Read more
Mujeres de Juárez
Presentation with refreshments and art. Thurs, Nov 8, 4-5:30pm at the Weaver Center. Contact Haydee Cervantes. - Read more

Dare to Dream College
Breakfast and a small snack served. Sat, Nov 3, 7:30am - 12:30pm at UC San Diego. - Read more

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