Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

Semana de la Raza 2017

Semilla tras Semilla, Defining the “American” Dream

Celebrating Latinx empowerment, resistencia and success

Every April, PCC hosts a week in honor of Latino Culture, advocacy and celebration at the college's Rock Creek Campus. Semana de la Raza features free events that are open to the public, including lectures, music, awards and films.

Event Schedule

Friday, April 28: MENTE Summit

Event:
MENTE Summit
Time:
8am – 3pm
Location:
Rock Creek Building 9, Event Center
Description:
The MENTE Summit is a day-long gathering that brings practitioners and student leaders together from the tri-county area to address many of the inequities and barriers facing Latino males. College students will connect with mentors and community leaders to reflect on the events of the day while organizing around next-steps and ways to build momentum and continue community support after MENTE’s conclusion.
Contact person:
Eder Mondragón, eder.mondragon@pcc.edu

Saturday, April 29: PCC DREAMers Fundraising Gala

Event:
PCC DREAMers Fundraising Gala
Time:
6 – 9pm
Location:
Rock Creek Building 9, Event Center
Description:
The Semana de la Raza committee would like to invite you to join us for the 2nd annual fundraising gala. Funds collected will go towards scholarships for undocumented students attending PCC.
Contact person:
Liliana Luna, liliana.lunaolalde@pcc.edu