a newsletter featuring , ./ / academic and co-curricular r~ces I Issue No. 13 May 19971 .... (/~ '0· - Las Hijas del S6l: / The Uprising of ') ,"- ::::- Chicana Latina Women _._._ .. _-_ ... _----- ... . MEChA will host its First Annual Women's Educational ..El Grupo Folkl6rico Los Forum on May 15th, 7-lOpm, Mejicas was' ....... ed in 1972 by . College 8 Dining Hall. The Forum UCSC unive d will educate and present resources has remain that are available both on and off '~rganiZatio~ es. campus. It is also a way to give a Tllenrission 0 . '. •..•.... ··Mi!j voice for Chicana Latina mujeres a promote cliltunil pri . •. nd raise the opportunity to bea part of a at UCSC to show that we are awareness of MeXico's beautiful play at the barn theater, By The empowered. Tentative speakers: culture through the art of tradi- Dawn's Early Light, where they' Chicana Movement: Betita tional folk musicand dances. performed a series of dances from Martinez, involved in the move- Los Mejicas also serves as a thenorleno region of Chihuahua. ment from its beginnings. social and support group for They also participated in the state- Chicana in the Arts: Yolanda Chicano Latino students and wide Mexican Folk Dance Confer- Lopez known for her depictions of other students at UCSC. ence in Salinas, Danzantes Unidos, La Virgen de Guadalupe. The dance group learns and UC Berkeley's Reflejos de Chicanas in the Community: and researches the traditional Mexico's 10th Anniversary Concert. Anna Sampaio, lecturer from Santa dances of Mexico and later El Grupo Folk6rico Los Clara. performs throughout the sur- Mejicas is honored to celebrate Self Defense: Patricia Pacheco, rounding cities of Santa Cruz, their 25th Anniversary Spring assists women in self defense and Pescadero, Felton, Capitola, Concert on May 30th and 31st at domestic violence. Cabrillo, Watsonville, and the UCSC Perfoming Arts Theatre Chicanas in the Labor Force: Salinas. Los Mejicas is an at 7pm. Tickets are on sale NOW UNITE, activists who's goal is to extremely active group at UCSC. at the ticket box office at 459-2159. stop injustices in the work environ- They have been apart of various For more information regarding this '. ment. events throughout the academic special event call Manuel Fonseca- years such as the UCSC Director at 426-7554. Multicultural Festival, MEChA i Los esperamos! , Chicano Latino Student Life Resource Center Chicano Latino Student Life Resource Center -overcoming obstacles in my path -stopping violence in America -La Raza vs. U.S. Politics * Brief profile: name, address, phone number, age, major, and ethnic background For info. and submissions: Lowrider Magazine Scholarship Academic- Year public/private college. For info. and Fund Ambassadorial Scholarships applications: P.O. Box 684 Funding for one academic year in Gloria and Joseph Mattera National Walnut, Ca. 91788-0648 another country. May be used for Scholarship Fundfor Migrant DEADLINE: MAY 31 undergraduate, graduate, or voca- Children tional study. For info. visit their BOCES Genesco Migrant Center UC Hispanic Chamber of webpage: <http://www.rotary.org>. Holcomb Building, 210-211 Commerce Scholarship Availability varies. Genesco,NY 14454 For more info. DEADLINE: APRIL~JULY DEADLINE: ON GOING 1030 15th St. NW #206 Washington, D.C. 20036 or call Multi-Year Ambassadorial Mexican American Grocers (202) 842-1212 Scholarships Association Funding for 2-3 academic years of For students in need of financial Mexican-American Legal Defense study in another country. May be assistance. For info. and applica- and Educational Foundation, used for undergraduate, graduate, or tions: MALDEF vocational study. For info. visit Mexican American Grocers Associa- Law School their webpage <http:// tion For prospective law students, based www.rotary.org>. Availability 405 NSan Femando Road on academic achievement, commu- varies. Los Angeles, CA 90031 or call (213) nity involvement and financial DEADLINE: APRIL-JULY 227-1565 need. For more info. call (213) DEADLINE: ON GOING 659-2512. Cultural Ambassadorial DEADLINE: MAY 31 Scholarships Lowrider Magazine Funding for 3-6 months of intensive Scholarship Fund National Hispanic language study and cultural immer- The L.M. is offering a scholarship to Scholarship Fund sion in the country where that assist Chicano Latino