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UC San Diego Cross-Cultural Center - Week 6, February 2014

Phone: 858.534.9689
Website: ccc.ucsd.edu
Located on the 2nd Floor of Price Center East
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This picture was taken from one of our Breather Series called "Paint Your Story". Hardeep Jandu, Programming Intern 2010, coordinated this program in preparation for the Cross-Cultural Center's 15th year anniversary. Community painted their identities onto a canvas mural. It provided a time for reflection and connection with others.

Come to "The U in Community" program Week 8, Tuesday, 4-5:30pm. This program will provide a space for you to reflect on your passions and identities while being in community with others. 
What stories do you have to tell? Visit our Tumblr and be sure to attach #ccctb20 to any of your social media posts (Tumblr, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter). Get excited and be a part of our project of celebrating 20 years in the making of CCC love and community. For more information please contact Edwina Welch at ewelch@ucsd.edu.
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!
If you were unable to enter the raffle after filling out the survey please email ccc@ucsd.edu
Beyond La Jolla: The Frida Kahlo Exhibition
Deadline to Apply | Friday | February 14 | 11:59PM
Deadline for $5 Deposit | Friday | February 21 | 2:30PM
Must deposit $5 to the CCC Front Desk
Event Date: Saturday | March 1 | 10AM-12PM
Beyond La Jolla is an annual event to explore the art community in the Greater San Diego area. This year, we will be carpooling to NTC Liberty Station to view The Complete Frida Kahlo
Exhibit. A light lunch and discussion will follow the exhibit tour. Group discussion topics will include, but are not limited to, the following topics: impact of cultural appreciation, well-being, art as a healing force, self-expression, and how to access CAPS services.
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 on Black History Month Celebrations at the Campus Community Centers, view the calendar here
Remedios and Comunidad: Mexican Traditional Medicinal Knowledge with Maribel Gomez
Staff Training and Research Program (STAR 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. 

For more info view the flyer here
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 
Alumni Roots: Womyn of Color, Social Justice & the Non-Profit Sector
Friday | February 21 | 12PM
Cross-Cultural Center Library
Listen to alumni Jennifer Ganata (c/ o 2003) and Moneek Bhanot (c/ o 2005) in an open conversation on womyn of color working in social justice and non-profit organizations. LIght refreshments will be provided.

For more information view the flyer here
CHIFA: Mixed Identified Storytelling
Monday | February 24 | 6-7:30PM
Cross-Cultural Center Library


What does being "mixed identified" mean to you? How do you share your story? Presented by Diana Li, this program will premiere the first cut of her video on her Chinese Peruvian American background. Following the video will be a discussion on Maria P. P. Root's "Mixed Bill of Rights" and the fluid ways of presenting ourselves to others. Learn, share and engage in the power of storytelling based on merging identities. Food & refreshments from the Nazca Grill will be provided. 

For more info contact Diana Li at d2li@ucsd.edu
The "U" in Community
Tuesday | February 25 | 4-5:30PM
Cross-Cultural Center ArtSpace
Join us for a program of community building and creativity! All participants will have the opportunity to be the "artists" of their story. Paint your story as you see it and how you would like to tell it. All materials supplied! No artistic background required! 


For more info contact German Octaviano at goctavia@ucsd.edu
Deconstructing the World of Comics
Thursday | February 27 | 5-7PM 
Cross-Cultural Center Comunidad

Do you love comics, superheroes, and social justice? Perhaps you don't know much about any of these,  but would like to learn. Well, you are in luck! Join us as we deconstruct notions of gender, class, and race in the world of comic books. Explore the identities of your favorite characters through a social justice lens and share your own perspectives.
For more info contact Sandy Garcia at smg006@ucsd.edu  
Real World Career Series: Building Skills for a Diverse Interconnected Community

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

Budgeting Tips for College Students
Week 7 | Thursday | February 20 | 5-6PM
Women's Center

Application for Med School Workshop
Week 8 | Tuesday | February 25 | 2-3:30PM
Career Services Center

Careers in Social Justice Panel
Week 8 | Tuesday | February 25 | 4-6PM
Career Services 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

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

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
Winter Wellness: I ♥ ME! Self-Love Crafting & Dialogue
Wednesday | February 12 | 12-2PM
Women's Center (Above Hi-Thai, Near Main Gym)

Valentine's Day is almost here! You know who could use some love...YOU! Join us for a fun event where we'll make ourselves some goodies and talk about the importance of self-care.

"Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare." -Audre Lorde

For more information contact 858.822.0074 or e-mail women@ucsd.edu | Visit Website for More Events
LGBT Resource Center Events
Out & Genderqueer on the Job in collaboration with Career Services Center
Thursday | February 13 | 2-4PM
LGBT Resource Center Conference Room


Thinking about what the job search will be like? Come to this program to get tips on what to include in your resume and get your questions answered. 







For more information, contact

rainbow@ucsd.edu | Visit Website for More Events

Black Resource Center Events
Film Screening & Discussion : American Promise
Monday | February 24 | 6:30-9PM
Cross-Cultural Center Comunidad Room
Join the BSU & the BRC as we watch and discuss American Promise, an intimate documentary that follows the 12-year journey of two African-American families pursuind the promise of opportunity through the education of their sons. Refreshments will be provided. For more info view the flyer here

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

"The Spook Who Sat by the Door" Screening
Presented by the UCSD Black Student Union
Tuesday | February 11 | 6-9PM
PC Theater

As a Black History Month event, UCSD's Black Student Union is presenting a showing of "The Spook Who Sat by the Door." Join us for free pizza, community building, and open dialogue.

