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La Semana Latina Day 2

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Mar 28, 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Rocklin Campus Quad and many locations around campus (between the Campus Center and Winstead)
5100 Sierra College Blvd., Rocklin, CA 95677
Dr. Reyes Ortega,
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A Week of Latino/a History, Culture and Significance

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La Semana Latina: A Week of Latino History, Culture and Significance.

Event held at Sierra College

The Student Success Scorecard hints at the richness of diversity that uniquely defines Sierra College. As a college campus of higher learning, our obligation is to enhance knowledge by providing innovative and real-life programs of study for students and surrounding communities.

One distinct example is La Semana Latina: A Week of Latino History, Culture and Significance.

During the month of March, Sierra College Rocklin Campus schedules an annual series of student programs and activities to help in our understanding of the beauty, complexity and diversity of the Latino community. Cited by the U.S. Census Bureau as the largest ethnic minority group in the nation, it is easy to see how the value of our understanding becomes essential and meaningful.

Please accept our invitation to visit and learn about the American experience of being Latino.


  • History of Haiti and Afro-Latinx Peoples in Central and South America with Joel Uriodain [Cross Cultural Center]


  • Intersections of Underrepresentation with Emily Smeja (3:30pm-4:30pm) [Cross Cultural Center]


  • Latinx Film Series: Innocent Voices (2004) Host: Reyes Ortega [D-12]

On-Going Events 

  • Latinx Book Display [LRC];
  • Cara a Cara by Andres Alvarez [Ridley Gallery]

Sponsored by: Associated Students at Sierra College, Equal Employment Opportunity Committee, Puente Club. Supported by: Cesar Chavez Foundation, New Legacy Committee, Sierra College Foundation, Academic Senate, Puente Program, Dream Club, Latino Leadership Council, Art Department, Drama Department, Marketing and Public Relations Department, English Department, Journalism Department, Learning Resource Center, Spectrum Committee, Gender Equity Committee, Veterans Resource Center

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