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CONTACT US

Latino Community Outreach
209-946-7655
Raymond Lodge
Dr. Inés Ruiz-Huston
Latino Community Outreach Coordinator
iruiz@pacific.edu

Latino/a Community Outreach

Welcome to the LCO at Pacific!  

The Latino Community Outreach Office (LCO) 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. 

El programa de Promocion de la Comunidad Latina 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.

Upcoming Events: Latinx Heritage Month 2016

Sept. 15 - Latinx Heritage Month Kick-Off Luncheon @ President's Room, 12 - 1 pm - Enjoy some enchildas and chips with salsa with us and get to learn about what we have planned out for Latinx Heritage Month. Also celebrate the independence of Costa Rica, Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Nicaragua.

Sept. 16 - Mexico's Independence Day @ Raymond Lodge, 12 - 4 pm - Come by and enjoy some complimentary nachos for Mexico's Indepdence. 

Sept. 22 - Women's Soccer Game @ Knoles Lawn, 5 pm

Sept. 24 - Nuestro Antepasados @ Faye Spanos Concert Hall (admission fee) , 4 - 6 pm - Watch Los Danzantes de Pacific, Ballet Folklorico de Frank Zapata, Cesar Chavez Mariachi and Floreador de Soga perform traditional Meixcan dances and songs. Admission: Adults - $10; Non-UOP students w/ ID -$5; UOP students and 12 & younger - FREE.

Sept. 28 - Field Trip to Chicano Research Center, 5:30 pm - Learn about the home to the stories of Mexican-American Chicano Life. Please RSVP for a ride or you can meet us there: 2182 E Main St in Stockton, CA.

Sept. 29 - IS DONALD TRUMP RIGHT? @ WPC 140, 7 - 8 pm -Professionals will be discussing about his proposals to this country. Everyone is welcome to share their their opinion in this matter.  

Oct. 3 & 4 - #THESEHANDSDONTHURT @ UC Lawn 11-1PM - Stop by and paint your hands unto the banner to show your support for Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  

Oct. 4 - Dead Leaves: Reading and Coversation @ DUC 211 A&B, 12 -1 pm -  Barabara Jacobs, Mexican American  will have a reading and conversation about her book The Dead Leaves. She is a Mexican writer, poet, essayist and translator. She has received many literary awards, among them the prestigious Xavier Villaurrutia.

Domestic Violence Awareness Speaker: Suzanne Schultz @ UC Ballroom, 6 - 8:30 pm - MGC is hosting a talk to raise awareness of domestic violence. Speaker Suzanne Schultz will be giving a speech about domestic violence and showing a video about the signs of domestic violence. WARNING: The video will be graphic and may trigger some students. Counselors and trained staff will be available. 

Oct. 9 - Men's Soccer Game Knoles Lawn, @ 3 pm

Oct. 11 - Test Taking & Management Text Anxiety Workshop @ DUC 211, 6-7pm - DO YOU NEED ASSISTANCE WITH TEST TAKING & MANAGING TEXT ANXIETY? Come to this workshop to get some great advice on how to improve your text taking skills. 

Oct. 14,15 & 16 - HOMECOMING

Oct. 15 - Noches de Musica Con Los Tres Musicos @ Alumni House, 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Oct. 16 - Women's Soccer Game @ Knole's Lawn @ 1 pm

Oct. 20 - Mi Familia Vota: Voter Registration Forum @ Classroom 170, 5 pm - 8 pm. - Learn about the reasons why you should be registrated to vote, especially with this years current election. We will help students and family members register to vote and inform them what to do during election day this coming up November.  Sponsored by LULAC Pacific Chapter, Univision and Mi Familia Vota.

14th 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 29, 2017.  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, 2016. Doors open at 8:00am and program begins at 9:00am.

Hispanic Chamber of Commerce El Concilio HACU LULAC Migrant Education NCLR

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