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UC San Diego Cross-Cultural Center - Week 8, February 2013

Phone: 858.534.9689
Website: ccc.ucsd.edu
Located on the 2nd Floor of Price Center East
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Cross-Cultural Center Intern Hiring: Apply Today!
Cross-Cultural Center Intern Hiring
Deadline: Monday | April 8th | 4PM
Interested in being a Cross-Cultural Center intern? Come to one of our info sessions and learn about the internship program and different internship opportunities! Applications and job descriptions can be picked up at the front desk starting Monday, March 4th. All application materials must be submitted in person to the Cross-Cultural Center. View Flyer

Information Sessions:

Wednesday | March 13th | 4-5PM | CCC Library

Thursday | April 4th | 1-2PM | CCC Library  


For more information contact: cccenter@ucsd.edu.

Prayer of Self-Love

By James Lee


This week I want to dedicate my Enews Spotlight to digging deep into understanding our own spirits as well as understanding ourselves. I want this spotlight to allow those who never have the chance to meditate, pray or practice their form of self appreciation and affirmation to read this daily prayer on "Self-Love" and allow themselves to indulge in their own greatness and beauty and own it. - Read More


Winter 2013 Calendar of Events
Check out our calendar of events for this quarter!
Take the Campus Climate Survey!

Your voice counts! Share your opinions by participating in the University of California Campus Climate Study Survey. The systemwide effort asks more than 430,000 individuals about their experiences with diversity and inclusion at work and on campus. The confidential survey is being administered on a location-by-location basis with the UC San Diego survey. With your help, we can further our goal of creating a welcoming environment that is safe, productive and nurtures all parts of our diverse community. Fill out the survey to be eligible for prizes!


"The End of Poverty" Film Screening 

Thursday | February 28th | 6PM

Cross-Cultural Center Art Space 


Join us to watch a viewing and discussion of the critically acclaimed documentary, "The End of Poverty: Think Again." Light refreshments will be provided. View Flyer 


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

Womyn of Color in the Academy

Friday | March 1st | 1PM

Cross-Cultural Center Library


Meet and hear three dynamic UC San Diego professors who will speak on their journeys in academia. This program will feature:

Dr. Dayo Gore (Ethnic Studies)

Dr. Amanda Solomon (Literature)

Dr. Frances Contreras (Education Studies)


Light refreshments will be provided.


View Flyer

ETHN 198: In Lack'Ech 3: You Are My Other Self
Information Sessions

Thursday | March 7th | 4:30PM & Friday | March 8th | 2PM

Cross-Cultural Center


"Exploring our Identities and Stories Through Community, Collaboration, and Creation." 4 Unit P/NP course for Spring 2013. Information sessions mandatory to enroll.


For more information contact: Angelica Perez at inlakech3@gmail.com.

Artivism: Ending One Oppression Requires Ending All Oppression

Thursday | March 7th | 5PM

Cross-Cultural Center Art Space


Come learn about how art is used as an agent of change and paint your own tile of an oppression(s) you associate with or are passionate about.


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



Breather Series: Arts and Crafts

Thursday | March 14 | 12PM

Cross-Cultural Center Art Space


Let your right side of your brain have some fun by coming over to the CCC to de-stress or take a break from work or school.  Take home what you create, whether it is a picture frame, wooden box, canvas, etc. Faculty and staff as always are very welcome.  Light refreshments and all supplies are provided.


For more information contact: Violeta Gonzales at violetag@ucsd.edu.

Women's Center Events
The F-Word Dining & Dialogue Series Presents: I AM NOT MY HAIR
Thursday | February 28th | 6:30PM
Women's Center

Join us for a thought provoking discussion about hair politics. One way of embracing diversity is through understanding that people have different values on the presence or absence of hair. 

Gender Buffet: Speak UP!
Friday | March 1st | 12PM
Women's Center

The Chancellor's Advisory Committee on the Status of Women (CSW) and Gender Buffet will be hosting a forum to figure out what issues women encounter at UCSD, such as underrepresentation, lack of mentorship, and healthcare. Please join us for food and let us know what is on your mind.  Free caffeine and food will be served. Facebook Event 

For more info contact 858.822.0074 or e-mail women@ucsd.edu | Visit Website for More Events
LGBT Resource Center Events
Picture Day
Wednesday| February 27th | 2PM
LGBT Resource Center Conference Room


Explore identity and self-expression through photographic portraiture. Discuss posture, body language, and cultural expectations, then challenge and queer up traditional markers in a portrait session! 

