Good morning MEChistAs! REMINDER: Today is our meeting during U-Hour, same building and room. Our focus will be planning for this year’s Día de los Muertos event, which we will be participating in. Hope you can join us!
Good morning everybody! MEChA de Cal Poly Pomona will be tabling at Dia de la Raza. Come through and ask questions about our chapter, or come say hi! Hope to see y’all there.
MEChistAs if you’re interested in helping us out during tabling, come through at 4:30pm for set up. ✊🏽
Hola Mechistas! Thank you to everyone that attended our first general body meeting last week! We hope to see more of you today (10/10) at our meeting during U-Hour at 5-125. We’ll be having an interactive meeting, focusing on Indigenous People’s Day! Can’t wait to se you all!!!
Join @upvmecha Tomorrow (10/7) at their event where they will be focusing on reclaiming our Indigenous roots.
Other focuses also include:
Current Chicanx/Latinx issues
Nahuatl word of the day
Dia de los Muertos
Pre contact/Post Contact
Concept of Aztlan
Columbus Day vs Indigenous Peoples’ day
Summarize Topics in group discussion
Papel Picado Workshop
If you want to gain more insight about these topics, definitely try to make it out. The details are on the picture.
Hello everyone!! Hope your first week of Fall Quarter 2017 went great. It’s now WEEK 2 and that means our first meeting of the term will be taking place. It’ll be happening tomorrow, October 3rd, during University Hour at 5-125. We are very excited for this academic year and we can’t wait to see you all!
Save the date‼️This Saturday (9/30) @upvmecha is hosting an event!
DESCRIPTION: “A Lecture and book signing by UC Santa Barbara’s ChicanX Studies Professor Ralph Armbruster-Sandoval. He will be speaking about his latest book called Starving for Justice, where he examines the hunger strikes and spectacular speeches that took place during the 1990s at UCLA, UCSB, and Stanford.
Ralph Armbruster-Sandoval is an associate professor in the Chicana and Chicano Studies Department at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB). He is the author of Globalization and Cross-Border Labor Solidarity in the Americas: The Anti-Sweatshop Movement and the Struggle for Social Justice. He has been actively involved in struggles for human rights, labor rights, and social justice on the national, state, and local level.
Copies of the book will be sold at our event for $25. He will then donate the money to our organization in order to help our efforts at creating a better world.”