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The UndocuAnthology

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The UndocuAnthology, titled Boundary Crossers, is a creative arts project for and by immigrants that aims to celebrate and uplift our voices through different mediums of storytelling as a call to our pasts, our presents, and our futures as boundary crossers. CALL FOR SUBMISSION We are looking for art of all mediums (fine art, photography, collage and more) and writing in any genre (fiction, non-fiction, poetry, novel excerpts, essays and more) from self-identified immigrants and folks from mixed-status families. We welcome submissions from all ages. For full submission guidelines, please visit:  https://goo.gl/forms/BGcrTF9pd 0FzyjN02

Centrals American for Empowerment (CAFE)

Centrals American for Empowerment (CAFE) Are you a Central American student having a hard time meeting other Central American students? Do you wish you had a space where you can share and celebrate your Central American roots? Central Americans for Empowerment at Berkeley or CAFE, is the first student organization to provide a much needed space in which Central American students can come together and build lasting relationships. To kick off, CAFE will be hosting a Meet and Greet event on  April 6th, 2017 . The organization is thrilled to meet students and alumni that identify as Central American. Join us for great food, music, and community! Please fill out  this form   to be updated on the finalized details for this upcoming event. If you have any questions, or want to get more involved with CAFE, please email  cafeatUCB@gmail.com . Faculty and staff are highly encouraged to reach out to us!

The QTPOC Lounge

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FOOD ASSISTANCE PROGRAM!

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Study Jams!

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MCC is Hiring!!!

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Are you passionate social justice, anti-oppression, and creating community with folks across difference? If yes, the Multicultural Community Center is beyond excited to encourage you to apply to our 2017-2018 student internship! Check out  mcc.berkley.edu  to find out more information.  We're super excited to add YOU to our amazing team of interns!! APPLY BY  TUESDAY APRIL 11th  @  5pm  by dropping of your application at the MCC’s front desk. MCC 2017-2018 Intern Applications We're also recruiting for amazing folks to join our professional MSD staff team.  Please check out the following job announcements and help spread the word!!!   Full-time Therapist MCC Assistant Director AASD Assistant Director

Black Graduation Registration is up!

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The Department of African American Studies apologies for the delay in getting registration for Black Graduation up and running.  We are transitioning websites and had some delays, so we have put the information up on our current site:  http://africam.berkeley.edu/co ntent/black-graduation-2017 B.A., BS, M.A., M.S., MBA, JD and Ph.D students across campus are welcome to register via wufoo (also linked to our site):  http://berkeleyblackgra d.wufoo.com/forms/black- graduation-registration/ Black Graduation is going to be on  Friday, May 19th at 7 pm  in Zellerbach and we  are EXCITED to announce our keynote speaker, author of  Queen Sugar,   Natalie Baszile.   Natalie is the author of  Queen Sugar , which is being adapted for television by writer/director Ava DuVernay of “Selma” fame, and co-produced by Oprah Winfrey for OWN, Oprah’s television network. Natalie has a M.A. in Afro-American Studies from UCLA, and is a graduate of Warren Wilson College’s MFA Program for

Volunteer Opportunity for Students

Leah Farkas is a lead researcher working on a project aimed at measuring volunteerism inside the California state-run prison system. The project is funded with federal grant money through CaliforniaVolunteers, Office of the Governor.They are looking for several student volunteers to help with data entry over the next month or so. The work will be completed at the CaliforniaVolunteers office located in downtown Sacramento across from the Capitol. They are asking for a 6 hour minimum commitment from each student volunteer to be completed in one or two sessions. There is also an opportunity for up to 40 hours of volunteering per student.  Please note that volunteers will need to fill out and sign some standard paperwork at the beginning of their first shift. Volunteer shifts open  April 1st  and will run through at least the end of April with additional possible opportunities in May depending on work load. Please contact Leah directly at  530-848-7020  to schedule their shifts. Of

Application for Shinnyo-En Peace Building Post Undergraduate Fellowship now open!

