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UC San Diego Cross-Cultural Center - Week 5, February 2014

Phone: 858.534.9689
Website: ccc.ucsd.edu
Located on the 2nd Floor of Price Center East
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Rigoberto (aka as Rigo) Marquez graduates from UCSD in 2005 with a double major in Sociology and Critical Gender Studies. He was an active member in the Queer People of Color (QPOC) and a part of the Student Affirmative Action Committee (SAAC) Board. He was very passionate in addressing issues of educational inequality and participated as a board member of the Student Initiated Outreach and Recruitment Commission (SIORC) which later was incorporated into today's Student Promoted Access Center for Education and Service (SPACES) and renamed as the Student Initiated Access Program and Services (SIAPS). Rigo also held the title of Vice-President External for UCSD's Associated Students...Continue reading here
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Co-creating the Future of the Cross-Cultural Center 
Fill out the survey by Friday | March 7 for a chance to win!    

Hello Community! It's that time again where we ask for your help by filling out our anonymous survey about the CCC. Our goal is to get 750 people to fill it out so tell your friends as well! As an incentive this time around, you can enter a raffle for a chance to win a $100, $50 or $25 gift card to Amazon.com when you complete the survey at the website here. Thank you!

Real World Career Series: Building Skills for a Diverse Interconnected Community
Resume Writing Workshop
Week 5 | Wednesday | February 5 | 3-5PM 
Cross-Cultural Center

Law School Panel with Ethnic Studies Alumni
Week 6 | Tuesday | February 11 | 4-5:30PM
Cross-Cultural Center

Out & Genderqueer on the Job
Week 6 | Thursday | February 13 | 2-4PM
LGBT Resource Center

The Real World Career Series is sponsored by the Cross-Cultural Center, Raza Resource Centro, Black Resource Center, Career Services Center and the Ethnic Studies Department.  For a full list of events occurring throughout Winter Quarter view the flyer here

The House I Live In - Film Screening
Thursday | February 6 | 5-7PM
CCC Comunidad Room

Please join us for a viewing and discussion of the documentary "The House I Live In". The film, by Eugene Jarecki, focuses on the human rights implications of the so called "war on drugs." 
For more information, contact German Octaviano at goctavia@ucsd.edu.
Cross-Cultural Center Artist Call-Out
Submissions due Friday | February 7
Cross-Cultural Center
In honor of Black History Month, the UCSD Cross-Cultural Center will feature an art exhibit in the Art Space during the month of February. We are currently accepting submissions by Black, Afrikan, and African-American identified student-artists whose work celebrates the life, struggles, and legacies of their communities, both past and present. 
For more info contact Jayne Manuel at jaynemichellegm@gmail.com
Community Workshop Series: Documenting & Publicizing through Digital Media
Tuesday | February 11 | 2-3PM
Cross-Cultural Center Art Space
Interested in learning how to edit videos or slideshows with ADOBE PREMIERE? Learn about resources on campus and how editing can be a fun and valuable skill to document and publicize your org, programs and life events with photos, videos, sound & music! 

For more info contact Diana Li at d2li@ucsd.edu

Unity, Movement, Change: A Look at Forms of Resistance 
Thursday | February 13 | 5-7PM 
Cross-Cultural Center Comunidad

Resistance is a dynamic process that takes many forms. Join us as we look at the different dimensions of resistance from physical protest to fashion resistance, political art and hactivism. Gain different perspectives and share visions with community. 
For more info contact 
Sandy Garcia at smg006@ucsd.edu or 
German Octaviano at goctavia@ucsd.edu

"Black Indians: An American Story" Film Screening
Tuesday | February 18 | 12PM
Cross-Cultural Center Library
James Earl Jones narrates a stunning and informative documentary "Black Indians: An American Story," which explores issues of racial identity between the mixed-descent peoples of both Native American and African American heritage. Admission is free to watch the film.

For more info on UCSD Black History events
Social Justice Educator Presents: Food Justice
Thursday | February 20 | 12:30-2PM
Cross-Cultural Center Library


Join us for an interactive dialogue on geopolitics and access to healthy foods. We will discuss food distribution, its regulation and how we can be healthy, justice oriented eaters.


