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Written by LCC student educators and interns

students creating postcards

ARTivism: Valentines for Puerto Rico

On February 13th, 2020 the Latino Cultural Center supported the Union for Puerto Rican Students  in their fundraising efforts for Puerto Rico through the ARTivism: Valentines for Puerto Rico. Over 50 cards with messages…

students networking

LCC Affiliated Student Organization Open House

On January 30th, 2020 the Latino Cultural Center presented its LCC Affiliated Student Organization Open House in partnership with the Center for Student Involvement.. Students were able to connect with other UIC students…

activity participants

Count Me in! Census 2020

On January 29th, 2020 the Latino Cultural Center presented its first Zona Abierta of the semester, “Count Me in! Census 2020” in partnership with The Arab American Cultural Center, Campus Compact Illinois, CHANGE Illinois,…

archives and quesitos

LCC Spring Open House

On January 22nd, 2020 the Latino Cultural Center presented its Spring 2020 Open House. Students, staff, faculty, and community were able to connect with our wonderful staff, be informed of the LCC’s rich…

student in front of the LCC

Students protest Homeland Security presence on campus

On November 15th, 2019, the LCC hosted UIC’s Fearless Undocumented Alliance (FUA) for an art making session in preparation to protest against Homeland Security Investigation recruiting students during UIC’s government career fair. The LCC…


Thinking About Law School?

On November 5th 2019, the LCC hosted a panel discussion about law school, the law school experience, and professional options. The panelists were the director of the Center for International Law at the…

students and herbs

Third Annual Harvest Fest

On October 15th, 2019 the LCC hosted the Heritage Garden’s third annual Harvest Fest. This year’s Harvest Fest was themed “Nurture the Soil, Nurture the Soul”.  The festival offered cultural information intertwined within…

HG interns

Heritage Garden receives CEGA award

On Saturday, October 12th, 2019 the UIC Heritage Garden received an award from the Chicago Excellence in Gardening Awards (CEGA) team. The award ceremony was held in the Austin Town Hall building in…