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9/18/2014 11:00 AM Common Ground Diversity Training Join our dynamic team of diversity workshop facilitators for our annual three-day training. Details here.
9/22/2014 12:00 PM Danny Chacon- author on campus Daniel Chacón is author of Hotel Juárez: Stories, Rooms, and Loops (2013). His collection of short stories, Unending Rooms, won the 2008 Hudson Prize. He also has a novel, And the shadows took him, and another collection of stories called Chicano Chicanery. Chacón is recipient of The Hudson Prize, a Chris Isherwood Foundation Grant, The American Book Award, and the Peter and Jean de Main Emerging Writers Award, among others.

Will be in El Centro from 12PM to 1PM for Charla, Q&A, and lunch.

Will also be doing a reading later in the day from 5:30PM to 6:30PM in Noble 130

Come Check Him Out!

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9/24/2014 5:00 PM Cooking Matters Class Happens every wendsday from September 24 to November 5 staring at 5:00PM and ending at 7:00PM in the El Centro. Ask at the El Centro for more information.

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9/26/2014 8:00 AM First Burrito Sale of the Month In the Student Union

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10/1/2014 5:00 PM PBS Film Screening & Dialogue "Latino America" Click here for more information
10/8/2014 12:00 PM Identity and Me: A Common Ground Lunch Wendsday October 8th Noon to 1:30 PM. Location TBA
10/13/2014 10:00 AM Real History of the Americas on Columbus Day A collaborative group of Fort Lewis College cultural centers, students and staff proudly presents the 7th annual “Real History of the Americas” program on Columbus Day 2014. This unique program runs from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday, October 13th, at the Student Union Ballroom at Fort Lewis College. A culminating evening show will featuring our amazing guest performers at 6 p.m. The public is welcome anytime.

The Real History of the Americas takes a positive, but different look at the history of North and South America from the viewpoints of Hispanic, African-American, Asian, and Native peoples, among others. On display will be, poetry, film, dance and live music! In 2012, Amy Goodman from Democracy Now! was here for a live interview before the event, for more on that, see: http://www.democracynow.org/shows/2012/10/8.

Guest performers for this year include Sister Outsider Poetry and “SupaMan” – both incredibly talented acts with unique contributions toward a socially just society. Sister Outsider Poetry is an award-winning, nationally recognized spoken word duo comprised of Dominique Christina and Denice Frohman. They are poets, educators, activists, writers and performance artists, www.sisteroutsiderpoetry.com or http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TWL_aR1kFYc.

“SupaMan” is Christian Parrish, a champion powwow fancy dancer who identifies as Apsáalooke American Indian from the Crow Nation Reservation near Billings, Montana. In March, MTV named him Artist of the Week for his unique rap music featuring a traditional Native American drum loop. See his work at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_0jq7jIa34Y or http://www.policymic.com/articles/86145/this-american-indian-rapper-just-became-mtv-s-artist-of-the-week.

We invite you to save this date for next year and to think about how you might incorporate this within your classes and your club activities for Fall semester 2014. FLC students Danielle Lucero and Mariah Gachupin will co-coordinate the event this year, so if you have ideas and/or know of something you would like to contribute, please contact them at their FLC student e-mail accounts anytime over the summer.

10/17/2014 6:00 PM Homecoming Bonfire & 'Burning down the walls at FLC' Info and Location TBA
10/18/2014 4:00 PM Field Trip to San Juan College: Live Music Theater Show "Tres Vidas" Leave by 4:00 PM

Register by email to long_s@forlewis.edu

10/31/2014 1:30 PM Dia de Los Muertos Event Come join El Centro to celebrate a cherished holiday in hispanic culture with many fun events!

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11/5/2014 12:00 PM Celebrating Maria Cristina with Common Ground & a Film Film will be "Vocabulary of Change: A Talk with Angela Davis & Tim Wise"
12/8/2014 1:30 PM Las Posadas Holiday Celebration Come enjoy out winter holiday celebration held in the El Centro stop by for more information. Time and date TBA
2/13/2015 Latino College Day More informataion TBA
4/3/2015 12:00 PM Cascarrones Workshop for Easter Details TBA