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In partnership with the Shinnyo-en Foundation, the PSC is pleased to announce that we are accepting applications for the second year of the Shinnyo-En Peace Building Post Undergraduate Fellowship.  The mission of the Shinnyo-en Foundation is to promote global peace through service by nurturing future generations. The Fellowship: Is open to students who have completed their undergraduate students within the last 3 years Is a 10 month appointment paying $30,000 and covering health insurance 4 days per week the fellow will be working with a local community partner and 1 day a week they will be working on assignments for the PSC.  The Fellowship is intended to support and nurture students who are dedicated to peace building through service. Here's a link to the Shinnyo-en Foundation's Infinite Paths to Peace model to better understand their perspective.  http://sef.org/ab out-sef/our-peace-initiative .  You can learn more about this fellowship here  http://publics

Summer Course in African American Studies

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INTERSECTIONALITY OF RACE, GENDER AND CLASS IN EDUCATION AAS 139/Course Number: 10783 Session D: TWTh 1:00-3:30PM Kenly Brown, GSI/AAS Lecturer In this class, we will use an intersectional framework to analyze how race, gender, and class define the public education system in the United States.  We will begin the course from the standpoint of Black women and men, who were enslaved and emancipated, thereby becoming one of the first to campaign for universal schooling in the United States.  Once schooling was taken over by white philanthropist and southern apologists, schools socialized and disciplined Black students according to ideological assumptions that they are unteachable and inferior.  We will then interrogate how class and gender inform racialized schooling experiences and its impact on Black students' pathways in school.  We will conclude with the emergence of the carceral state and punitive punishment in school (e.g. expulsion and suspension) and

Botanical Garden Job opening - Plant Science Educator

Spend this summer at the UC Botanical Garden, sharing the excitement of plant science and nature explorations with children JOB OPENING:  UC OUTDOOR SCIENCE CAMP  EDUCATOR Job Description : Under direction, plan, organize, and conduct a variety of educational walks and hands-on activities for children that will teach about and build upon their knowledge and love of plants and the environment. Plan and execute themed lessons for week-long day camps (M-F,  9am–2pm , plus Aftercare  2-4pm ), structuring activities such as basic botany, gardening, arts and crafts, stories, explorations in the garden, and nature studies for groups of twelve 5-7 yr olds and 8- 10 yr olds. With co-counselor, assume responsibility for the safety, comfort, and fun educational experience of the children at all times. Qualifications: Enjoy teaching young children and have experience planning and directing children's activities in a group setting. Knowledge of plants, botany, ecology, gardening, or similar

Undergraduate and Graduate Students, the Lavender Graduation!!

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17th Annual Lavender Graduation Celebration Undergraduate & Graduate Student Speaker Application Online Application:  https://goo.gl/fo rms/ byPrlngkBfh5Cyor1 Deadline  April 17 2017 11:50PM Dear UC Berkeley LGBTIQA students and student allies, Undergraduate  and  Graduate  Students, the Lavender Graduation Celebration Planning Committee invites you to apply to be a student speaker at this year’s  LGBTQ+ graduation celebration to be held on  Friday May 5, 2017 at 6:00pm  in the Alumni House at UC Berkeley.   Eligibility: UCB Undergraduate or Graduate Students who will be on the degree list for either spring, summer or fall 2017 or who graduated December 2016. Allies of the LGBTQ+ community are also welcome to appl y. Up to  3 speakers will be chosen with at least one speaker being a graduate student (masters, doctorate, professional degree).  The selection of students will be based on their service within the campus or off campus LGBTQ+ communities, and who have a cogent, engagin

