The A-List

October 3rd - October 10th

The ALANA A-List showcases the top events in the multicultural community happening on campus. Listed below are events you do not want to miss!


Please email lce29@cornell.edu to be featured on the next edition of the A-List. Submissions are due on Sundays at 11:59p EST. Anything submitted after this deadline will be on the following week's edition.

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Meet the ALANA E-Board

Top: Marisa Knox (President), Richard Escobar (VP of Internal Affairs), Lovette Ekwebelem (VP of Public Relations), Adaugo Ezike (VP of External Affairs), and Haris Hassan (Programming Coordinator)

Bottom: Janee Dennis (Public Relations Chair), Elaine Liu (VP of Programming), Kathleen Li (Programming Coordinator), Keri Gill (MCFAB Chair), and Evelyn Ambriz (Faculty Advisor)

Not pictured: Aaliya Khan (Treasurer)

ALANA UPDATES

ALANA'S COMMUNITY MEETING: STATE OF THE UNION

THANK YOU to all who came out to our first community meeting of the semester: STATE OF THE UNION!


Missed the meeting? No worries! Stay tuned for our next one coming up in a few weeks :)

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UPCOMING EVENTS

STATE OF THE HILL

President Pollack will address the university community regarding campus climate, recent incidents, and discuss ways to move forward. She will also introduce herself to the community as she shares information about her background and interests, and take audience questions.

Food is provided

Be the Change Workshops


Open to all students and community members

Register here (registration preferred but not required)

For all dates, dinner 5-5:30 p.m., workshop 5:30-7 p.m.

· 9/27/17 Mentoring for Community Engagement and Leadership Development

· 10/4 Strategic Communication and Transmedia Knowledge: How to Present Your Ideas and Work using Digital Technology

Certificate in Engaged Leadership



Application to Committed Stage 2

Applications reviewed on a rolling basis

Before you can apply for funding, students also are required to attend an Orientation and a Community-Engaged Leadership Retreat.

This application is for you if:

· You have been involved in engagement and leadership activities since arriving at Cornell

· Are now looking to make a commitment to serving off-campus communities

· Planning to work, intern or volunteer regularly, addressing social issues that impact off-campus communities, now or in spring or summer 2018

This application is one route into Stage 2 of the Certificate in Engaged Leadership. The application should take you 1-2 hours to complete. This is your opportunity to reflect on the same guiding questions that students in Stage 1 have been reflecting on for entrance into Stage 2.

Get As with the LTAs

Join the Lovely Lambda Ladies de Lambda Theta Alpha Latin, Sorority Inc., Gamma Phi Chapter, as we hit the books! October 12th, and every other Thursday, from 5:30pm to 7pm in Kennedy Hall room 103. Let's succeed together!

Latina/o Studies Program Silent Art Auction



http://latino.cornell.edu/content/latinao-studies-program-silent-art-auction
with artwork donated by Kevin Cruz ’18
American Studies/Fine Arts with a minor in Latina/o Studies

Proceeds from the auction will go to support the
Cornell Dream Team and Latino Civic Association of Tompkins County

Original work available to view in
Latina/o Studies, 4th Floor Rockefeller Hall, Monday – Friday 9 – 3.
(Auction ends on October 15, 2017)

Bids begin at $75 for Mr. 213 (actual size 28 x 20)
Bids begin at $50 for Prey/Predator series (actual size 22 x 28)

To bid by email please send to mfd1@cornell.edu or CULTURAithaca@gmail.com

Latinx Heritage Month Food Sale



In honor of Latinx Heritage Month, The Lovely Lambda Ladies of Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Inc. Gamma Phi Chapter, will be having a food sale! All the proceeds will go to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Pre-Order starts this week! Pick up will be at LLC on October 21st from 6-8pm. Place your orders here:


https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1PVL1nJS4W6LJthcoZ8IkWYTe0MNw1DAtQkVC3w6UD_Y/viewform?edit_requested=true


Form will be open until Sunday October 15th
Pay through Venmo @LTAgammaphi or in cash
Venmo description should be labeled "LTA Food Sale"
No Refunds

Certificate in Engaged Leadership Orientation (Entry to all Stages)


Monday October 16, 2017, 5-6 p.m.

Dinner provided

For students who want to turn their interest into involvement.

For students already committed to community engagement or exploring/new to Cornell.

Register to ensure a seat

Service-Learning Opportunities for Alternative Breaks Date

Care about social justice?

Want an amazing Spring Break?

SPRING BREAKS INFO SESSIONS IN OCTOBER!!!

Attendance at an Info Session is mandatory to apply.

Come join us at one of our Info Sessions in October in order to pick up an application and learn more about our program's Spring Break service-learning trips to:

CAPE COD / FLORIDA / LAKE PLACID / NEW YORK CITY

Tue, October 17 @ 5:00pm, Klarman Hall Auditorium KG70

Wed, October 18 @ 5:00pm, Kennedy Hall 209

Thu, October 19 @ 5:00pm, RPCC Multipurpose Room

Sun, October 22 @ 5:00pm, Carol Tatkon Center

Trip Leader and E-Board positions are open!

Alternative Breaks is a student-led organization that facilitates Cornell students during their spring break to engage with community agencies in domestic violence safe houses, homeless shelters, residential treatment facilities, LGBTQIA+ youth homeless shelters, schools, and other direct community services and centers. Before the trip, students are immersed in a 12-week service learning curriculum that discusses social justice and trip specific issues.

Like our Facebook page to stay updated!

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Annual Black Ivy League Business Conference


Interested in business? Join the Black Wharton Undergraduate Association in their annual Black Ivy League Business Conference at the University of Pennsylvania from November 10th - 12th, 2017. Get the chance to attend panels, workshops, learn about a variety of industries including finance, consulting, and entrepreneurship and network with prominent business leaders! Tickets go on sale soon! Stay tuned for more updates! Contact Sharon (sk2275) or Diamond (db699) for more information/if you're interested in attending!