students in For more info. language is spoken. For info. visit finishing their college education. Selection Committee their wedpage:<http:// The students must: P.O. Box 728 Novato, CA 94948 www.rotary.org>. Availability * be of Latino descent varies. * 3.0 GPA or higher Financial Aid Resources DEADLINE: APRIL-JULY * Active college soph., jr., or sr. for U.S. Students * Two letters of recommendation For more info. send a self- Gloria and Joseph Mattera from: instructors, clergy, employ- addressesed stamp envelope (90¢ National Scholarship Fund for ers, or counselors postage): Migrant Children * A two page essay, typed and Dr. Samuel Marks, USC Civic and For students whose parents are double-spaced, describing one of Community Relations migratory farmworkers. Must be the following topics in your own 835 West 34th S1, Suite 102 enrolled/accepted at an accredited words: Los Angeles, CA 90089-0751 Chicano Latino Student Life Resource Center ··· Marine Physical Laboratory of the Scripps Institution of I·· I Oceanography, UC San Diego ... ... . ... ... A summer of research experience in Hi •. ,,',,'' ',. marine science and technology for juniors and seniors considering a career in scientific research. 40 hrs/ JII!i!!,i, week $9.98 for 10 weeks. For more info: http://www- Watsonville. Intern will work with communication skills mpl.ucsd.edu. the Project Director collecting *Computer skills: Macin- DEADLINE: ASAP information about progress within tosh preferred the citizenship process. Must speak *Handle multiple tasks Student Volunteer Spanish. June through August. *W ork independanlty Connection at UCSC A summer lunch program to *Meet deadlines A student run resource and referral work with children in community *Preferably Jr./Sr. service to provide opportunities for based program in Watsonville. Please send resumes & cover students to gain greater knowledge Bilingual Required. June through letters to: and receive hands-on experience in August. Office of Mayor Susan Hammer their field of interest. Location: For more info: 801 North First St, Room 500 2nd floor, Student Center, M-F Celia Organista San Jose, Ca 95110 llam-4pm or call 459-3363. c/o Adelante Attn: Carolina Camerena 18 B. West Lake Ave. Fax number: (408) 277-3775 United Farm Workers Watsonville, CA 95076 DEADLINE: MAY 16 Internship opportunities avail- (408) 724-2997 able for people interested in re- DEADLINE: ASAP Monteray Bay Organizing searching the strawberry industry; Project analyzing the worker organizing Mayor Susan Hammer's Interns will research, explore campaigns; consumer support Office City of San Jose and analyze the various ways in network.s, working at building Seeking a summer intern for which public and private policies effective network s of community June-August. This is a non-paid affect the political, social, and activists. For more info. contact position for up to 20 hrs/week. economic well-being of the Latino Arturo Mendoza at (408)763-4820. Responsibilities include: population of the area. For more DEADLINE: ASAP Constituent CaseWork: info. contact Ken Smith at 479- *Research request 7502. Internship Opportunities in *Draft response DEADLINE: ASAP Watsonville Special Projects: Work with the project director, *City Budget issues Women Care analyze the local Latino vote *Media & Public Information Seeking Bilingual intern for a (registration and turnout) in *Gang Policy issues Latino Outreach program. Work Watsonville, compare '94 & '96 *Public Policy Issues involves assisting the Latina electoral data. Must be very Related Duties: Outreach Coordinator a couple competent in computer databases *Database entry and mainten- times a week in Watsonville; and Mac with the ability to format ance contacting organizations, labor and analyze data. *Weekly reports camps, clinics, etc. For more info. *Other tasks assigned contact Amber Sumrall or Lynn A project to revisit research Requirements: Boule at 457-2273. conducted two years ago that *Excellent oral & written DEADLINE: ON-GOING studied citizenship programs in Chicano Latino Student Life Resource Center Campus and Community Events MAY 5 MAY 8-15 MAY 16 Chicano Art: A Panel with Photo Exhibit by Janein Chavez: Noche de Artistas presented by Las Yolanda Lopez, Mia Gonzalez, De la gente Morena, de la Costa Girlfriends, UNAy SALAD. Porter