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UC San Diego Cross-Cultural Center - Week 4, April 2013

Phone: 858.534.9689
Website: ccc.ucsd.edu
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By Jennifer Maldonado


The process or a period of changing from one state or condition to another.

Undergo or cause to undergo a process or period of transition.

passage - change - crossing - transit

1551, from Latin. transitionem (nom. transitio) "a going across or over," noun of action from transire "go or cross over" 
The buzz word of Spring quarter has been "transition". How to transition? Where to transition? And what to transition into?.
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Eastlake High Community Reception
On Saturday, April 20th, 2013 the Cross-Cultural Center outreached to newly admitted UC San Diego students at Eastlake High School.  To the 36 students we got to speak with this weekend, CONGRATULATIONS!  Don't forget to SIR by May 1st and be on the lookout for housing and financial aid info from the university you choose to attend.
Please keep in touch with the folks as the Cross-Cultural Center, we look forward to seeing you and your families here, and supporting you in your undergraduate career.  Until then, end your senior year strong!

Black Queer Film Series

Tuesday-Thursday | April 23th - 25th | Location and Times Vary


This film series will be in conjuction with "Out and Proud" week that is being hosted by the LGBT Resource Center. This film series focuses on the intersection of sexuality, race and gender as they are enacted through cinema and how the multiple intersections of blackness are deployed through film. The films featured are: "Finding Me 'Truth'", "The Skinny", and "Brother Outsider: 'The Life of Bayard Rustin'". View Flyer


For more information contact: James Lee at jel110@ucsd.edu.

Community Workshop Series

Thursdays | Spring Quarter | Varies


Next Workshop: Microsoft Word, and Tumblr & Wordpress

Thursday | April 25th | Cross-Cultural Center Art Space

Microsoft Word: 12-1PM

Tumblr & Wordpress: 1-2PM


This Spring 2013, join us every week to explore different computer applications and gain skills in tools that can be used in any field! Become practiced in Microsoft Office, make a flyer in Adobe Photoshop, or learn how to mass-communicate on Facebook and Google tools. Not only can these tools improve the marketing and communications of your programs, but it can also give you new avenues for expression! View Flyer


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

 Latin@ Film Series

Tuesdays | April-May | 11AM

Location Varies


Next Film: "La Mission"

Tuesday | April 30th | 11AM

Cross-Cultural Center Comunidad

The Latin@ film series is to encourage audience to think critically about the stories told regarding the diverse population in the United States. Part of the Cesar Chavez Month Celebration. The films featured are: "Latinos Beyond Reel: Challenging a Media Stereotype", "La Mission", "Chicano Legacy 40 Anos". View Flyer


For more information contact: Jennifer Maldonado at jennifermaldon@gmail.com.

 Breather Series: Po Pooree (Potpourri!)

Monday | April 29th | 12PM

Cross-Cultural Center Art Space

Come take a breather from midterms and breathe in the smell of relaxing potpourri. Design your own little sash of potpourri to take home and relieve stress and tension.

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

Poetry Presentation with Wing Tek Lum

Wednesday | May 1st | 3PM

Cross-Cultural Center Comunidad Sm

Wing Tek Lum's poems confront readers with fully realized vignettes of brutality, love, and suffering whose effect is cumulative. Part of UCSD's Asia & Pacific Islander American heritage Celebration. View Flyer

 For more information contact: Joseph Ramirez at jarramirez@ucsd.edu.

Breather Series: Friendship Bracelets

Wednesday | May 1st | 5PM

Cross-Cultural Center Library

Show love to your friends! Come de-stress and take a break from studying! Make friendship bracelets for friends or family before they graduate! All materials including beats, strings, and snacks are provided! View Flyer

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

UCSD Women's Center    
Women's Center Events
Gender Buffet: How to Help a Friend
Friday | April 26th | 12PM
Women's Center

Do you know a friend or family member who has been a victim of sexual assault, relationship violence, or stalking? This program offers some insights on how you can offer them support as well as take care of yourself.

Daughters Unite!
Thursday | May 2nd | 5PM
Women's Center
Please join us for an evening of dialogue as we talk about what an "ideal" father looks like to you. We hope that by examining our relationships with our fathers and sharing our experiences and perspectives, we will better understand how daughters navigate through life with the presence/absence of a father.

