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Meet Mira Martinez

Mira Martinez

Workshops/Facilities, Publicity/Media

2nd year Economics and Spanish Double Major

“If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.” -Dalai Lama

UCSB Volunteer for SOCC!

Volunteer Info Sessions

Sunday @ 5PM at the MCC

Monday @ 9PM at the MCC

Tuesday @ 9PM at the MCC

You only have to attend ONE of these sessions to sign up for volunteer shifts. We REALLY need your help to make the conference amazing!

Please let us know if you can volunteer by emailing us at socc.ucsb@gmail.com

THANK YOU! We couldn’t do it without you!

Follow SOCC on Twitter! @2010SOCC

Agenda

Hello Beautiful People!
Here is our amazing schedule

November 19th
7:30-8:30 pm Early Registration/Check-In
8:00-10:00pm Entertainment

November 20th
8:00-9:00 Registration/Breakfast
9:00-11:15 Opening Ceremony
11:30-1:00pm Workshop Session 1
1:00-2:15 Lunch
2:30-4:00 Workshop Session 2
4:15-5:45 Caucus Space
6:00-8:00 Dinner
8:00:1:00pm Festivals

November 21st
8:00-9:00 Breakfast
9:15-10:45 Workshop Session 3
11:00-12:30 Open Session
12:30-1:45 Campus Breakouts
2:00-2:45 Lunch
3:00-4:00pm Closing

Any Questions? Email us at socc.ucsb@gmail.com

Want to Perform at SOCC?!?

Interested in showing your talent (dancing, singing, spoken word, acting, etc…) at the 22nd Annual Student of Color Conference?

contact:
Megan Foronda
meganforonda@gmail.com

*performers from schools other than UCSB are encouraged participate!

La Maricolectiva

Catholics have the santisima trinidad (padre, hijo y espiritu santo) and us maricones have La Maricolectiva. La Yosi, La Neza y la Xuanis!!! La Maricolectiva started out of the necessity for queer latino gender non conforming immigrant voices across the southwest to be heard. This collective of jotas aims at giving priority to those voices that come from displacement, documenting the undocumented and creating a homeland using palabra, teatro, drag y joteria. Somos una mezcla de spoken word, slam poetry, cabaret and stand up, spanish, english y espanglish with a kick of jota slang. La Maricolectiva is formed by 3 activist, community based jotas, Yosimar Reyes, from the mountains of Guerrero based in San Jose California, Neza Leal from the arid lands of Durango based in San Francisco and Xuanito Espinoza Cuellar from la sierra fria de Aguascalientes now based in Las Vegas.

Interested in attending SOCC?

Please contact your elected Executive Vice President (EVP) officer for more information on attending SOCC 2010:

  • Claudia Magana-EVP
    Undergraduate
    UC, Santa Cruz
    mclaudia0125@gmail.com
  • Mary Watson-EVP
    Graduate
    UC, Santa Cruz
    mwatson@ucsc.edu
  • Andres Gonzalez-EVP
    Undergraduate
    UC, Irvine
    boardchair@ucsa.org
  • PayelChowdhury-EVP
    Graduate
    UC, Irvine
    vpexternal@ags.uci.edu
  • Ricardo Gomez-EVP
    Undergraduate
    UC, Berkeley
    Rgomez805@gmail.com
  • Alberto Ortega-EVP
    Graduate
    UC, Berkeley
    eavp@ga.berkeley.edu
  • Torch Sathienmars-EVP
    UC, Hastings
    sathienm@uchastings.edu
  • Cris Santos-EVP
    Undergraduate
    UC, Los Angeles
    usaevp@asucla.ucla.edu
  • Cheye-Ann Corona-EVP
    Graduate
    UC, Los Angeles
    cheyeanncorona@ucla.edu
  • Saema Adeeb-EVP
    Undergraduate
    UC, Merced
    ssadeeb@gmail.com
  • Kristynn Sullivan-EVP
    Graduate
    UC, Merced
    kristynn352@gmail.com
  • Albert Yum-EVP
    Undergraduate
    UC, Riverside
    albertyum@gmail.com
  • Adam Jackson-EVP
    Graduate
    UC, Riverside
    ucrgsaevp@yahoo.com
  • Akos Nemecz-EVP
    Graduate
    UC, San Diego
    gsaexternal@ucsd.edu
  • Danielle Williams-EVP
    Graduate
    UC, San Francisco
    danielle.williams@ucsf.edu
  • Jody Okafor-EVP
    Graduate
    UC, San Francisco
    jody.okafor@ucsf.edu
  • Ellie Sciaky-EVP
    Graduate
    UC, Santa Barbara
    gsavpexternal@sa.ucsb.edu

Meet Charity Agomuo

Charity Agomuo

Advisor

Advisor for the Student Government at UCSB. Soon to be married!