For more info on Black History Month events view the website here

Fluid Sexuality Group
First Meeting | Thursday | February 13 | 5-6PM
Meets every Thursday at the LGBT RC

This group is an open dialogue and supportive space for those who identify with bisexual, fluid, pansexual, queer and questioning experiences. People of all sexual identities are welcome to attend, listen, and participate. We welcome you to share your experiences and learn from others as we explore fluid sexualities. This is a community space so confidentiality will be respected. For more information, please emal Bill Le and Jasmine Williams at ucsdfluidsexuality@gmail.com

Tritons for Israel Celebrates Valentine's Week
Fundraising for Save A Child's Heart
February 12 through February 14 | Library Walk


Save a Child's Heart (SACH) is an Israeli-based international humanitarian project, whose mission is to improve the quality of pediatric cardiac care for children from developing countries who suffer from heart disease, and to create centers of competence in those countries. SACH is dedicated to the idea that every child deserves the best medical treatment available, regardless of the child's nationality, religion, color, gender or financial situation. Find out more at http://www.saveachildsheart.org/46-en/Mission.aspx
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

TGIF: The Green Initiative Fund
Student Sustainability Collective
Apply by Friday | February 28

TGIF is The Green Initiative Fund by the Student Sustainability Collective | UC San Diego.

The SSC provides funding for student projects that reduce UCSD's negative impact on the environment, in addition to making UCSD more sustainable in both social and environmental aspects. If you have a sustainable project don't let lack of funds stop you, apply to get a TGIF grant! The Winter Cycle deadline is February 28th. For more info visit the SSC UCSD website here.  Apply to the grant here.

APSA's 19th Annual Benefits Talent Show: Counting Stars
Talent Show Saturday | March 1 | 5-10PM
Audition dates have passed
Film Submission deadline | Friday | February 21 | 11:59PM

Calling all talents out there! Do you want to perform alongside famous artists and your fellow API community? And all while showcasing your talents to help a benefits? APSA's 19th Annual Benefits Talent Show wants you to come out and join us in 'Counting Stars' in the API community and reclaiming API representation in the media through artivism! The top 3 performances will receive awards and media coverage. For more info contact ucsdapsa.ts2014@gmail.com or visit the Facebook event page here

We appreciate all kinds of help, and without volunteers, this event would not be possible! If you would like to sign up to volunteer, visit the website here
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.
Hollywood Speaks to the Civil Rights Movement: Film Screening, Lecture, and Music
Thursday | February 13 | 3:30PM 
SSB 101
Afro-Caribbean Dance & Drumming Workshop
Thursday | February 20 | 3:30-5PM
SSB 101
Black History Month Brunch
Saturday | February 22 | 10AM
UC San Diego Faculty Club
For a full list of events in the celebration of Black History Month 2014 view the calendar here
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

2014 Women's Conference 
Tuesday | March 26 | 8:15AM-2PM
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 
Marching Forward/Rolling Back: The Legacy of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
Thursday | February 13 | 12PM
UCSD Biomedical Library - Events Room
Fifty years ago a landmark Civil Rights Act promised to transform America. The UC San Diego Library presents a scholarly panel discussion on the legacy of that act and the state of civil rights today. Engage in a panel discussion with Dennis R. Childs, Dayo F. Gore, Winkfield F. Twyman, Jr. and Daniel Widener.  For more info view the website here 
12th Annual Black History Month Scholarship Brunch
Saturday | February 22 | 10:30-1PM
UCSD Price Center Ballroom A & B

"The Journey is not complete, we can and must do more" - Martin Luther King. Join us for the 12th Annual Black History Month Scholarship Brunch, recognizing the 50th Anniversary of Civil Rights in America! Listen to special keynote speaker Dr. Angela Davis! Hosted by the UC San Diego Black History Month Planning Committee and the UJIMA Network. For more info contact Pamela Fruge at pfruge@ucsd.edu. Tickets available at the UC San Diego Box Office 

For more info on Black History Month celebrations visit 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


Search for UC Davis LGBTQIA Center Director

Under direction of the Executive Director, Community Resource Centers and in support of the University's mission with respect to diversity and inclusion, this position takes a leadership role in building an inclusive campus community, enacting the mission of the LGBTQIA Resource Center. For more info view the website here

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

PFLAG Call for Scholarship Applications

Application deadline March 15. If you are an LGBT high school, undergrad or grad student and you are a San Diego county resident, apply for this scholarship! For more info contact Kim Martinez or view the flyer 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

Take the Lead Challenge Launch Event

Wed | Feb 19 | 4:45PM at SME 248. What do you need to take the lead? Women can rise together to fairness and equality. Join a panel of top journalists on Women's Media Center "Status of Women in Media" report and its impact on leadership and more. Food & refreshments provided. For more info view the flyer 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




Diversity in Medicine Lecture Series

Tues | Feb 25 | 6-8PM at UCSD SOM, Medical Education & Telemedicine (MET) Auditorium. Presented by the UC San Diego School of Medicine, this series will showcase research and scholarly work conducted by faculty from backgrounds traditionally underrepresented in medicine. For more info view the flyer 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

Apply for the Smithsonian Summer Program

Application review begins March 1. The Summer Institute in Museum Anthropology (SIMA) is a research training program offered by the Department of Anthropology at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History with major funding from the Cultural Anthropology Program of the National Science Foundation. For more info view 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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