MiraCosta College celebrates Latinx and Chicanx Heritage Month from September through October!
Virtual Library Display
The MiraCosta College Library has created captivating Online Displays featuring items from their collections of each of the History and Heritage Months. Make sure to check out the following online displays for books and ebooks, biographies of famous people, and online films and documentaries.
12:00PM - 1:30PM
OC 3445, Oceanside Campus
Professor Maria Figueroa will lead an interactive workshop about code-switching, or the practice of alternating between different linguistic codes.
LLN: Chola Workshop
3:30PM - 5:00PM
Little Theatre (OC 3601) Oceanside Campus
The panel discussion will focus on the linked skills of understanding barrio life, social issues, and identity in today’s society.
Zoot Suit Fashion Show
3:00PM - 6:00PM
Fountain and Pavilion Oceanside Campus
Come experience the Mexican-American Zoot Suit subculture from the post-WWII era to the 1990’s with music provided by DJ Moniloca and a lowrider car show!
Barrio Culture Celebration
12:00PM - 2:00PM
Fountain, Pavilion, and Central Lawn, Oceanside Campus
Celebrating the vibrant diversity in our culture through different business ventures; entrepreneurs will be present to showcase their products which celebrate our Latinx/Chicanx community.
Re-writing Latinx Narratives
1:00PM - 2:30PM
T306 Oceanside Campus
Professors Alicia Lopez, Karla Cordero, and Violeta Sanchez will host a workshop in partnership with the SJEC that facilitates a discussion and celebrates the multiplicity and intersectionality of the Latinx experience.
11:00AM - 1:00PM
Clubroom, Bldg. 3400 Oceanside Campus
Come learn about and make traditional altars with MEChA as we honor our ancestors.
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Student Services Coordinator
History and Heritage Months are a service of the Department of Student Equity. For general inquiries about all Student Equity programs and services, please contact us at email@example.com or call our main office at 760.757.2121 x6900.