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

Phone: 858.534.9689
Website: ccc.ucsd.edu
Located on the 2nd Floor of Price Center East
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Perpetuating the Binary: Black and White

By Neftali Valle
I feel like it is a common understanding that the media is notorious for perpetuating ideals of what it means to be beautiful, white, non-white, gay, male, female etc. However, here is a specific example of just how far they go to reinforce and maintain hierarchies of dominance. It's a pretty lengthy video, but I'd like to point out a couple things that some of these actors made.

All People's Celebration: "Looking Back, Moving Forward"
Thursday | May 23rd | 6PM | Cross-Cultural Center
Nominations are closed. Come celebrate with us!

Deconstruct "The Little Mermaid" Through a Social Justice Lens (Film Screening)

Wednesday | May 22nd | 5:30PM

Cross-Cultural Center Art Space


Come enjoy popcorn, nachos, and relax! We will be watching "The Little Mermaid" with a critical social justice lens and having a short discussion. View Flyer

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


Community Workshop Series

Thursdays | Spring Quarter | Varies


Next Workshop: Google Drive

Thursday | May 23rd | 12PM

Cross-Cultural Center Art Space


Join us for the final workshops in the series! Become practiced in Google Drive or make a flyer in Adobe Photoshop. 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.

Kiki with Queers: A Celebration of Generations Among Queer People of Color

Sunday | May 26th | 11:30AM

Cross-Cultural Center


Open to all who identify as queer people of color. Come sit a spell and have some casual and/or critical conversations with our long loved alumni who have paved the way for some of us to have the knowledge on navigating different spaces at UCSD. Deadline to RSVP for students: May 22ndth. View FlyerFacebook Event
For more information, contact: Neftali Valle at kikiwithqueersucsd@gmail.com.
Desi in America: Discussing our South Asian-American Identity

Wednesday | May 29th | 5:30PM

Cross-Cultural Center Art Space


What does it mean to be a South Asian-American? What does that hyphen mean to our identity? What role do we have in serving the countries of our heritage? What is our sense of home? Join us for an open dialogue where we will confront our identity with a critical lens - sharing our individual narratives as Desis in America and finding common ground between our differences. View Flyer
Facebook Event
For more information, contact: Sulayman Jawaid at sjawaid@ucsd.ed.
Graduating Senior Send-Off 2013

Thursday | May 30th | 5PM

Cross-Cultural Center Comunidad


The Cross-Cultural Center would like to honor the graduating seniors for their hard work and commitment in helping their community. Please come for a dinner, toast, recognition, post-graduation resources, and special guests. This event is for graduating seniors only, as well as faculty, staff, and community who would like to provide words of wisdom, offer support, and/or congratulate our UCSD graduates. This event is semi-formal.
For more information, contact: Violeta Gonzales at violetag@ucsd.edu.
Save the Date - Son Jarocho Reception

Wednesday | June 5th | 11AM

Cross-Cultural Center Art Space & Conference Room


Brought to you by the directed group study ETHN 198: Telling our stories through Son Jarocho. Come celebrate music, resilience, and community with us!
For more information, contact: Jennifer Maldonado at jennifermaldon@gmail.com.
Breather Series: Arts & Crafts

Thursday | June 6th | 11AM

Cross-Cultural Center Art Space


Come 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. All supplies are provided. View Flyer

For more information, contact: Violeta Gonzales at violetag@ucsd.edu.
In Lak Ech Monologues 2013

Thursday | June 6th | 6:30PM | Price Center Theater

Saturday | June 8th | 6:30PM | Pepper Canyon Hall Room 106


Brought to you by the directed group study ETHN 198: In lak ech - exploring our identities through theater and art. Join us for a night of empowerment; courageously telling our stories with our whole heart.
For more information, contact: Angelica Perez at inlakech3@gmail.com.
UCSD Women's Center    
Women's Center Events
Gender Buffet: GTL
Friday | May 24th | 12PM
Women's Center

Do not just think, know: Get Tested Liberally. Come join the Women's Center for an open dialogue about STI/STD screening. Bring yourself, your appetite, and your open minds as we explore and challenge assumptions, expectations, and stigma of sex and testing. View Flyer

For more info contact 858.822.0074 or e-mail women@ucsd.edu | Visit Website for More Events
LGBT Resource Center Events
Funky Fresh Fridays: Capoeira
Friday | May 24th | 3PM
LGBT Resource Center


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


For more information, contact rainbow@ucsd.edu. 


