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There is a saying in Spanish, con el corazón en mano (with the heart in hand), which implies that someone is coming to you or welcoming you with honest and peaceful intentions. The Rafael Cintrón Ortiz Latino Cultural Center at UIC does just that for Latinxs and anyone who wishes to expand their knowledge about the cultural heritage of Latinx communities and advocate for social and environmental justice.

LCC’s Summer Hours (May 13-August 23, 2024)

Monday through Thursday: LCC Office & Gallery open from 10am-3pm

Friday: Staff available virtually from 10am-3pm via


You can follow us on social media @UICLCC