For more info contact Eliseo Rivas at el.jrivas@gmail.com 
Remedios and Comunidad: Mexican Traditional Medicinal Knowledge with Maribel Gomez
Staff Training and Research Program
Wednesday | February 19 | 11:30AM-1PM
Cross-Cultural Center Library
Remedios (home remedies) and folk healing demonstrate a connection to healing practices based on Mesoamerican indigenous medicine and the preservation of centuries of regional plant knowledge. This presentation will analyze the importance of folk healing in Mexican families and how these practices demonstrate resiliency and community wealth with a focus on gender and spirituality. view the flyer here
Black History Month Film Screenings
Come together in community to celebrate Black History Month. Join the Campus Community Centers by watch a screening of these films in each of the centers! For more info on film descriptions and screenings view the calendar here

The New Black
Thursday | February 6 | 12-1:30PM
LGBT Resource Center

Say My Name
Thursday | February 13 | 5-7PM
Women's Center

Black Indians: An American Story
Tuesday | February 18 | 12-1:30PM
Cross-Cultural Center
American Promise
    Monday | February 24 | 6:30-8:30PM
    Black Resource Center
UCSD Women's Center    
Women's Center Events
F-Word Dining and Dialogue: Breaking Boundaries
Thursday | February 6 | 5:30-7PM
Women's Center (Above Hi-Thai, Near Main Gym)

Feminism is for EVERYONE! In the wake of #Solidarityisforwhitewomen, it is important to challenge the ways that "mainstream feminism" can marginalize some. We will discuss ways to build a more inclusive femininist community that includes migrant women, trans-women, and other groups of women not typically included in the conversation.

For more information contact 858.822.0074 or e-mail women@ucsd.edu | Visit Website for More Events
LGBT Resource Center Events
Practicing Feminist, Queer, Crip: Talk by Alison Kafer
Wednesday | February 5 | 4-5:30PM
LGBT Resource Center Conference Room



Alison Kafer is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Feminist Studies at Southwestern University and the author of Feminist Queer Crip (Indiana University Press), a path breaking book that links the three elements of her title in an interrogation of alternate futurities and the intersection of genders, sexualities, and abilities. For more info view the flyer here


For more information, contact

rainbow@ucsd.edu | Visit Website for More Events

LGBT Resource Center Events continued
The Intersectionalities of Pilipin@ Migrant Labor
Thursday | February 6 | 3:30-6PM
LGBT Resource Center Conference Room
Join us in a film screening and discussion around migrant labor, queerness, systems of power and globalization.

For more info view the flyer here or contact rainbow@ucsd.edu
Black Resource Center Events
Midterms Movie Marathon
Thursday | February 6 | 9AM-4PM
BRC Conference Room
Come kick-back, wind-down, de-stress & have a laugh during midterms. "Old School" (from the 80's and 90's) Black Movies will be on continuous play in the BRC Conference Room. Popcorn and Drinks will be Provided.

For more info contact 858.534.0471
Raza Resource Centro Events
Located on the east end of the Student Services Center

Stay tuned! The Raza Resource Centro is currently under construction, but look forward to events the RRC may be sponsoring!



For more information, contact the RRC at raza@ucsd.edu | Visit the Facebook Page

2014 Overnight Host Application Deadline Extension
Application due Sunday | February 9 | 11:59PM

In order to continue offering students the best experience in UC San Diego's Overnight Programs, we need YOUR help! The deadline for the host application has been extended! UC San Diego's Overnight Program is a special event that invites UC San Diego-admitted high school seniors from San Diego, Inland Empire, Los Angeles, and the San Francisco Bay Area onto the beautiful UCSD campus to experience the university environment and campus life, network with other admitted high school seniors and current college students, and learn about campus resources. For more info visit the website here or email siaps@ucsd.edu
NOBCChE West Regional Meeting: Call for Papers
Poster and Technical Abstract Submission due Friday | February 21
Poster Session & Technical Sessions | Saturday | March 22

Participate in the National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineer (NOBCChE) West Regional Conference. Undergraduate and graduate students, postdoctoral scholars, and industry representatives are invited to submit and abstract  in chemistry, chemical engineering, sustainable energy, and other related fields for an oral or poster presentation. For more info view the flyer here or visit this website

FAQ: A Salon Series in Feminist and Queer of Color Critique Graduate Student Conference
Conference Dates | May 2-3, 2014

UCSD is pleased to announce an inaugural graduate student conference in feminist and queer of color critique, which will take place May 2-3, 2014. The conference seeks to open dialogue about the intersections of women of color feminism and queer of color critique. Graduate students from UCSD and elsewhere are invited to participate in our two day conference, with a keynote and a closing musical performance. We are honored to have Professor Sharon Holland from Duke University as our keynote speaker.
Chancellor's Office - Diversity Internship
Application due Friday | February 7
This internship will be a unique opportunity for a staff member to get direct experience in event planning for Chancellor's Office Diversity events such as: Black History Month, Cesar E. Chavez Celebration, CA Native Day Celebration, Asian Pacific Islander Month, and Disability Awareness Month. This position will be working closely with university leaders as they plan these events and will assist with all aspects of the planning for these events to include administrative and financial support, outreach, event logistics, and financial processes. 

For more info visit the website here
2014 Women's Conference 
Date & Time TBD
Call for Volunteers

The Chancellor's Advisory Committee on the Status of Women (CSW) is seeking volunteers to assist with the preparation of UC San Diego's 2014 Women's Conference. This highly popular annual conference is tentatively scheduled for mid-May and will be drawing around 600 people from our UC San Diego community. This half-day conference is part of UCSD's ongoing commitment to staff professional development and cannot be achieved without a highly dedicated group of volunteers.

