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UC San Diego Cross-Cultural Center - Week 9, March 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.

Societal Foil: The Dangers of "Coalition-building" 

By Erina Alejo




Does that sequence of gestures ring a bell for you, or more so, probe your kinesthetic memory? Do your palms tingle and sheen with sweat when reliving the electricity and noise conjured from these gestures? Have you ever felt lingering elation after performing these gestures at a conference, GBM, protest, and the like? 


If you said "yes" to any of these questions, you may be suffering from the empowering social phenomenon we call coalition-building. - 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!


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 Oppression Through Art

Thursday | March 7th | 5:30PM

Cross-Cultural Center Art Space


Art is an effective and popular form of activism. People often use it to speak out and stand up against oppression they face. 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. Ending one oppression requires ending all oppression, so let's embrace our shared struggle in eliminating the many oppressions from today's world.

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For more information contact: Sulayman Jawaid at sjawaid@ucsd.edu or Kevin Pham at kmpham@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. View Flyer


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

24-Hours Finals Stress-Less


Need a place to study for finals? Each day, from the morning of March 16th until the morning of March 21st, one of the Campus Community Centers or SPACES will be OPEN 21 HOURS! We'll have study space, games, fun, and a ridiculous amount of coffee. View Flyer


Raza Resource Centro | Saturday, March 16 - Sunday, March 17th

LGBT Resource Center | Sunday, March 17th - Monday, March 18th

Cross-Cultural Center | Monday, March 18th - Tuesday, March 19th

SPACES | Tuesday, March 19th - Wednesday, March 20th

Women's Center | Wednesday, March 20th - Thursday, March 21st



Women's Center Events
Call for Submissions: Exploration of Father-Daughter Relationships

This project explores the relationship we have with our biological fathers. How has the absence or presence of a dad affected your emotional health, interpersonal relationships, and sexuality? There is no limit to how much you can write. Submissions will be shared in a group setting but names will remain anonymous. Please send submissions with a subject line "father daughter" to jiw034@ucsd.edu. More Info

Gender Buffet: Women in STEMM
Friday | March 8th | 12PM
Women's Center

This discussion will focus on women in STEMM (science, technology, engineering, math, and medicine), recognizing how far women have come and what more needs to be done to remove barriers affecting women in these fields. All folks are welcome to this discussion, whatever field or gender they identify with.  Facebook Event

For more info contact 858.822.0074 or e-mail women@ucsd.edu | Visit Website for More Events
LGBT Resource Center Events
Let's Talk About Sex
Wednesday | March 6th | 5:30PM
LGBT Resource Center Conference Room


Come talk about sex in the LGBT community. Don't know how to use a condom/dental dam? No one has ever told you about gloves? Don't know how to safely use sex toys with your partner? Come learn the answers to all these questions and more! The Student Health Advocates will join us as we share food and dialogue. Food will be provided.

Funky Fresh Fridays: Yoga & Relaxation
Friday | March 8th | 2PM
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 Yoga & Relaxation 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.


CYUAG's 5th Annual Poetry Night
Friday | March 8th | 7PM
Price Center Forum

The night will feature San Diego spoken word artists The Lyrical Groove to bring a jamming vibe to the event. All students and community members are welcomed. It is a free event and refreshments will be provided. View¬ Flyer


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

Students for Economic Justice Summer Internship
Also open to DACA-approved students. Extended deadline to apply: March 8th.  - 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
Crisis of Color in Education
Symposium on the Latino Male Shortage in Education. Sat, Mar 9th, 8AM-12PM at Mt. San Jacinto College. - 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
Program Coordinator & Advisor Position
Work at the UC Davis Cross-Cutural Center! Priority deadline to apply: Mar 20th. - 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
4th Annual Hermanos Unidos Conference
Friday, Mar 22nd, 8AM-12PM at MiraCosta College. Register by Mar 15th. - Read more

Thermae Romae Screening
Presented by the Pacific Arts Movement. Tuesday, March 12th, 7PM at ArcLight Cinemas La Jolla (UTC). - Read more
Who's Checking You In/Out?
SARC has initiated a cyberstalking awareness campaign. Check out the video on their website and look out for workshops. - Read more
Assistant Director Position
Work at the UCSD Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Resource Center! Deadline to apply: March 22nd. - Read more

Health Resources Internship
6-month internship in health sciences. Open to all UCSD career staff. Deadline to apply: March 22nd. - Read more

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