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

Phone: 858.534.9689
Website: ccc.ucsd.edu
Located on the 2nd Floor of Price Center East
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Co-creating the Future of the
Cross-Cultural Center 
Fill out the survey by Friday | March 14 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

Cross-Cultural Center Finals Week Hours 
Monday -Wednesday: 9AM-9PM
Thursday: 9AM-4PM
Friday: Closed for training
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
NEPANTLA: A Collective Blog
Submissions will be accepted and uploaded on a weekly basis

"I am not free while any woman is unfree, even when her shackles are very different from my own' - that I am not free as long as any oppressed person remains unchained" - bell hooks.

This is a brave space for womyn of color to express themselves, challenge one another, and grow together. This blog is to promote critical dialogue on everyday experiences as womyn of color and other underrepresented identities. Please feel free to read, comment, and of course submit your personal story. For more info contact Tania at t41romero@gmail.com
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 
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
24 Hour Study Jams at the Campus Community Centers!
Women's Center
Tuesday | March 18 to Wednesday | March 19
Wednesday | March 19 to Thursday | March 20
For more info view the flyer here

UCSD Women's Center    
Women's Center Events
More event coming Spring quarter!

Check back for more info or visit the website link below.

For more information contact 858.822.0074 or e-mail women@ucsd.edu | Visit Website for More Events
LGBT Resource Center Events
Spring QCamp
Wednesday | April 2 | 5-7PM
LGBT Resource Center


Spring Q Camp is an informal gathering and a way to re-connect with community members and with the LGBT Resource Center. We will have tasty food and fun games. 


For more information, contact Maribel Gomez at

mpgomez@ucsd.edu | Visit Website for More Events

Black Resource Center Events
BRC Sweet & Salty Study Break
Monday & Tuesday | March 17 & 18 | 9AM-6:30PM
Come join us at the BRC for a Sweet & Salty Study Break. We will provide sweet treats, salty snacks and HAPPY DANCE Moments! Come join the fun! 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

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.
Enhance Your SP14 Schedule with a CGS Course!

CGS still has space in its SP14 courses:

CGS 87 Reproductive Politics Today

CGS 104 Topics in CGS: Queer Contact Zones in Asian, Intra-Asian, and Asian-American Studies 

CGS 104 Topics in CGS: Place and Displacement in Feminist Thought.

Check out the Schedule of Classes for more info on these Spring CGS courses!
For more info contact cgs@ucsd.edu
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 & First Generation Student Programs Coordinator Positions Open at University of Redlands

Positions report 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 posts here

'14 Spring Quarter: Mentoring + Tutoring Programs in Secondary Education

These college-based programs are open to all UCSD students. Serve as a role model and mentor to first-generation students at Thurgood Marshall College. Support academic achievement to students at Lincoln High School at Eleanor Roosevelt College. Sign-up for EDS 198: College Academic Mentoring Program to promote college access! For more info view the flyer here


Enroll in Classes through the Partners at Learning Program

Enroll in classes which aim to train and send undergraduate tutors to high-need schools across the country.  These courses will be available for students to enroll in for Spring 2014. Courses offered through Muir, Thurgood marshall, and Eleanor Roosevelt College! For more info view the flyer here


Coordinator for Diversity Initiatives & Resource Centers Position at Cal State Fullerton

Titan Dreamers Resource Center is looking for looking for qualified candidates who understand the needs of Undocumented/AB 540/DACA-mented and/or DACA eligible students. For more information visit the website 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

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

Hillel at UCSD

Wed | Apr 2 | 7PM at the UCSD Institute of the Americas, Hojel Hall. Come see a special screening of

Arab Labor and talk by the show's creator, Sayed Kashua, with Q&A and book signing to follow. Free and open to the public. For more info view the website

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

Volunteers Needed for Cultural Celebration!

Volunteer at Cultural Celebration and be part of one of the longest standing traditions at UCSD! Every year, the student-run event features live entertainment, delicious cuisine, arts and crafts, games and more for UCSD students, future students and the San Diego community. For more info contact Nikki Hsueh at nhsueh@ucsd.edu

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 

Expanding Horizons of Microfinance

Apr 8 | 9AM-5PM at the Ritual Tavern. The 6th Annual San Diego Microfinance Summit will bring together leading microfinance practicioners, social entrepreneurs, students and members of the general public to explore the expanding horizons of the microfinance industry. For more info view the website here 

Leadership & Scholarship Opportunity: City Year

Applications due Apr 30. City Year's mission is to build democracy through citizen service, civic leadership and social entrepreneurship. This 10-month program is a powerful way to build your resume, receive scholarships and discounts for graduate school, while giving back to the community. For more info visit the website here
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