For more info contact Jennifer Kim j4kim@ucsd.eduand/or Rachel Cook racook@mail.ucsd.edu 
Celebrating Black History Month 2014
Nelson Mandela and the US Civil Rights Movement
Thursday | February 6 | 3:30PM
Social Sciences Building # 101
For more info view the flyer here
Josephine Baker and the US Civil Rights Movement and Washington DC's Fight for Home Rule Exhibit
Thursday | February 6 | 3:30PM
UC San Diego Library
For more info view the flyer here

For a full list of events in the celebration of Black History Month 2014 view the calendar here
Life with Ethnic Studies: Panel on Law School with Alumni
Tuesday | February 11 | 4-5:30PM
Cross-Cultural Center Comunidad Room

Join us for a virtual panel discussion with Ethnic Studies alumni pursuing careers in the legal field! Through our panel discussion, gain personal insight on how your undergraduate studies can be applied to your professional development, learn about the diverse career paths of professionals working in the legal field, and hear about the law school experience from current law students. All majors welcome. 

For more info contact Daisy Rodríguez at d1rodriguez@ucsd.edu
17th Annual Black History Luncheon
Wednesday | February 12
Lunch Served 11AM-2PM
Program 12-1PM
Canyon Vista Restaurant 

Housing, Dining and Hospitality Presents the 17th Annual Black History Luncheon! Come enjoy a great lunch with featured entertainment from Floyd A. Smith, Theotis Duncan, Matt Falker & Company,Public Reflection, Bayview Dance Troupe and SD School of Creative & Performing Arts, MCed by Elicia Hill.

For more info and a list of menu items view the website here

Volunteer or Intern for the San Diego Latino Film Festival
The San Diego Media Arts Center is looking for interns and volunteers in Marketing and Graphic Design. The internship will assist with both festival related events and our brand new Digital Gym Cinema in North Park. For more info visit the website here
San Diego Pride Internships
San Diego Pride is offering internships to give students real-world experience in a variety of areas. Available positions include the Business Development Internship and the Fundraising Internship. For more info view the descriptions here

Leadership Position at UC Berkeley

The University seeks an energetic leader to provide strategic vision, leadership, and daily administration for an established and growing student development office. For more info view the website here


We Got Your Back
Tuesdays at 11am at the Zone located in Price Center Plaza. A free, interactive workshop on how to maintain a healthy back. Learn about proper body mechanics and go through a series of exercises to help strengthen your back.
WorldBeat Cultural Center Presents Black History Month 2014
Occurring throughout the month of February. Check out events for Black History Month happening at the WorldBeat Cultural Center in Balboa Park. For more info visit the website here

OASIS Mentor Jobs Info Session
Are you interested in becoming an OASIS summer bridge Academic Transition Counselor (ACT) or TRiO SSSP Peer Mentor this summer and through the academic year? Come find out more at the information session on Feb. 5th at 2PM. View the flyer

UCDC & UCCS Info Sessions 2014-2015
Thur | Feb 5 | 10-11AM and Wed | Feb 12 | 10-11AM. Gain excellent work experience while earning UC credit, explore career options and expand your professional network, enjoy the vibrant life, and the professional atmosphere and culture of our state's or nation's capital!. For more info view the flyer here

Understanding the Situation in North Korea

Mon | Feb 10 | 7PM at the Great Hall. The International Affairs Group will be hosting Professor Stephan Haggard from the School of International Relations and Pacific Studies. Professor Haggard will be helping us understand the current situation in North Korea. For more info view the website here

University of Maryland Summer Research Initiative to Increase Diversity

Application deadline Feb 14. Increase your interest in research careers in the social and behavioral sciences, develop research skills, and learn about doctoral training with the goal of encouraging students to pursue doctoral degrees in the social and behavioral sciences. For more info visit the website here



26th Annual Tomás Rivera Conference 2014

Fri | Feb 21 | 10:30AM-4PM at the HUB, UC Irvine. Join and register for the conference events and performances based on Civic Morality: Community Engagement Through Creative and Scholarly excellence. For more info and to RSVP visit the website here

Apply to be a Tribal Liaison/Professor of Practice at USD

Application review begins Feb 28. The University of San Diego invites applications for the position of Tribal Liaison/Professor of Practice. For more info on positions and how to apply visit the website here

Frida Kahlo Exhibition

Open until March 9 at Liberty Station, Barracks 3. Experience the rich and colorful life of Friday Kahlo in "The Complete Frida Kahlo: Her Paintings. Her Life. Her Story. The Exhibition," making its U.S. premier in San Diego. For more info view the website here



Experience Academic Internship Program

Applications due March 14. Experience AIP for Spring 2014. Explore your career options, enrich your learning and experience professional environments. Engage in practical learning, transcript notation, career clarification, networking and more. For more info view the flyer here



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