CHICANO/LATINO PROGRAMS, DEPARTMENTS & UNIVERSITIES

Directory of Chicano/Latino Studies Degree Programs by Institution

Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU)

UCIrvine Chicano/Latino Resource Guide

UCIrvine DREAMers

UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center

UCSD Chicano/a~Latino/a Arts and Humanities Program

COMMUNITY

LATINO ADVOCATES FOR EDUCATION Inc

Latino Advocates for Education is a new organization which provides educational awareness and broadness community knowledge awareness on various Latino issues.  More information is available by contacting: 

Frederick Aguirre,

1442 Irvine Blvd Ste 227

Tustin, CA 92780

(714) 783-1131

 


LOS AMIGOS

One of Los Amigos's goals is to enhance the relationship between Orange County's Chicano/Latino population and UCI's faculty, administrative staff and students.  The groups' membership represents Orange County educators, business professionals, public officials, and community leaders, and Los Amigos holds weekly Wednesday breakfast meetings at which UCI faculty, administrators, staff, and students participate in discussions regarding Chicano/Latino matters for Orange County.  Additional information is available from Dr. Jose Moreno, Chairman of Los Amigos at jmoreno7@csulb.edu.

 


LOS PADRINOS  y LAS MADRINAS

Founded by the late Wally Davis, former chairman of the Mexican-American Bar Association, and Fred Flores (pictured at right with wife, Bonnie), long-time community leader and former president of the Parents Association of UCI, Los Padrinos y Las Madrinas supports and participates in campus programs and promotes close campus-community relations.  One primary goal is to collaborate with students, faculty and staff to improve the status of Chicano/Latinos at UCI.  Further information is available from Galal Kernahan at the following email address:  Galal@comline.com.

 

MAKING COLLEGE AFFORDABLE: AN ONLINE GUIDE FOR HISPANIC STUDENTS

A new guide dedicated to helping Hispanic students navigate the often-challenging world of college affordability, financial aid, and scholarships. Affordable Colleges Online recently published "Making College Affordable: An Online Guide for Hispanic Students", which includes expert advice and resources in key cost-related areas, including but not limited to:

     - College affordability (tuition, room, board, books and other fees)

     - Scholarships and grants for Hispanic students

     - Financial aid information

     - The most affordable HSIs in with campus-based and online programs

     - Additional helpful resources

 

We conducted extensive research and condensed all the information into a comprehensive yet easily digestible guide. You can view the new guide at the page below:

     College Resources and Financial Aide for Hispanic Student's      

 

LATINO WEBSITES/RESOURCES

 

 

OTHER LINKS

  • The First Generation First Quarter Challenge, UCI, School of Social Sciences: This program will provide incoming Social Science students with a ten week program of workshops, mentorship and academic support, designed to ease their transition to university and to help them to begin their studies at UCI on a positive note.  For more information please click here.

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