Category Archives: MultiCulturalStudies

Tarde de Familia Spring 2014!

On May 2nd, I had the pleasure of attending the Tarde de Familia event. To be fair, I am very biased in that I was also on the planning group for the event (we refer to ourselves as Tarde de … Continue reading

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Honoring Civil Rights

The Multicultural Studies (MCS) Department hosted a Civil Rights festival this week in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights act.  John Valdez and his Chicano Studies students assembled a great crowd to celebrate civil rights and to … Continue reading

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“Dr. Loco” reaches out to the Community

While it is hard to keep up on the community events that Dr Rudy Jacobo is involved in, I had the privilege of reading his mail.  That’s right, you heard me, I am reading it as we speak.  Well, OK … Continue reading

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Update; Professor Lesperance’s Documentary Film!

Hi folks–  many of you saw our very 1st blog post about Henry Lesperance Alvarez documentary film (Please see prior post here).  We now have an exciting update!  Last month Professor Lesperance’s film crew was awarded another grant from the … Continue reading

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Tardes de Familia: Stories of Success!

This past Friday night I was fortunate to attend Tardes de Familia: Stories of Success, an event sponsored by the Multicultural Studies (MCS) Department at Palomar College.  The event was packed with students and their families (114 headcount at one … Continue reading

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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with Important Discourse

Dr Rodolfo Jacobo was invited to speak to members of  the Department of Defense on Wednesday, October the 9th on ” Cultural Hybridism and  the Creation of the 3rd Space”.  The lecture will focus on the experience of of the … Continue reading

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John Valdez from Multicultural studies, working with the community

Recently, professor Valdez was commissioned to service on Escondido’s historic Independent Commission of redistricting for the city of Escondido.  This process will provide fair and effective representation for all citizens of Escondido.   This is important work, they are lucky to … Continue reading

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