Latino/a Community Outreach
The Latino/a Community Outreach Center is an outgrowth of Pacific. The center is a commitment to international education and cross cultural awareness. For the past 4 years, the Latino/a Outreach Program has continueously extended their outreach and contacts not only to the students. The office assists in recruiting undergraduate students, builiding mutally beneficial partnerships with community organizations, connecting students to internal and external resources, advising Latino-focused student groups, and in planning and developing rich and relevant programming around Latino themes and issues.
Buscamos modos en que la universidad puede asociarse para el mejoramiento de nuestras comunidades y promover cooperación entre la gente de las Américas por medio de iniciativas colectivas. Por los últimos cuatro años, el Programa de Promoción de la Comunidad Latina ha continuado extendiendo su ayuda y contactos no solo a los estudiantes. También nos empeñamos en diálogos significativos con comunidades hispanas/latinas regionales para desarrollar iniciativas concretas y programas para mejor servir a los estudiantes hispanos/latinos y sus comunidades.
Latino/a Community Outreach (Raymond Lodge)
This program represents the University during college nights, career fairs, school visits, and other informational programs. The office is the bridge and the hub for the local community and Latino/a-based community organizations. Raymond lodge is a home away from home for Latino/a, Chicano/a, Hispanic students and on-campus student clubs.
Raymond Lodge is located on the South-west side of campus near A.G. Spanos Center, for more information call us at 209-946-7705.
Programa de Promoción de la Comunidad Latina
Este programa representa a La Universidad del Pacifico en diferentes eventos como noches de colegio, talleres de trabajo y visitas de escuelas entre otros programas informativos. La oficina es el puente y el centro de actividad para la comunidad local y organizaciones comunitarias basadas en ayudar a los latinos.
Raymond Lodge esta cerca de las calles Pershing y Alpine. Para mas informacion comuniquese al numero 209-946-7705
Thursday, September 25th - "LA BESTIA" at Janet Leigh Theatre at 8:00 p.m. (Free/Gratis) This new documentary "La Bestia" examines the plight of Central American migrants during their dangerous journey across Mexico to the United States. Introduction and discussion after the film with Pacific Dr. Traci Roberts-Camps.
Saturday, September 27th - KICK-OFF MEN'S SOCCER GAME at Knoles Lawn at 7:00 p.m. (Free/Gratis) Celebrate the first home game during the academic school year in over 29 years. Men's Soccer Team tailgate party at the Knoles Field parking lot at 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, October 1- Educational Forum "Children on the Border" at 7:00 p.m. at Grace Covell Hall. Featured Guest Speaker Professor from McGeorge School of Law Raquel Aldana. Nearly 63,000 children have been caught crossing the U.S. Border alone since last October--double last year's number. Since Janurary 1, more than 30,000 unacompanied minors have been placed with sponsors, in states such as California, Texas, Florida, New York, ahwere immigrants traditionally settle. More than three-quarters of the children are from poor and violent towns in three countries: El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras.
For more information go to: Latino Heritage Month (http://go.Pacific.edu/LatinoHeritageMonth).
12th Annual Student Financial Aid and College Awareness Workshop
The Student Finacial Aid & College Awareness Workshop sponsored by the San Joaquin County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce will be on Sunday, January 25, 2015. All students and families are welcomed, grades 6-12. Multiple languages available to assist Seniors with filling out the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). For more information call Latino Community Outreach Office (209) 946-7705. Registration begins after January 1, 2015. Doors open at 8:00am and program begins at 9:00am.