The LACC promotes awareness of the rich cultural and intellectual diversity within the Latino/Latina cultures through collaborative and independent programs and services that value identity development, community building and academic success.
SPRING 2018 Programs
Staff Meetings - Meetings will be once per month onThursdays. This will be a separate meeting for each Center held on Thursdays that follows the first general staff meeting at Wilder Hall each month.
Tuesdays 1:00-5:00 pm
Tuesdays - 6:00-8:00 pm
Bi-Weekly Trivia at the LACC
Every other Thursday
3/1, 3/29, 4/12, 4/26
Test and enrich your knowledge of Latin American countries. Trivia questions will focus on the history, customs, traditions and geographical location of a specific Latin American country. On the final day of the event (4/26), all questions are thrown together and randomly picked as final questions. One group of participants will be crowned Bi-Weekly Trivia Champion at the LACC.
Bi-weekly raffles will be drawn and prizes will be awarded to participants. Trivia questions and answers will be posted on the LACC Facebook after each event to allow participants to collect trivia questions/answers and prepare for the final night.
Cultural Appreciation Series: Cinco de Mayo
Wednesday, April 4, 5:30-6:30 pm
This series seeks to encourage participants to identify respectful ways to appreciate culture, explore history and bust existing myths associated with events as in the case of Cinco de Mayo. Invited guest, Prof. Luis Marentes, will share his perspective on this event.
This is a chance to participate in the traditional way of engaging with culture that maybe different from one's own.
Everyone’s welcome. Refreshments provided!
Note: The center is closed during the summer and winter intersessions. If you need to reach someone during this time, call the main number, (413) 545-2517.