Climbing PoeTree

Climbing PoeTree is the combined force of two boundary-breaking soul-sisters who have sharpened their art as a tool for popular education, community organizing, and personal transformation. With roots in Haiti and Colombia, Alixa and Naima reside in Brooklyn and track footprints across the country and globe on a mission to overcome destruction with creativity. In five self-organized independent tours, Climbing PoeTree has rocked 500 mikes and counting from from Oakland to Atlanta, South Africa to Cuba with artists such as Erykah Badu, Amiri Baraka, Sonia Sanchez, Nikki Giovanni, Danny Glover, Jessica Care Moore, The Last Poets, and Dead Prez. They have led workshops in institutions from Cornell University to Riker’s Island. And they have painted murals on walls from the Bronx, to Cuba to Jamaica. Climbing PoeTree uses their art to expose injustice, heal from violence, and make a better future visible, immediate, and irresistible.

http://www.climbingpoetree.com/

CLIMBING POETREE PERFORMANCE

Heavy Impact

MTV’S AMERICA’S BEST DANCE CREW SEASON 5 FINALISTS

OUR MISSION:
TO PROVE TO THE WORLD THAT, NO MATTER WHAT YOUR SIZE, ETHNICITY OR GENDER MAY BE, IF YOU HAVE A PASSION   IN LIFE, FOLLOW IT. HARD WORK, DEDICATION, AND A LOVE FOR WHAT YOU DO CAN GET YOU AS FAR AS YOU’D LIKE TO GO. SO GET OUT THERE AND MAKE A…

HEAVY IMPACT!

http://web.me.com/geeby98/HeavyImpactCrew/Heavy_Heavy_Hompage!.html

HEAVY IMPACT ABDC PERFORMANCE

Hotel Information

When booking hotels don’t forget to mention that you’re part of the Student Of Color Conference !

Also, book your hotels by October 31st in order to receive the discounted price!

Best Western Encina Lodge & Suites
2220 Bath St., Santa Barbara, CA 93105
(800) 526-2282 Reservations
(805) 682-7277 Phone
(805) 563-9319 Fax
http://www.encinalodge.com

Best Western Pepper Tree Inn
3850 State St., Santa Barbara, CA 93105
(800) 338-0030 Reservations
(805) 687-5511 Phone
(805) 682-2410 Fax
http://www.bestwesternpeppertreeinn.com/

Ramada Inn
4770 Calle Real
Santa Barbara, CA 93110
Telephone: (805) 964-3511
Fax: (805) 964-0075
Toll Free: (866) 398-466
http://www.sbramada.com

Super 8 Santa Barbara/Goleta
6021 Hollister Avenue
Goleta, CA 93117
Phone (805) 967-5591
Fax (805) 964-2461

Best Western South Coast Inn
5620 Calle Real
Goleta, CA 93117
Phone (805) 967-3200
Fax (805) 683-4466
http://www.bestwesterncalifornia.com/hotels/best-western-south-coast-inn/

Nayra Pacheco

Nayra Pacheco is a 3rd year student at UC Santa Barbara, double majoring in History of Public Policy & Environmental Studies. Born in Oaxaca, Mexico she immigrated to the United States to be rejoined with her father at the age of 6. Ever since then she has been living as an undocumented student in this country, becoming witness to some of the most hateful and anti-immigrant times in our nation. While immigration reform continues to be put on hold because of political disagreement within our government, Nayra seeks to empower both documented and undocumented students to continue fighting for their rights and education by continuing to share her own experiences and struggles with a message of hope.

