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Written by LCC student educators and interns

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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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…

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Día(s) de los Muertos

The Dia de los Muertos week long celebration consisted of different public programs hosted by the UIC Rafael Cintrón Ortiz Latino Cultural Center. Student organizations co-sponsored the multiple programs and included the Union…

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ARTivism: From Graffiti to the Polls

On Thursday, October 18, 2018, the Latino Cultural Center partnered with Student Leadership and Civic Engagement to encourage people to vote in the Illinois Midterm Elections 2018. Gloria “Gloe” Talamantes and Delilah Salgado,…