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UC San Diego Cross-Cultural Center - Week 9, March 2014

Phone: 858.534.9689
Website: ccc.ucsd.edu
Located on the 2nd Floor of Price Center East
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Where Are They Now?


Lisa Cacho graduated from UC San Diego in 1996 with her Bachelor's degree in Ethnic Studies and Literature, her Masters in Ethnic Studies in 1998, and her Doctorate in Ethnic Studies in 2002. She is currently an Associate Professor of Asian American Studies, English, Latin@ Studies, and Gender & Women's Studies in the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. 


During her undergraduate year, she was an active member of the community and is coming back to present her newest work called Social Death: Racialized Rightlessness and the Criminalization of the Unprotected (New York University Press, 2012) this Friday, March 7th at 2pm in SSB107.

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.
2014-2015 CCC Intern Applications!
Apply to be a 2014-15 Cross-Cultural Center Intern!

Help build community from the ground up and make a positive impact in the UCSD and San Diego communities. We are looking for the following positions:

- Social Justice Educators
- Programming Interns
- Common Ground Marketing Intern
- Joy de la Cruz Art & Activism Intern
- Affiliate & Leadership Intern
- Campus Outreach & Engagement Intern

For more info, attend one of our information sessions
Wednesday | March 12 | 5-6PM
Thursday | April 13 | 1-2PM

For more information view the flyer here
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
Youth Resistance Research and Theories of Change - Book Launch
Thursday | March 6 | 12PM
Cross-Cultural Center Comunidad


Join us in celebrating Professor in Ethnic Studies, K. Wayne Yang's book launch, Youth Resistance Research and Theories of Change with guest presenter, Jumanah Albahri. Light refreshments will be provided.

For more info view the flyer here
Womyn of Color in the Academy Gender Buffet
Friday | March 7 | 12-1PM
Women's Center

Meet and hear from three dynamic UC San Diego professors on their journeys in academia:

- Dr. Boatema Boateng, Communication
- Dr. Happy Araneta, Family and Preventive Medicine
- Dr. Gloria Chacon, Literature
For more info contact Gabby Herencia at gherenci@ucsd.edu or Nancy Magpusao at nmagpusao@ucsd.edu
Breather Series: Arts & Crafts
Thursday | March 13 | 12-3PM
Cross-Cultural Center ArtSpace

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! All are welcome! For more info
contact Violeta Gonzales at vigonzales@ucsd.edu

stressless 24 Hour Stress Less Study Jam
Monday | March 17 | Noon - Tuesday | March 18 | 9AM 
Cross-Cultural Center

During final's week, one of the Campus Community Centers and SPACES will be open 24 hours each day of the week for students to study. There will be study materials, study snacks, and copious amounts of coffee. For more info contact Violeta Gonzales at violetag@ucsd.edu.
2014-2015 Intern Applications!
Apply to be a Campus Community Center Intern!
Interested in social justice, making campus-wide impacts, contributing to Center growth, making new friends and personal & professional development? Apply to be a COM3 intern! 
Info sessions are Center specific: 
Black Resource Center 
Winter | Week 10 | Tuesday | March 11 | 3-4PM
Spring | Week 1 | Wednesday | April 2 | 12-1PM
Cross-Cultural Center
Winter | Week 10 | Wednesday | March 12 | 5-6PM
Spring | Week 1 | Thursday | April 3 | 1-2PM
Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Resource Center
Winter | Week 10 | Tuesday | March 11 | 5-6PM
Spring | Week 1 | Wednesday | April 2 | 1-2PM
Women's Center
Winter | Week 9 | Thursday | March 6 | 3-4PM
Spring | Week 1 | Tuesday | April 1 | 5-6PM
For more info and contact information, view the flyer here
UCSD Women's Center    
Women's Center Events
F-Word Film Screening: 
The Grey Area-Feminism Behind Bars
Tuesday | March 4 | 5-7:30PM
Women's Center (Above Hi-Thai, Near Main Gym)

Join us for a screening and dialogue around THE GREY AREA: Feminism Behind Bars. This film is an intimate look at women's issues in the criminal justice system and the unique experience of studying feminism behind bars. Through a series of captivating class discussions, headed by students from Grinnell College, a small group of female inmates at a maximum women's security prison share their diverse experiences with motherhood, drug addiction, sexual abuse, murder, and life in prison. Refreshments provided!

For more information contact 858.822.0074 or e-mail women@ucsd.edu | Visit Website for More Events
LGBT Resource Center Events
"Ecosexuality: Notes for an Orgasmic Earth" talk by Serena Anderlini-D'Onofrio, PhD
Thursday | March 6 | 4:30PM
LGBT Resource Center


Ecosexuality is a new sexual identity and the cultural trope that is likely to galvanize a movement of movements that places love and its infinite modes of expression at the gravitational center of cultural formation, dynamics, and organization. The concept establishes a correlation between the quality of ecosystems that host human life and the practices of love therein sustained.  View the flyer to learn more. 





