El Centro Presentation

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Find out about El Centro Chicano's services and support to the latino/Chicano community at Stanford.

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El Centro Presentation

  1. 1. 2009 Professional Development Symposium “30 Years of A Legacy of Latino/Chicano Success”
  2. 2. Mission <ul><li>“ El Centro Chicano serves to catalyze Chicanos and Latinos at Stanford University into a proactive community that creates an environment which celebrates and promotes history, contributions, intellectual heritage, education, growth, and empowerment of all Chicanos and Latinos here and beyond.” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mission Statement of El Centro Chicano, adopted in 1991 </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Goals <ul><li>Support the recruitment, retention, and academic pursuits of students </li></ul><ul><li>Facilitate the development of a strong, proactive Latino community, which includes students, faculty, staff, and alumni </li></ul><ul><li>Increase campus-wide understanding and awareness of Latino culture, history, traditions, and contemporary issues </li></ul><ul><li>Connect students to the legacy of Latino alumni </li></ul><ul><li>Create opportunities for leadership and cross-cultural interaction and understanding </li></ul>
  4. 4. Programs and Services <ul><li>Cultural and Educational </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Día De Los Muertos </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>La Gran Posada </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>César Chávez Commemoration </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Academic </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Professional Development Symposium </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Annual Ernesto Galarza Lecture and Awards Banquet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Weekly Study Nights, Writing Tutor, CDC hours </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Graduate Scholars in Residence </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Programs and Services (continued) <ul><li>Social </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sibling Program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Community Outreach to Undergrad and Grad </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Community B.B.Q’s, mixers, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>25 Volunteer Student Organizations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Community Service </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student/Social Service </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Performance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pre-Professional </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Graduate/Professional </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Contact Information <ul><li>Staff </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dr. Frances Morales, Associate Dean and Director fmorales@stanford.edu </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Marisa Herrera, Associate Director, mherrera@stanford.edu </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>El Centro Chicano </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>514 Lasuen Mall (Old Union Nitery) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stanford, CA 94305-3044 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(650) 723-2089 | fax (650) 725-6487 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://elcentro.stanford.edu </li></ul></ul>

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