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Partners and Supporters, 2017/2018

Staff at the Latino Cultural Center (LCC) are able to do such a broad range of work through the collaboration and support of UIC units & departments, community & citywide organizations, and through national & local memberships.

A Special thanks to the LCC partners, supporters, and ambassadors

UIC Campus Units: African-American Cultural Center (AACC); Arab American Cultural Center (ARABAMCC); Asian American Resource and Cultural Center (AARCC); Campus Advocacy Network (CAN); Center for Public Safety and Justice (CPSJ); CHANCE Program; Chancellor’s Committee on the Status of Latinos (CCSL); College of Education; Dialogue Initiative; Freshwater Lab; Department of Anthropology; Department of Art History; Department of English; Department of Hispanic and Italian Studies; Department of Hispanic Literary and Cultural Studies; Department of History; Gender and Sexuality Center (GSC); Gender and Women’s Studies Program (GWS); Great Cities Institute (GCI); Institute for Policy and Civic Engagement (IPCE); Jane Addams Hull-House Museum (JAHHM); Latin American and Latino Studies Program (LALS); Museum and Exhibition Studies Department (MUSE); Native American Support Program (NASP); Office of the Chancellor; Office of Diversity; Office of Public and Government Affairs; Office of the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs; Office of Sustainability; Orientation Program; President’s Award Program – Honors (PAP-H); Social Justice Initiative (SJI); Student Leadership Development and Volunteer Services (SLDVS); Wellness Center; and Women’s Leadership and Resource Center (WLRC).

UIC Student Organization Co-Sponsors: Anthropology Club; Black Student Union (BSU); Fearless Undocumented Alliance (FUA); Heritage Garden Student Group; Lambda Sigma Upsilon; Lambda Theta Phi; Latino Greek Council (LGC); Latino Planning Organization for Development, Education, and Regeneration (LPODER); Mexican Students de Aztlán (MeSA); Native American Student Organization (NASO); Political Science Student Union (PSSU); Society of Black Urban Planners (SBUP); Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP); Students for the Advancement of Freedom, Equality and Human Rights (SAFEHR); and Union for Puerto Rican Students (UPRS).

Community, City-Wide, and Global Engagement: Arise Chicago; Asian Americans Advancing Justice Chicago; Benito Juarez Community Academy; Boys and Girls Club of Chicago (BGCC); Cobra Verde; Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV); Chicago Cultural Alliance (CCA); Cook County Board of Commissioners; Cristo Rey Jesuit High School; Farmington Central High School; The Field Museum; Goshen College; Howard Brown Health; International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago (ILCC); International Coalition of Sites of Conscience; Invisible to Invincible: Asian Pacific Pride of Chicago (i2i); Johnson School of Excellence; La Voz de Los de Abajo; Lit & Luz Festival; Mujeres Latinas en Acción; Nahua Lessons; National Museum of Mexican Art (NMMA); Planned Parenthood; Puerto Rican Cultural Center (PRCC); Spanish Public Radio (SPR); Stanford University’s Alternative Spring Break Program (ASB); United Faculty (UF); Universidad Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM); West Metro Education Program (WMEP); YMCA of Metro Chicago; and Yollocalli Arts Reach.

The Latino Cultural Center received grants from The Chicago Community Trust and the USDA Forest Service – International Programs. The Heritage Garden’s paid internships program was funded by the UIC Sustainability Fee.

National & Local Memberships