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Multicultural Center

"A Safe Place" - A place that students can feel free to respectfully express their diverse views and feelings without fear.  Where disagreements can be dicussed in a productive manner allowing the oportunity to learn from differing perspectives.  All are welcome at Multicultural Center events.

For students interested in connecting with the Multicultural Center, please contact Nathan Jensen at njensen@occ.cccd.edu or 714-432-5909.

Activities & Functions of the Multicultural Center:

  • A meeting place for faculty, students, staff and community members:
  • Houses the International & Multicultural Committee (IMC), a subcommittee of the OCC College Council:
  • Sponsoring & Hosting of Campus-wide Cultural Affairs & Events:
  • To promote "Culturally Competency" Training for Students, faculty & staff:
  • Location for Academic Programs, Workshops, Training & Student Services:
  • Multicultural Center Community Outreach & Advisory Committee (COAC): 
     
    Background:

    The OCC Multicultural Center began operation in the Fall 2016 semester.  The International and Multicultural Committee (IMC) and its Applied Research Team with the support of the OCC Academic Senate collaborated to establish the Multicultural Center in serving the greater community groundswell of support from OCC students, staff, faculty, and community constituents.

    Partial Listing of Activities & Annual Events:
  • Dia de Los Muertos
  • Latino Youth Conference
  • Black History Month/MLK Celebration
  • Cinco de Mayo
  • Healthy Lecture Series
  • The CLEEO Project
  • International & Multicultural Awareness Day (Co-Sponsored with ASOCC)

    For Further Information Contact Info:

Eric Cuellar (ecuellar@occ.cccd.edu); Dr. Rendell Drew (rdrew@occ.cccd.edu); Nathan Jensen (njensen@occ.cccd.edu); Dr. Michael Mandelkern (mmandelkern@occ.cccd.edu)

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