Funky Fresh Fridays: Work Fit
Friday | March 1st | 11AM
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 Work Fit session. The times, activities, and levels of intensity vary. The schedule is attached on the flyer. View Flyer

Campus Community Centers Intern Hiring!

Deadline: Monday | April 8th | 4PM

Note: Submit separate application materials to each Center(s) of interest.


Interested in social justice, making campus-wide impacts, contributing to Center growth, making new friends, and personal/professional development? APPLY NOW! Come to an info session and learn more! View Flyer

Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Resource Center Information Sessions:

Thursday | March 14th | 12-1PM

Wednesday | April 3rd | 3:30-4:30PM

At the LGBT Resource Center


Women's Center  Information Sessions:

Thursday | March 14th | 3-4PM

Wednesday | April 3rd | 5-6PM

At the Women's Center

SPACES Practicum: ETHN 198
Wednesdays | Spring 2013 | 4PM
CCC Conference Room

"Collective Collections and Recollections." 4 Unit P/NP course offered in the Spring. "Through gathering and collecting mementos, oral traditions, memories, stories, wisdom, scars, and knowledge, we will examine different mediums of storytelling, relearning and find ways of reconnecting and rebuilding our journey from the past to the present and to the future." View Flyer | Facebook Event
For more information, contact:
Breaking Barriers: APSA's 18th Annual Benefit Talent Show
Saturday | March 9th | Doors Open 5:30PM
PC Ballroom West


This year's talent show is "Breaking Barriers" to represent the new roles and possibilities that APIs in the media have been achieving. Come celebrate the diverse talents of UCSD students, as well as hear from our amazing guest judges! Event is completely free. Raffles will be sold for prizes and all proceeds will go towards our the Union of Pan Asian Communities and APSA High School Scholarship.


Campus Climate Intern Office Hours Build community among underrepresented graduate students. Tues & Thurs, 1:30pm-5pm, at the LGBT RC.
Chican@ Alumni Scholarship 
$500 award for UCSD students involved in MEChA and/or the Chican@ community. Deadline to apply: March 10th.  - Read more
Kizuna Summer Internship
The Nikkei Community Internship is a 8-week summer internship for students. Deadline to apply: March 8th. - Read more

Latino Medical Student Association Conference 
Western Regional Conference. Mar 29-30th at UCSD School of Medicine. - Read more 
Graduate Student Employee
Fully supported MA and position in Archives at NYU. Apply to program and MA program by Friday, March 15th. - Read more
Important Information Regarding SHIP
Top 6 ways to maximize SHIP. For students, from the Student Health Services. - Read more

Pain Away Class 
Enroll in interactive Pain Away classes, offered several days a week. No cost to UCSD campus employees. - Read more 
Watch "Girl Rising" 
Celebrate International Women's Day. Purchase tickets by Feb 28th. Screening Mar 7th, 7:30PM at AMC La Jolla. - Read more
AFL-CIO Trainings and Full-Time Positions
AFL-CIO Organizing Institute offers training and placement programs. - Read more

OASIS Open House
See the newly renovated space and learn about OASIS's services. Wed, Mar 13th, 12-3PM at OASIS. - Read more
"No Secrets" Campaign
Share your secrtes via postcards. Exhibit of secrets will be on Library Walk, Monday-Friday of Week 9 (Mar 4-8). - Read more
Policing and Race Talk
Visual Regimes of Punishment and Recognition, by Ofelia Ortiz Cuevas. Tues, Mar 12th, 4PM at Lit Bldg 115. - Read more

Black Resource Center
Check out the Black Resource Center! Open 12:30-4:30PM, Old Student Center 2nd floor near the Treehouse Lounge.
Webinar on Supporting International Students
Insight on international student experience. Mar 7th, 11-12PM at Red Shoe Room. - Read more
Health and Education Disparities Conference
Conference and Reception. Thurs, Feb 28th, 2PM at UCSD School of Medicine. - Read more
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