Centering the Community

20 Years of Advocacy, Activism, and Community Building at the UC San Diego Cross-Cultural Center

Author: Edwina Welch
Secondary Author: Joseph Ruanto-Ramirez
ISBN: 9781631894442

"Geared to diversity practitioners and multicultural affairs professionals, Nexus: Complicating and Centering the Self presents a case study of how cross-Cultural centers can work successfully on university campuses. The book critically explores the establishment and growth of a campus cross-Cultural center through the memories and voices of those who left their marks on the center and on the university. It sheds light on questions about the significant experiences of those who pass through such centers during their time on campus, the community building these spaces create, and the continued dialogue on intra and interpersonal coalition building on college campuses. Readers learn about the inner workings and energies of such an organization, and the potential effectiveness centers have on campus climate and retention in higher education settings. Nexus: Complicating and Centering the Self offers valuable insight to those studying diversity in higher education, student development t

Publisher: Cognella Academic Publishing
Publish Date: 2015-03-19


This book is available in the following Community Centers: LGBT Recource Center (Location: )