For more information, contact

rainbow@ucsd.edu | Visit Website for More Events

Black Resource Center Events
Logo Design Contest
Submission Deadline Wednesday | April 9 | 5PM
The newly created Black Resource Center at UCSD is establishing its visual identity and we need your help! We are asking current UCSD undergraduate and graduate students to submit creative, innovative, and professional logo designs. For more info on rules & how to enter 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

Sign-Up for the BSU Overnight Program Phone-a-thon
March 10-14 | 4:30-9PM
Admissions Office in the Student Services Center, Level 4

We are currently recruiting students for the Phone-a-Thon! This is your opportunity to connect with admitted students before they arrive on campus. You can help influence their decision to come to UC San Diego! Please consider getting involved in helping to build community this way. Dinner will be provided. For more info and to register view the flyer here

NOBCChE West Regional Meeting: Call for Papers
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.
Race, Politics, and Neoliberalism After 9/11
Wednesday | March 5 | 3:30PM
Join a conversation between Erica Edwards, English Department, UC Riverside & Sohail Daulatzai, Media Studies and African American Studies, UC Irvine. Sponsored by the Department of Ethnic Studies

For more info view the flyer here
Colloquium & Book Signing
Friday | March 7 | 2-3:30PM
Social Sciences Building (SSB), Rm 107
Reception to follow in SSB 103
Listen to a presentation on the rightlessness of certain populations of color in the United States is foundational to U.S. law in that the absolute repudiation of certain status categories-criminals, gang members, illegal aliens, suspected terrorists, etc.-is necessary to maintain the fiction of "legal universality."Listen and get a book signed by Lisa Marie Cacho, Associate Professor at the University of Illinois. Books will be available for purchase and signing before and after the presentation. For more info view the flyer here
UCSD TRiO Outreach Programs is Hiring!
Applications due March 21

Interested in working with High School Students? Are you passionate about education? Then apply to work for the UCSD TRiO Outreach Programs! We have various job opening for the 2014 Summer and the 2014-2015 Academic School Year! Please look at the attached flyer for more detailed information! For the summer, we are looking to hire Residential Assistants (RA's), Tutors and Office Coordinators. For the academic school year, we will be hiring College Advisors, Tutors and Event Coordinators. All student positions are paid! Apply through Port Triton! For more info contact Carri Fierro at cfierro@ucsd.edu
2014 Women's Conference 
Tuesday | May 6 | 8:15AM-2PM
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 


Associate Director, Campus Diversity and Inclusion Position at University of Redlands

Position reports directly to the Associate Dean of Campus Diversity and Inclusion (CDI).  CDI serves as a catalyst to the campus community on matters related to diversity, multicultural programming and cultural pluralism, working collaboratively with individuals, departments and offices. View job post here

Women Around the World Panel & Discussion

Thur | Mar 6 | 1:30PM at the Huerta Vera-Cruz Room. Participate in a discussion as students from around the world share their perspectives on education, professional life, and other topics. Join UC San Diego's International Women's Day celebration. Sponsored by International Center, International House, and the Out of State & International Student Outreach Coordinators. For more info view the website here

UCSD Chicano/a Alumni Scholarship

Applications due Mar 7. This Fund was established to recognize currently enrolled UCSD students who have participated in MEChA at UCSD and/or in community service opportunities that have benefited the Chicano community. Recipients will receive a $500 honorarium and will be presented at an event during the Cesar Chavez Holiday. For more info contact k2garcia@ucsd.edu


La Jolla Playhouse Presents: The Who and The What

Showing Mar 9. Raised in a conservative Muslim family in Atlanta, the outspoken and brilliant Zarina routinely clashes with her traditional father and sister. Zarina's one outlet - her recently completed book about womenand Islam - threatens to tear her family apart for good. For more info view the website here

Academic & Career Fair for Success

Mar 14 | 5-9PM at McDonald Hall. Come learn about healthcare career opportunities, free academic support services, how to get into college and how to pay for college. Come speak with Southeast Asian Healthcare Professionals! For more info view the flyer here



Experience Academic Internship Program

Applications due Mar 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


PFLAG Call for Scholarship Applications

Application deadline Mar 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



Directing Change Video Contest

Submissions due Mar 21. Students throughout California are invited to Direct Change by submitting 60-second videos in two categories: "Suicide Prevention" and "Ending the Silence about Mental Illness". The winning teams will win cash prizes and will be recognized at a statewide award ceremony. For more info visit the website here

AFL-CIO Organizing Institute

Applications due May 2. The AFL-CIO and Cornell University are sponsoring a Strategic Corporate Research Summer School from June 8 to 13 in Ithaca, N.Y. This provides students with an academic and hands-on training covering the ins and outs of running corporate research campaigns. For more info view the website here 

BlaqOUT Conference a UCRiverside April 18-19

Applications due Apr 1. Conference occurs May 2-3. We would like to cordially invite all folks who self identify as Black/African American or of African Descent and as Same Gender Loving, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning or somewhere on the LGBT Spectrum to apply to attend. For more info view the website here

Sixth Video Production Club Digital Film Festival

Submit by Fri | Apr 4. Submit to Sixth College Video Production Club's 11th Annual Digital Film Festival! The festival is open to all UCSD students with a valid PID under the categories Documentary/PSA, Drama, Comedy, Animation and Wild Card. For more info on how to submit visit the website here

UCSD A.I.M. for Law Program

Meets every week Spring Quarter beginning April 8 | 6-8PM. This is a law school prep program geared primarily to underrepresented and economically-disadvantaged college students. If you're thinking about law school, the A.I.M. for Law program is for you! This is free and open to all UCSD students. For more info and to apply view the flyer here 


Frida Kahlo Exhibition

Open until Jun 8 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


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