Events

Latinx Heritage Celebration

Yo Soy Mis Raices


September and October:

Utah Latinx Writers, Student Writing & Reading Center.
Taylorsville Redwood Campus.

FUNDET Information Table 

Sep 15, 20, 21, 27, 29

Oct 4 - 6, 11 - 13

South City Campus 1-060 across from the Student Services Info Desk

 

THE FUNDET SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM is a private foundation committed to assist Hispanic adults in obtaining the technical skills to enter the workforce and become self-sufficient.

Financial assistance is available only at Salt Lake Community College School of Applied Technology. The scholarship program is managed and directed by the FUNDET Student Leadership Council, recipients must comply with FUNDET’s scholarship criteria.

All applicants are welcome!!


September


September 16

Dancing with SLCCSA

12 - 2 p.m.

Amphitheater
Taylorsville Redwood Campus

We will be teaching them some dances including Bachata and “el caballo dorado.”

Dancing with SLCCSA will take place near the amphitheater at the Taylorsville Redwood Campus


September 22

Introduction to the Aztec Language

1 - 2 p.m.

Student Event Center STC-130 
Taylorsville Redwood Campus


September 24

SLCC Virtual Tour in Spanish

12 p.m.

Virtual event
Join Zoom Meeting
https://slcc-edu.zoom.us/j/83972635075?pwd=dGVUcFlBS1VLUUYrTktMZTBnSkxYZz09
Meeting ID: 839 7263 5075
Passcode: 233449

October


October 7

Introduction to the Aztec Language - Family Event

6 - 7:30 p.m.

WVLC- 111
West Valley Center


October 8

Redefining Chicanidad

4 - 7 p.m.
West Valley Center

Redefining Chicanidad will be an open house event at the West Valley Center, where students, staff, faculty and community members are welcome to learn about and celebrate the massive expansion of the Chicanx community, culture and history. At the event, participants will be able to view a variety of lowriders and bikes, while receiving an introduction about Lowrider Studies by Xris Macias, director of the University of Utah Dream Center. Daysi Hernandez, an SLCC faculty member for the Business department, will focus on what it means to redefine Chicanidad and the movement for social equity and justice. Anthony Nocella, an SLCC faculty member for the Criminal Justice and Criminology department, will focus on the realities of the school-to-prison pipeline and the impact of the Utah Reintegration Project (URP) via a student panel. This is a family-friendly event, providing an opportunity for ALL to enjoy cultural food, music, workshops, literature, and overall, be connected to important resources in the community.

Join our Zoom sessions:

Session 1:
An Introduction to Lowrider Studies

5 p.m.
Join the webinar:
https://slcc-edu.zoom.us/j/88297988879?pwd=N2N0MXp5YWQ1V2NNOStKUUg2VzNadz09

Passcode: lowride

Or One tap mobile :
US: +13462487799,88297988879# or +16699009128,,88297988879#
Or Telephone:
Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
US: +1-346-248-7799 or +1-669-900-9128 or +1-253-215-8782 or +1-312-626-6799 or +1-646-558-8656 or +1-301-715-8592
Webinar ID: 882 9798 8879


Session 2:
Redefining Chicanidad

5:45 p.m.
Join the webinar:
https://slcc-edu.zoom.us/j/81701370416?pwd=UTNMR2VGSVlXUVA1RCszYlhvSS9rdz09

Passcode: 952446

Or One tap mobile :
US: +13462487799,,81701370416# or +16699009128,,81701370416#
Or Telephone:
Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
US: +1-346-248-7799 or +1-669-900-9128 or +1-253-215-8782 or +1-312-626-6799 or +1-646-558-8656 or +1-301-715-8592
Webinar ID: 817 0137 0416


Session 3:
The Realities of the School-to-Prison Pipeline

6: 25 p.m.
Join the webinar:
https://slcc-edu.zoom.us/j/88328521688?pwd=amI4MWdQaE5LTnA3Ukt5NWJlcU9NZz09

Passcode: 586403

Or One tap mobile :
US: +13462487799,,88328521688# or +16699009128,,88328521688#
Or Telephone:
Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
US: +1-346-248-7799 or +1-669-900-9128 or +1-253-215-8782 or +1-312-626-6799 or +1-646-558-8656 or +1-301-715-8592
Webinar ID: 883 2852 1688


October 13

SLCC Virtual Tour in Spanish

4 - 5 p.m.

Virtual event
Join Zoom Meeting
https://slcc-edu.zoom.us/j/84188398696?pwd=b3BRSDg2MnFoeldzaVZmWTkvNXhGZz09
Meeting ID: 841 8839 8696
Passcode: 333892

October 13

Celebrating Utah Latinx Writers Poetry Reading with Jaqueline Balderrama

12 p.m. to 1 p.m.

Student Writing & Reading Center (AAB 129) and Online
Taylorsvile Redwood Campus

Jacqueline Balderrama is the author of Now In Color (Perugia Press 2020) and the chapbook, Nectar and Small (Finishing Line Press 2019). She grew up in Southern California and earned a BA from UC Riverside and a MFA from Arizona State University. While at ASU, she was involved in the Letras Latinas literary initiative and the ASU Prison Education Program. She recently completed her PhD in English with a Specialization in Creative writing at the University of Utah.
Balderrama currently lives in Tempe, AZ where she is the Virginia G. Piper Fellow-in-Residence and a Clinical Assistant Professor at Arizona State University for the 2021-22 academic year. Her poems have received the 2013 Ina Coolbrith Memorial Poetry Prize, won a 2019 Intro Journal Award, and been published in BlackbirdPoet Lore and other journals. Balderrama serves as poetry editor for Iron City Magazine. Her recent work is invested in hybrid identities, monstrosity, and environmental concerns.

October 15

Remembering Our Culture: Latinx Dance Workshop (Dance Group)

12-1:30 p.m. 

Student Center, Oak Room
Taylorsville Redwood Campus

ROC: Remembering Our Culture is a multicultural dance group comprising of college students. The group was created to support students of color and promote education through the sharing of our cultural identities. This workshop is an opportunity to learn about different cultural dances from Latin America. Be prepared to dance as well as there will be opportunities to learn traditional steps and audience participation. You will learn, dance, and watch as you emerge in the beautiful cultures that Latin American has to offer.