Celia Rodriguez, and Larry Chic a, Oaxaca. Reception Dining Hall, 7-1Opm. Last day to Friday, May 9th, 2:30-5:3Op.m be in the program: May 5. For more Trujillo. McHenry Library, info., Lisbeth 471-8797. Noon-lpm. MAY 10 Hermanda's Basketball Tournament MAY 16-17 MAY 7 to raise funds for numerous com- Students of Color Conference, PeUcula Argentina: La Historia munity service projects in Santa College 8 Dining Hall. For info. Oficial. Cas a Crown, 8-10pm. Cruz. For more info. contact Gina contact Benigno at X5188. Peralta 460-1202, ginal@cats. MAY 7 MAY 12 Dr. Myrna Cunningham, Rector MAY 16 C.H.E. Elections for the next year's General ofURACCAN- Univ. of Gathering of Courage. Student core members and a special guest the Autonomous Regions of the Center at Dusk (7-8pm). speaker. For more info. contact Caribbean Coast of Nicaragua, Soraya, soraya@cats. "Building a New Society: The MAY 18 Empowerment of the Indigenous "Unity through Diversity," People of Nicaragua", 7:30pm, MAY 14 Multicultural Festival, Upper Senior Commons Room, Crown Multicultural Festival Poetry Quarry, 2-5pm. College. For more info. 459-2033 Night, Oakes Lawn, 4:30-9pm. or 426-2798. MAY 30-31 MAY 15 EM.P. Student Colloquim, Page MEChA Women's Caucus, "Las MAY 8 Smith Library, Cowell College, Hijas del S6l: The Uprising of Lalo Lopez from La Cucaracha Time: TBA. For more info. call Chicana Latina Women". College 8 will be holding a presentation, EOP 459-2296. Dining Hall, 7-1Opm. Merrill Dining Hall, 8pm. May 30-31 MAY 16 El Grupo Folk6rico Los Mejicas MAY 8 Nuevas Formas de Danza Folkl6rica, will celebrate their 25th Anniver- "Take Back the Night", Rally: 7- Dance teacher &choreographer, sary Spring Concert, UCSC 8:30pm, March: 8:30-1Opm Rafael Zamarripa, Visiting Professor Performing Arts Theatre, Fri. & Bay tree Bookstore. Sponsored by in Latin American Studies Stanford Sat. 7pm, TICKETS: 459-2159. the UCSC Women's Center. University, 5-7pm, 105 Oakes Col- For more info. Manuel Fonseca- lege. Director 426-7554. Chicano Latino Student Life Resource Center 8) Career Development UCSC Career Center and Summer Housing Office in Are you graduating this the Housing Services Building and Y year? Do you want to se cure a job before you graduate? June 1997, and Recent at Student Employment located at 125 Hahn Student Services. The 1997 Season will run from Sun- Graduates, come by the UCSC day, June 22nd through August Career Center to get information 31st, 1997. on internships and jobs opportuni- ties. For more information, visit Academic Success Workshops our web site at http// The Coalition for Student Aca- www.ucsc.edu/ucsc/careers. demic Success (CSAS) offers workshops to support your goals Chicana Latina at the University. All students Pipeline Project are invited to attend. See next The Chicana Latina Pipeline column for details. Disability Project offers peer counseling, related accommodations: For drop in hours every Monday and more information call 459-2089. Wednesday, 5-8p.m., Women's Center. Contact Adriana or Kaplan, GRE and LSAT run. Norma x2072 or gorda@cats or Location and time TBA. For mona24@cats. more information call EOP x2296. Student Summer Jobs Available For 1997 Senior Thesis Support Group The Conference and Summer The Chicano Latino Student Life Housing Office will hire approxi- Resource Center hosts a support mately 35 students to work this group to encourage students to summer. Applications and job de- accomplish their research goals. scriptions are at The Conference For more info. contact Larry Trujillo. x5608 or larryt@cats. Chicano Latino Student Life Resource Center JiestA de (ASc1lmerieAs Items for sale include: Tortas, Virgin Margaritas, Frutas, Pan Dulce, T-shirts, Popusas, Aguas Frescas, and Puerto Rican Food This event is coordinated by Union de la Raza, Merrill and Crown College, Casa Latina, and Casa Crown Las Girlfriends, SALAD & Union para Nuestra America present rrTieSiJ(J;fi)lnnua[ ••••••••••••••••••••••••••• • •• : Noche De Artlstas : FRIDAY, MAY 16, 1997 PORTER COLLEGE DINING HALL 7-1 aPM Last day to be in the program is May 5th, for more informtion call Lisbeth 471-8797 or Maya 477-0918. For more info. about Union para Nuestra America:una@cats, SALAD:frieda@cats, or Las Gir1friends:lasgirlfriends@cats.
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