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UC San Diego Cross-Cultural Center - Week 5, February 2013

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Website: ccc.ucsd.edu
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The Importance of Outreach

By Ernesto Reyes


Even after four years of attending the University of California-San Diego, it is incredible to me that I made it into such a prestigious university. I am constantly questioning my worth at this institution and I keep asking myself what would have happened if someone had not taken the time to find me and try to give me a sense fighting for the chance to attend here. Within this there comes to me a question of how I can give back to the community that I came from and help other students from under-represented backgrounds. - Read More

Winter 2013 Calendar of Events
Check out our calendar of events for this quarter! Click here to view.
Survivor: Workshops

Thursday | February 7th | 5:30PM

Cross-Cultural Center Conference Room


A workshop about facilitating workshops for students who have facilitated workshops.


Facilitating workshops takes practice and a little bravery. This workshop will serve as a space to heal from past experiences, roleplay tough situations, and learn and share tips for facilitating workshops. Empower yourself and others!


Open to UCSD students who have experience facilitating workshops. 


Facebook Event | View Flyer


For more information contact: Maggie Quan at m2quan@ucsd.edu

Breather Series: MusArt

Wednesday | February 13th | 3:30PM

Cross-Cultural Center Art Space


Join us for a Jam and Art Session! Enjoy a night of music and art making, as well as sharing your creative knowledge. You can paint and share you artistic ideas in this space as well.


For more information contact: Jennifer Maldonado at jcmaldon@ucsd.edu   

 "Politically Incorrect Cartoons": Film Screening

Wednesday | February 20th | 12PM

Cross-Cultural Center Library


A film and discussion on politically incorrect, racist, sexist, homophobic, and xenophobic cartoons in the United States before the 1980s. This is the first of two programs looking at American cartoons that many of us have watched as kids and how cartoons today have changed, but still have the same features as those in the early past.


For more information contact: Nancy Magpusao at nmagpusao@ucsd.edu 

Save the Date: Work in Progress

Thursday | February 21st | 3:30PM

LGBT Resource Center Conference Room


The next Work in Progress workshop will be on the topic of Disability and Queerness.


View Flyer


For more information contact: Jahmese Fort at jahmese.fort@gmail.com.

Model Asian Minority: Academics and Family

Thursday | February 21st | 5PM

Cross-Cultural Center Comunidad


This is a continuation of last quarter's Model Asian Minority program. We'll be focusing on model Asian minority in the academics and family setting! 


For more information contact: Kevin Pham at kmpham@ucsd.edu.

11th Annual Black History Month Scholarship Brunch

Saturday | February 23rd | 10:30AM

Ida and Cecil Green Faculty Club


Hosted by UC San Diego Black History Month Committee  and the UJIMA Network. Celebrate Black History Month with the community at UCSD. Purchase tickets at the UCSD Box Office. View Flyer


For more information contact: Melisa Morales at melisam@uscd.edu or call (858) 822-6623.


The UCSD Black History Month Committee will be hosting several events throughout the month of February.

For more information on upcoming events, please visit the UCSD Black History Month Official Website.

Women's Center Events
Gender Buffet: Modern Love
Friday | February 15th | 12PM
Women's Center

Do you field questions about your single status? Does Cosmo seem like it's full of nonsense? Does love exist for you? Are you just interested in some fun? Do you hate it when they open the door for you? Come for a conversation at the Women's Center. Facebook Event 

For more info contact 858.822.0074 or
LGBT Resource Center Events
Funky Fresh Fridays: Vinyasa Flow
Friday | February 15th | 10AM
LGBT Resource Center Conference Room


Every Friday of Winter quarter, the LGBT Resource Center will be hosting fitness sessions in collaboration with UCSD Recreation. This week, there will be a Vinyasa Flow session. The times, activities, and levels of intensity vary. The schedule is attached on the flyer. View Flyer


Campus Climate Intern Office Hours Build community among underrepresented graduate students. Tues & Thurs, 1:30pm-5pm, at the LGBT RC.
Strategic Corporate Research Summer School
Undergrads and grad students. Jun 9-14, at Ithaca, NY. Deadline to apply May 17th. - Read more
AVC Student Life Opening
Position open at UC Davis. Applicants will be seen immediately. Final day to apply: March 8th. - Read more

Tutor for Upward Bound
UB and UB Math & Science are looking for tutors for 9-12th graders. If interested, contact I. Vallejo.  - Read more
Campus Climate Survey 
Voluntary survey about diversity and inclusion experiences. Open to all UCSD students, staff, and faculty.  - Read more
Important Information Regarding SHIP
Top 6 ways to maximize SHIP. For students, from the Student Health Services. - Read more

Simon Shaheen Quintet
Grammy-nominated musician Simon Shaheen will be performing Fri, Feb 8th, 8PM at PC Ballroom East. - Read more
Scholarship for Latinas
Open to Latinas enrolled in community college or university. Deadline to apply: Friday, February 8th.  - Read more
Fill out the survey to help gauge what some of the top priorities for students are in the UC system.  - Read more
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