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Latin@ Heritage Month/Raza Legacy Month 2015

California State University San Marcos presents:

Nuestras Comunidades, Indentidades, y Tradiciones

Our Communities, Identities, and Traditions

Latin@ Center GRAND OPENING
Thursday, September 17, 2015
12:00pm-3:00pm
USU Amphitheater/Latin@ Center (USU 3300)

Come join the celebration of the Grand Opening of the Latin@ Center. Hear from the community keynote speaker, Border Angles founder, Enrique Morones and music by Grammy Award winning artists, Quetzal. Lunch is provided by Mr. Taco. The Ribbon Cutting Ceremony is at 1:15pm and the first 150 guests will receive a one-of-a-kind event t-shirt designed by The Roots Factory.

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From the Neighborhood to Academia
Thursday, September 17, 2015
6:00pm
University Student Union Ballroom (USU 2300)

Hear from Cesar "Teolol" Cruz, Ph.D. candidate at Harvard University.

Film Screening of Homie UP: Stories of Love and Redemption (off-campus)
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
6:30pm
404 Euclid Ave., San Diego, CA 92114

Homie UP: Stories of Love and Redemption is a documentary about families whose lives are changed by mass incarceration after having a beloved family member incarcerated. The film is devoted to sharing how prisons affect not just those inside but how the prison walls also penetrate outward into families and communities. English and Spanish with subtitles. Homie UP is funded by the Community Stories Grant of Cal Humanities. For more information about the film go to: www.homieup.org.

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Latin@ Cougar Reflections: Skype Conversation with Ricardo Aca
Thursday, September 24, 2015
12:00pm-1:00pm
Latin@ Center (USU 3300)

Join in a Skype conversation with Ricardo Aca, an undocumented immigrant living in New York City and explore immigration in today's political context. Be sure to visit Ricardo's website for more information about him. Light refreshments provided.

Vigil: Iguala Mass Kidnapping
Thursday, September 24, 2015
6:00pm-8:00pm
Latin@ Center (USU 3300)

One year later, where are the students? AYOTZINAPA, No Justice, No Peace!

Latin@ Center Flavor
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
12:00pm-1:00pm
Latin@ Center (USU 3300)

Candy tasting infused with a Spanish speaking session.

Noche de comunidad y juegos: Community game night!
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
6:00pm-8:00pm
Latin@ Center (USU 3300)

Student organizations will be hosting an entertaining night full of games and music. Traditional games like Loteria will be played as well as modern games like Uno. Come build bonds within our campus community with positive interactions and fun activities.

Time of Solidarity: Film - A Better Life
Thursday, October 1, 2015
6:00pm-8:00pm
Latin@ Center (USU 3300)

Civility T-shirt Day
Tuesday, October 6, 2015
11:30am-1:00pm
University Student Union Arcade

Participate in the monthly Civility T-shirt Day. Show some Civility pride and wear your green shirt or earn one by engaging in the topic: Anchor Babies, Birthright Citizenship, and the 14th Ammendment.

Show me the Money! Scholarship Empowerment
Thursday, October 8, 2015
12:00pm-1:00pm
Latin@ Center (USU 3300)

Salsa U-Hour: Music, Food, Culture
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
12:00pm-1:00pm
Latin@ Center (USU 3300)

La Raza del Folklor
Thursday, October 15, 2015
12:00pm-1:00pm
University Plaza

Hosted by Danza Folklorica Tukwut each year, La Raza del Folklor serves to commemorate Latin@ Heritage Month and celebrate cultural heritage. Open to the campus community there will be interactive activities along with entertainment through dance performances from the many various regions of Mexico. Speakers will also provide insights about the various countries that are part of Latinoamérica. Traditional food and drinks will be available.

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Join us in learning about our identities, communities, and legacies!
Thursday, October 15, 2015
12:00pm-1:00pm
University Plaza

Join us in learning about our identities, communities, and culture. Various student organizations will collaborate in an hour full of learning about our Raza at the Kellogg Library Plaza. Organizations will present information on different identities, regions, icons, and aspects of cultures. Delicious cake given to active participants that engage with the student organizations.

Latin@ Heritage/Raza Legacy Month 2015 Flyer

All events are open to the general public. Parking fees may apply and all inquiries should be directed to Parking & Commuter Services.

Raza Legacy Month/Latin@ Heritage Month is presented through a collaboration by M.E.Ch.A., STAND, Danza Folklorica Tukwut, Alpha Pi Sigma, Nu Alpha Kappa, Cross-Cultural Center, Latin@ Center, and the National Latino Research Center.