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NCC-La Semana Latina Day 1

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Mar 20, 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
NCC Campus N12 and many locations around campus (Multipurpose Center)
250 Sierra College Dr., Grass Valley, CA 95945
Dr. Reyes Ortega, reyesortega@sierracollege.edu

A concentrated look at Latino/a History, Culture and Significance

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La Semana Latina: Latino History, Culture and Significance.

Event held at Sierra College

The Student Success Scorecard hints at the richness of diversity that uniquely defines Sierra College. As a college campus of higher learning, our obligation is to enhance knowledge by providing innovative and real-life programs of study for students and surrounding communities.

One distinct example is La Semana Latina: A concentrated look at Latino History, Culture and Significance.

During the month of March, Sierra College schedules an annual series of student programs and activities to help in our understanding of the beauty, complexity and diversity of the Latino community. Cited by the U.S. Census Bureau as the largest ethnic minority group in the nation, it is easy to see how the value of our understanding becomes essential and meaningful.

Please accept our invitation to visit and learn about the American experience of being Latino.

 One-Time Events 

  • Latinx Film Series presents: Waste Land; Tuesday March 20th at 6:00pm [MPC]
  • Poetry Reading and Presentation with Rosie Ochoa; Wednesday March 21st at 4:30pm [MPC]
  • Bell Hill Academy and “Ecos y Rincones de Nuestra Tierra” present Latino dance from around the world; Thursday March 22nd at 5:30pm [MPC]

 On-Going Events 

  • Latinx Book Display; complimentary Hot Chocolate and Mexican Wedding Cookies at Rocklin LRC]
  • Rotating Short Films, Videos, and Music [N1-205]
  • Interactive Displays and Maps  [Various Locations]

Sponsored by: Associated Students at Sierra College, Equal Employment Opportunity Committee, Puente Club. Supported by: Cesar Chavez Foundation, New Legacy Committee, Sierra College Foundation, Academic Senate, Puente Program, Dream Club, Latino Leadership Council, Art Department, Drama Department, Marketing and Public Relations Department, English Department, Journalism Department, Learning Resource Center, Spectrum Committee, Gender Equity Committee, Veterans Resource Center

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