APSA & KP Presents: Glamourbaby Diaries w/ Ruby Veridiano
Friday | May 31st | 5PM
Raza Resource Centro

Ruby Veridiano (co-founder of iLL-Literacy, writer, spoken word artist, media personality) will be hosting a workshop to empower women. The workshop will look at fashion through a critical lens and will encourage participants to express themselves through writing. Open to women-identified students.

Limited spots so apply today!
Application | Deadline to apply: Monday, May 27th. For more information, contact APSA at ucsdapsa@gmail.com.
SPACES 6th Annual Gala: Igniting Our Passions, Continuing Our Legacy
Friday | May 24th | 4PM
Weaver Center at the Institute of the Americas
Join SPACES for their annual gala & end of the year celebration! This event will be celebrating SPACES, staff, community, volunteers and everyone who has been a part of SPACES throughout the years.
12th Annual Queer People of Color High School Conference
Sunday | June 2nd | 9AM

This year's theme, "Out in Silence, Raising Our Resistance," is dedicated to connecting high school students, queer youth of color, and all participants to social justice issues that affect Queer/LGBT youth. 
Deadline to apply: May 24th.
Black Resource Center Grand Opening!
Wednesday | May 29th | 3:30PM
Black Resource Center (2nd Fl. Old Student Center)
Celebrate the opening of the Black Resource Center. Please RSVP with number of people attending to vcedi-events@ucsd.edu, or call 858.822.3542, by May 22th, 2013. 
Multicultural Showcase
Friday | May 31st | 6PM
Price Center Plaza

Multicultural Coexistence will be holding their Multicultural Showcase, featuring performances from different student groups. Free admission and free food!

CYUAG's Summer Kickoff Gospel Concert
Friday | June 7th | 9PM
Multipurpose Room
This concert will bring together groups from both UCSD & the San Diego community to increase faith in God. This concert will enlighten, encourage, and empower students and community attendees in their walks with Christ.

Campus Climate Intern Office Hours Build community among underrepresented students. Tues & Thurs ,10am-1:30pm, at the Women's Center.
LGBT RC Operations Coordinator Meet the candidates and give your input! This Wednesday and Thursday at 12PM. - Read more 
Chican@ Legacy Mural
2nd year anniversary and re-dedication. Saturday, May 25th, 10am-1pm at UCSD Peterson Hall. - Read more

Native/Pacific-Islander Summer Program
For high school or community college students. Deadline to apply: June 1st. - Read more
Religion, Sexuality and AIDS Coverage in the 1980s Talk w/ Diane Winston, a national authority on religion. Thur, May 30th, 7pm at Great Hall. - Read more
Microenterprise Jobs Open
The International Rescue Committee has two positions open in their microenterprise department. - Read more

Jobs at University of SF
Positions open in the Student Leadership and Engagement department. Deadline to apply: June 3rd. - Read more
UCSD Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage Celebration 2013 Calendar
Check out the calendar of events for May. - Read more
Shawn Carter Foundation
Scholarships to single mothers, former incarcerees and more. Deadline to apply: Fri, May 31st at 9:59pm. - Read more

"Remaindered life of empire & other bodily indispositions of liberalism." Wed, May 29th, 4-5:30pm at the CCC. - Read more
Higher Education Conference
From the California Council of Cultural Centers in Higher Education. June 19-21 at UC Davis. Register now! - Read more

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