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La Casa Cultural Latina

"The mission of La Casa Cultural Latina is to promote a welcoming and dynamic atmosphere through the development of educational, cultural, socio-political, and social programs that lead to greater recruitment, retention, advancement, and empowerment of Latina/o students. La Casa engages current and future leaders through mentorship, civic engagement, and the promotion of social advocacy."

Department of Latina/Latino Studies

"The Department of Latina/Latino Studies aims to:

  • Provide students with a theoretical base in academic courses and a firm background in the history and culture of Latinas/os in the United States through a balance of course work in key areas;

  • Assess how historical and cultural processes affect these Latina/Latino groups in contemporary society;

  • Provide students with the background in issues of class, gender, sexuality, and race/ethnicity, and their relationship to the construction of Latina/Latino cultural identities."

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