Summer Design Innovation courses at Berkeley

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Learn design innovation and technical skills at UC Berkeley this summer! The Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation is offering two hands-on summer courses — open to anyone, whether or not you're a current Berkeley student. DES INV 22: Prototyping & Fabrication Tuesdays and Thursdays  1-5pm Summer Session A ( May 22 - June 30 ) Explore a range of prototyping and fabrication techniques — including laser-cutting, 3D modeling and 3D printing, soldering, basic circuits, microcontrollers (Arduino), sensors and actuators, and interface mockups — as you make original projects. This entry-level course has no prerequisites and requires no previous experience. DES INV 190E-001: Interactive Device Design Mondays  3:30-6pm , Wednesdays  3:30-5:30pm Summer Session B ( June 5 - August 11 ) This advanced course teaches concepts and skills required to design, prototype, and fabricate interactive devices. You’ll gain skills in key techniques, from 3D modeling and circuit board design to em

Oakland Public Works: Internship Position

Oakland Public Works Stude n t Tr a ine e , Part - T i m e O P E N S: M a r ch 1 st , 20 1 7      CL OSES: M a r ch 3 1 st , 2 0 1 7 Bu r eau of Design and C o n st r uc t ion Descripti o n : T his intern w i ll w o r k on upd a ting, c oll e ctin g , a nd cre a ting the di g i t a l v e r s ion of O a kl a nd’s inf r a s t r u c tu r e. T he job w i ll in c lude ta k ing f i e ld w o r k me a s u r em e nt s , d a ta c oll e ction, s c a nning, d e s ktop an a l y s i s , e diting, g e o - re f eren c ing, mode l i n g , mobil e /w e b d e v e lo p me n t, condu c t n ee ds a ss es s ment a nd c a r t ographic publi s hing. T yp i c a l duti e s may i n c l u d e, but are not limit e d to t he f ollo w ing: ·     Scan plan s ets and l i nk to s pa t ially enabled clo u d l i b r a r y ·     T a ke m ea s u r e m en t s a n d collect da t a in t he fie l d ·     L ocate and u t ilize all av a ilable

summer GSI positions open!

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The GSI and UGSI application portal and job descriptions are up and ready to be accessed here:  http://ced.berkeley.edu/ about-ced/jobs-at-ced/gsi-read er-positions . There are positions available for grads and undergrads from every department.

Design internships at Kaiser Permanente

Digital Experience Center User Experience - Master's Internship ( Job Number:  570508) While working on the Health Class Directory project, an intern will apply analytic, usability, design, research, content organization and categorization skills towards helping develop the strategy for redesigning the look and feel of our Health Class directory. The project will involve collaborating with Product Management and Product Definition team members to understand the various categories, criteria, and attributes of our health class content and usability issues with the current state in order to provide recommendations for an improved user experience. Knowledge of user experience design and site research is preferred but not required.   Link:   https://kp.taleo.net/careersection/external/jobdetail.ftl?job=570508   Posted:  February 28, 2017 Communication Design Intern ( Job Number:  562997) Are you an Innovator? Do you have a passion for design?  Are you motivated to wor

Summer English Language Courses for Multilingual Students

The Summer English Language Studies program in the College Writing Programs offers English language courses in Summer Sessions D and E focusing on specific purposes (such as medicine, law, science, and engineering) cultural topics (such as media studies, film, and literature) skill areas (such as writing, listening and speaking, or grammar and editing) Courses are open to all international students and many are open to immigrant students looking to improve their academic literacy skills.  We even offer a few courses completely online, so students who may be traveling this summer can still take advantage. Courses are credit-bearing and count toward financial aid.

EP Grand Opening/Mixer for Students

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                                 Name:   Environmental Progress Gallery Opening                                  Date:   March 29, 2017                                  Time:   5:30 PM  -  7:00 PM PDT                                  Website:   http://www.environmen talprogress.org Event Description:   Join us for a private showcase as we learn the story of Environmental Progress through a gallery of worldwide images around the world.  Environmental Progress (EP) is a research and policy organization fighting for clean power and energy justice to achieve nature and prosperity for all. Cocktails, non-alcoholic beverages, and light snacks will be provided. Wednesday March 29, 2017 5:30 pm - 7 pm 2569 Telegraph Avenue Berkeley, CA 94704