Meet Sandy Baños

Sandy Jennifer Baños

Co-Chair of SOCC

4th Year Feminist Studies/Art Studio Double Major

“Listening..is a fully engaged practice that involves not only taking in information via speech, written words, or signs, but also actively processing it-allowing that information to affect you, baffle you, haunt you, make you uncomfortable, and take you on unexpected detours, ‘away from abstract…bloodless, professionalized questions’ toward peoples, knowledges, and experiences that have been disavowed, overlooked, and forgotten.” -Marjorie L. DeVault, Glenda Gross

Email:sandyjbanos@gmail.com

Phone:(562) 665-1516

Meet David Preciado

David Preciado

Co-Chair of SOCC

4th Year Chican@ Studies/ Sociology with an LGBT Minor

“I have come to believe over and over again that what is most important to me must be spoken, made verbal and shared, even at the risk of having it bruised or misunderstood.”Audre Lorde

Email:davidpreciado89@gmail.com

Phone:(562) 413-8315

General Registration

*Note: UCSB students please register via hard copy handouts of the registration form at the S.C.O.R.E. office (at the second floor of A.S.) or print out Registration Application

Follow this link to register


Early Registration ends on November 5th.
$20 per student/UCSA member campuses
$25 per student/non-UCSA member campuses

Late registration from November 6th until November 19th
$25 per student/UCSA member campuses
$30 per student/Non-UCSA member campuses

Make checks payable to: ASSOCIATED STUDENTS

Mailing Address:
University of California
Student Of Color Conference
University Center Room 2537
Santa Barbara, California 93106-6081

We highly encourage paying with CHECKS but if you would like to pay via CREDIT CARD please contact:
Cindy Lopez
805-893-3374
cindyl@as.ucsb.edu

For any other questions or concerns please contact:
David Preciado
5624138315
socc.ucsb@gmail.com

Paul Elliot Monge-Rodriguez

Paul Monge-Rodriguez is a fourth year undergraduate studying Sociology and Global Studies. The son of immigrant parents from El Salvador and a first-generation college student, Paul has invested his love and energy in serving and empowering the communities that he comes from. Paul has organized campaigns to improve labor contracts for services workers, mobilized students to combat hate incidents and hate crimes, and fought to strengthen student autonomy and decision-making power within the university. Locally, Paul has helped put on college outreach programs for youth of color and worked at law firms providing free legal counseling to low-income families in Santa Barbara.  Additionally, he has served as a resident assistant, an Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) academic advisor, and a board member for the United States Student Association. Paul is currently serving as president of the Associated Students at UCSB. Through his position, he hopes to continue advocating for students rights and roles in the governance of the UC.

Peggy Lee

Peggy Lee is a writer, activist, and independent scholar residing in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. She is excited to participate at this year’s SOCC held by UC Santa Barbara, her alumni school, where among the steep cliffs and ocean views, much of her creative and activist work fomented. Currently, she is working on a manuscript of poetry and pursuing an oral history based, creative writing project about hair, karaoke, and gentrification as a 2010-2011 Asian American Writer’s Workshop Fellow based in Manhattan, NYC. She is also an advocate for the rights of people who live with HIV and for LGBTQ-inclusive sexual health services and education for young people in NY state custody. Asides from thinking a lot about the complex evils of criminalization and violence, and words that impact, she likes to sing Usher at karaoke, drink coffee black, and slam once in a while.

She received her Master’s in Performance Studies at NYU Tisch School of the Arts, and graduated with her B.A. in Women’s Studies in 2008 from UC Santa Barbara.

SOCC Space Registration Form

Deadline Friday, October 29th

Follow this link to fill out a Space Registration form

You will be notified by November 5th about whether or not we will be able to host your workshop.

The “brief description” will be used for our programs.

SOCC Space Description

Healing Spaces Much like traditional caucus spaces, healing spaces are meant for people who identify with the space to come and talk about issues that affect
their communities in a safe space. We ask that these spaces remained close.
e.g. A First People’s Healing Space would be a closed space for anyone that identifies with the First Peoples identity.
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Action Spaces These are spaces that have to do with a specific issue that people feel should be worked on. These spaces are not closed so that people that identify closely with an issue as well as allies that would like to work on this issue are encouraged to attend.
e.g. A DREAM Action Space would be a space for people that are interested on working on a campaign to work on the DREAM Act would attend.
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Learning Space Much like traditional workshops, these spaces are for the education of fellow students, and anyone that would like to learn more on an issue is encouraged to attend.
e.g. How to be a QPOC Ally would be a space for people to learn how to become better allies to the QPOC community.
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The spaces that are used as examples do not already exist and anyone is welcome to create these spaces..

Click on the following link to print. Space Description Worksheet

Email: SOCC.UCSB@gmail.com