Spotlights

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Solidarity Vigil for Muslim Communities

The Centers for Cultural Understanding and Social Change are deeply saddened by the terrorist attack on Muslims in New Zealand. The worshippers at the Al Noor Mosque and Linwood Islamic Center in Christchurch…

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Celebrating womxn as storytellers

As part of UIC’s Women’s History Month Celebration, on March 7th, 2019, the UIC Latino Cultural Center hosted an ARTivism: The Kitchen Table. The day was led by actor, storyteller, and producer of The…

Erika Guevara-Rosas

People on the Move

Zona Abierta: People on the Move was presented in collaboration with the Arab American Cultural Center. Erika Guevara-Rosas led the presentation and discussion while focusing on Immigration issues and International Human Rights violations.…

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Pipeline

In collaboration with Victory Gardens Theater, the Latino Cultural Center hosted Pipeline as part of the Zona Abierta series on February 19, 2019. As one of the plays at Victory Gardens Theater, Pipeline…

People writing letters to themselves

ARTivism: Valentines for Democracy

On February 14th, the Latino Cultural Center hosted their first Artivism public program Valentines for Democracy which was also part of the Black History Month celebration at UIC. This creative writing workshop was…

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A Bold Peace

As the first installment of the semester’s Civic Cinema series, the Latino Cultural center hosted a screened A Bold Peace on February 12, 2019. A Bold Peace highlighted the lack of military force…

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LCC Affiliated Student Organizations’ Open House

The Latino Cultural Center started the spring semester on an energizing note with our Affiliated Student Organizations’ Open House on Tuesday, February 5th. Students from greek life, volunteer groups, and other associated organization…

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LCC Open House

Students, staff, and community stopped by the Spring 2019 LCC’s Open House to learn about its rich history, mission, and public programming. Tables were placed throughout the gallery with informational stations including internship…

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Winter Clothing Drive

Winter Clothing Drive for El Rescate When: Now until – Friday, December 14th Donation drop-off sites: (GSC) 181 BSB & (LCC) Lecture Center B2 Tis’ the season to give back! The Gender and Sexuality…

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Crafting creative responses to hate speech

On November 13th, 2018 the LCC hosted Theatre of the Oppressed: crafting creative responses to hate speech as part of their ongoing Artivism public program series. Teresa Veramendi, co-founder of Theater of the…