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[CLAC_Events] CLAC Events! Week of February 8-17

Carlos Fernandez cafernan at echo.rutgers.edu
Thu Feb 8 14:52:22 EST 2018


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CENTER FOR LATINO ARTS AND CULTURE

172 College Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

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CLAC EVENTS!  This weekly news blast promotes community-wide events targeting students, faculty, staff, and alumni at Rutgers University. Unless noted, all events are free and open to the public.


DROP-IN: Let's Talk
Tuesdays, 2-4 PM
CLAC @ 172 College Avenue, CAC
Let's Talk offers free and confidential, drop-in consultations with a professional counselor from Rutgers Counseling, ADAP and Psychiatric Services (CAPS). Not your traditional counseling session, consultations typically last 15 to 20 minutes and offer students the opportunity to explore immediate problem solving, along with other available support and resources.
Presented by CLAC and Rutgers Counseling, ADAP and Psychiatric Services (CAPS).



WORKSHOP: Café con Leche Career Conversation with Dress for Success

Friday, February 9, 1-3 PM

CLAC @ 172 College Avenue (CAC)

In the process of clarifying your career path? Interested in preparing for internships and job opportunities? Join us for Café con Leche, our career-focused conversations with alumni professionals. Presented in partnership with Dress for Success of Morris County, this week's workshop focuses on dress considerations in preparation for your next interview, internship or job.

For more information or to register, visit clac.info at rutgers.edu<mailto:clac.info at rutgers.edu>.



LAARU Spring Gathering

Saturday, February 17, 1-3 PM

Graduate Student Lounge (CAC)

Recipient of the 2017 Excellence in Collaboration Award, the Latino Alumni Association at Rutgers University (LAARU) Mentoring Program engages alumni to work together with undergraduate students in developing successful internships and professional careers.
To register, contact Saskia Cipriani at rulatinoalumni at gmail.com<mailto:rulatinoalumni at gmail.com>.

AND COMING UP ...


FILM: Palante, Siempre Palante

Monday, February 19, 9-10 PM

CLAC @ 172 College Avenue (CAC)

Premiered in 1996 through the award winning PBS POV (Point of View) series, Palante, Siempre Palante is a film by Iris Morales that explores how in Chicago and New York City, the Young Lords Party emerged to demand decent living conditions and raised a militant voice for the empowerment of Puerto Ricans and other Latino/as in the United States, and for self-determination of Puerto Rico.

Co-hosted by the Rutgers Union Estudiantil Puertorriqueña. For more information, contact CLAC at clac.info at rutgers.edu<mailto:clac.info at rutgers.edu>.



PANEL: Black Panthers & Young Lords: A Conversation about Past Alliances & Contemporary Struggles

Tuesday, February 20, 7-9 PM

Paul Robeson Cultural Center

600 Bartholomew Road, Piscataway, NJ

Featuring Young Lords Party members Juan Gonzalez (Rutgers University) and filmmaker Iris Morales, and Philadelphia Black Panther Chapter members Sultan Ahmad, Paula Peebles and Clarence Paterson, this panel explores social justice activism and past alliances between the Black Panthers, Young Lords and other political organizations during the 1960s and early 1970s, and addresses the current challenges in America today.
Presented in partnership with the Paul Robeson Cultural Center as part of Black History Month.


WORKSHOP: Solo en Español Spanish Conversation Program

Tuesdays, 8:00-9:00 PM

College Avenue Student Center, Spirit Room 109, CAC

*February 20 and 27

*March 6, 20, 27

*April 3, 10, 17

Looking for opportunities to use Spanish outside the classroom? Practice your Spanish with us! Activities will include dance workshops, games, and poetry night as well as other theme-based activities. ¿Estas listo?

For more information, email clac.info at rutgers.edu<mailto:clac.info at rutgers.edu>.

CLAC 25th ANNIVERSARY GALA FUNDRAISER

Saturday, March 31, 6:30 PM-12 AM

College Avenue Student Center, MPR

This year CLAC is celebrating 25 years of service to Rutgers University with its Vuelve a Casa! Gala Fundraiser. The gala launches our 2018 fundraising effort to build an endowed scholarship to support undergraduate students at Rutgers University. Featuring the globe-trotting, Grammy award winning salsero trombonist and Rutgers alumn Jimmy Bosch and his Other World Sextet, the program will recognize distinguished alumni, community leaders and faculty.

Tickets are available at www.getinvolved.tix.com.


ABOUT THE CLAC

The Center for Latino Arts and Culture's (CLAC) was established in 1992 to research, document, interpret and promote Latin@, Hispanic, Caribbean, and Latin American arts and culture. CLAC seeks to build a student-centered, learning community where students can better integrate experiential, academic and service learning about Latino arts and culture in order to become strong leaders and responsible global citizens. We advocate for the wellbeing of our students and work to create effective access to University services and resources. Through dynamic collaboration with other academic and student affairs units, the Center works to enhance Latino student recruitment, retention and successful graduation at Rutgers University. For more information about the Latino community at Rutgers University, more upcoming events and opportunities for involvement, please visit us at clac.rutgers.edu<https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.clac.rutgers.edu%2F&data=02%7C01%7Ccafernan%40echo.rutgers.edu%7C2b711e6b5da343f16f3808d501d09aab%7Cb92d2b234d35447093ff69aca6632ffe%7C1%7C0%7C636416917818812491&sdata=KR8wfjtD80JDlcs4MEPPceOTWmVaysNYHfO2foP4OLw%3D&reserved=0>.





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