For more info contact 858.822.0074 or e-mail women@ucsd.edu | Visit Website for More Events
LGBT Resource Center Events
Out and Proud Week
April 22nd - 26th
Out and Proud week is a week-long group celebration and private reflection on the achievements of LGBT-identified students, staff, and faculty and our allies. It is also a time for public awareness and discussion of current LGBT issues on the state and national levels. Check out the events for Out and Proud Week! Click here to see schedule.

Funky Fresh Fridays: Zumba Party

Friday | April 26th | 12PM
Library Walk


Every Friday of Spring quarter, the LGBT Resource Center will be hosting fitness sessions in collaboration with UCSD Recreation. This week, there will be a Zumba Party session for Out and Proud Week. The times, activities, and levels of intensity vary. The schedule is attached on the flyer. View Flyer 


For more information, contact rainbow@ucsd.edu. 

Nominate the Top 30 Most Influential Asian Pacific Islander Americans at UCSD!
Deadline: Friday | April 19th | Nomination Form Here

Through this project, the UCSD Asian and Pacific Islander Student Alliance (APSA) seeks to highlight 30 inspiring Asian Pacific-Islander American students that have impacted and continue to shape our community here at UCSD. As part of the Asian Pacific Islander American Heritage Celebration (APIAHC) in May, we will unveil one individual each day, recognizing their accomplishments and bringing awareness to the struggles, stories, and issues of Asian American and Pacific Islander students at UCSD. Nomination form linked above.
More Information | Facebook Event | Contact
3rd Annual UCSD Powwow: "Empowering Our Native Women"
Saturday-Sunday | May 4th-5th | Warren Field


Presented by the Native American Student Alliance & the Native American Council of UC San Diego. Open to the public and free parking. Native American arts & crafts, food, dancing, and singing. Dancing contest with prize money. View Flyer | Volunteer Form

Application for Miss UCSD Powwow:


Campus Climate Intern Office Hours Build community among underrepresented students. Tues & Thurs ,10am-1:30pm, at the Women's Center.
Black Resource Center Grand Opening! Wednesday, May 29th, 4:30-6:30pm. Old Student Center 2nd floor near the Treehouse Lounge.
Diversity Dinner
Save the date for the Diversity Dinner. Thursday, May 16th, 5:30-7pm at the CCC Comunidad. Contact Jahmese.

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Check out what UC San Diego is doing to raise awareness about these issues. - Read more
Out and Proud Week
Join in the week-long group celebration and private reflection of LGBT accomplishments. Many events! April 22-26th. - Read more
Executive Director Position
Job opening at UC Davis. Duties include oversight of 5 resource centers. Deadline to apply: Friday, April 26th. - Read more

UCSD DREAMer Workshop
Part of the Diversity Toolkit Workshop Series for students, staff and faculty. Thur, May 2nd, 12-1pm at CCC. - Read more
Veteran Connections
A series of workshops for current or prospective Veteran staff and faculty and students. Tues, 5:30-7pm at the CSC. - Read more
Confronting Globalization
Discussion on women factory workers and cross-border organizing. Wed, Apr 24th, Warren College Rm. - Read more

Speaker Truth to Power
With guest artist and activist Favianna Rodriguesz. Monday, April 29th, 5-6:30pm at CCC Comunidad. - Read more
Volunteer at the TRiO Student Leadership Conference!
Call for volunteers for the UCSD TRiO's annual conference. Saturday, April 27th- Read more
SDSU Multicultural Conference Space on increasing cultural competency. Registration required. Begins Fri, Apr 26th at SDSU. - Read more

Meet the Black Resource Center Director Finalists!
Get to know the candidates! Mon, Apr 29th - Fri, May 17th. Various times and locations. - Read more
"THE EAST" Film Screening
Check out this advanced screening of THE EAST. Thursday, April 25th, 7:30pm at AMC La Jolla. - Read more 
Take Back the Night 2013 An evening to raise awareness of sexual assault and support survivors. Thursday, April 25th, 7pm at PC Plaza. - Read more

"41st & Central" Film Screening & Panel
Part of Black Panther and PIC Film Series. Thursday, May 2nd, 5pm at Porter's Pub. - Read more
The Herman Baca Papers
Check out the collection from Chicano activist Herman Baca's life at the UCSD Mandeville Special Collections Library. - Read more
Sustainable Job Fair and Expo Check out this job fair featuring sustainable employers. Monday, April 29th, 10am-3pm at PC Ballroom East. - Read more

Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage Celebration Kick Off
Wed, May 1st, 11:30a-1p at Great Hall. - Read more


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