El Centro de Muchos Colores

El Centro Events

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9/12/2015 9:00 AM Spanish Tutor Training

Spanish language tutors who are working for El Centro must attend this training in order to tutor at our Cultural Resource Center. If you are interested in tutoring and have work-study federal aid, please contact Coordinator Shirena Trujillo Long at long_s@fortlewis.edu to request an application.

10/2/2015 12:00 PM Charla with Chicano Author

Join us at El Centro for a "Charla" or chit-chat with Levi Romero from 12-1:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 2. Lunch will be served. Levi Romero is a native of Embudo, New Mexico. He is the author of two collections of poetry and was awarded the honorary post of New Mexico Centennial Poet Laureate in 2012. His daughter, Mercedes Romero, is a Junior at FLC, studying biology.

10/7/2015 8:00 AM Breakfast Burrito Sale

First breakfast burrito sale of the year will benefit the student employees at El Centro de Muchos Colores. They want to purchase matching staff T-shirts with funds rasied at today's burrito sale. Pre-orders are accepted at elcentro_st1@fortlewis.edu. See flyer for details.

10/12/2015 10:00 AM Real Histories of the Americas

Please Save the Date for the 8th Annual Real History of the Americas Day held Monday, Oct. 12 (Columbus Day) all day in the Student Union Ballroom.

The featured group will be Las Cafeteras, a funk, Latino band from East L.A. known for their energetic multi-lingual performances that combine afro-Mexican, hip-hop, folk and Native American styles to create a new American sound. Their midday workshop is called: “Racism: Ain’t Nobody got Time for that,” and their evening show will be held at 7:30 p.m. in the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College.

Local talent needed: Call for Dance performers! Submit a 5-10 minute video clip to elcentro_st1@fortlewis.edu as soon as possible. See details on flyer: click here.


10/21/2015 Club del Centro Burrito Sale

Club del Centro will be having a burrito sale on Wednesday, October 21st! 

10/30/2015 Dia De Los Muertos Luncheon

Join us on Friday, October 30th for a Dia De Los Muertos luncheon hosted by El Club del Centro. Everyone is welcomed! More details coming soon.

11/5/2015 11:00 AM Common Ground Diversity Training

Common Ground Diversity Education program offers and annual training for students, faculty and staff to become facilitator of diversity activities for the campus and community. The three-day training begins Thursday, Nov. 5 at 11 a.m. with 3-day attendance mandatory for certification. Friday is 11 a.m.-5 p.m, and Saturday is from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information and to apply to the program, contact stoffer_n@fortlewis.edu.

11/14/2015 Hispano Identity Youth Conference

Held all day Saturday, Nov. 14th in Ignacio, El Centro de Muchos Colores invites you to be part of the first youth conference in our area for Hispano students and their families. The conference is a collaborative effort with Ignacio School District, Ignacio Public Library, the Boys & Girls Club among other partners. Details to come, but save the date now.

3/31/2016 11:00 AM Cesar Chavez Day Celebration

Cesar Chavez Day is celebrated annually from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at El Centro with a commeorative altar and the screening of the Teaching Tolerance film: "Viva la Causa." A homemade meal prepared by student staff will be served. For more information, contact El Centro (970) 247-7654.