Spotlights

Self Care & Love

On Thursday February 19, The Latino Cultural Center held their first Noche de Poetas of the Spring 2017 semester. Our featured poet was Keren Diaz de Leon, a Queer Xicana poet from Chicago’s…

Reimagining Masculinities Kickoff Spring 2017

Once again, The Reimagining Masculinity Initiative hit the ground running with its Bow Tie Making Workshop on January 24th, 2017 at the LCC. During the program, the audience was invited to tie a bowtie which…

J18 Mobilization with Art for Social Transformation

On Wednesday, January 18th, the Latino Cultural Center hosted a workshop that allowed members of UIC campus and the community  to come in and create posters with the purpose of protesting for social…

Bresha Meadows Teach-In

On January 19, 2017, the UIC Women’s Leadership and Resource Center and Campus Advocacy Networkhosted an event at the Latino Cultural Center about the case if Bresha Meadows. The 15-year-old Ohio native has been held for…

LCC Open House, Spring 2017

The Latino Cultural Center welcomes you back to UIC! We kicked off Syllabus Week by hosting our Open House on Wednesday, January 11th, 2017. Students, staff, and faculty visited the center, browsed through…

Mni Wiconi, Water is Life!

On November 8th 2016, Water Protectors and allies gathered in at the LCC to share their first-hand accounts at Standing Rock. In the discussion, Professor Ehrman provided examples of how historically, communities of color…

Save Sex Dialogue

A group of UIC students partnered with the LCC recently to bring art and dialogue to the topic of reproductive justice. Since the recent election, these Museum and Exhibition Studies (AH 302) students…

We Want Your Sex Trash! [No Biohazards]

Drop off your sex trash at the LCC! This includes old birth control packets, STI medication packaging, Plan B packaging, empty condom wrappers, etc. With the recent election, the status of Planned Parenthood (PP) is at greater…

Solidarity, Love, and Resistance

After the results of Presidential election, many students were left distraught about the results, and therefore began to organize within the university to empower students that have felt marginalized by Trump’s rhetoric. Students, faculty…

Reaffirming Safe and Brave Spaces at UIC

November 15, 2016 The Centers for Cultural Understanding and Social Change at the University of Illinois-Chicago are committed to social change grounded in the principles of inclusion, access, and equity. The Centers vehemently…