The A-List

Weekly Updates from the ALANA Intercultural Board

April 12th - April 15th

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Pictured from top left to right: Anita Minniefield (Program Coordinator), Kathleen Li (Program Coordinator), Adaugo Ezike (Program Coordinator), Janée Dennis (PR Coordinator), Keri Gill (MCFAB Chair), Evelyn Ambriz (ALANA Advisor), Marisa Knox (VP of Public Relations), JoJo Kidane (VP of External Affairs), Hillary Yeboah (President), Haadia Amjad (VP of Operations), and Niña Kitele (VP of Programming)

Not pictured: Conor Hodges (Treasurer), Nia Marshall (PR Coordinator) and Barbara Esuoso (Program Coordinator)


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!

FUNDING CYCLES AND HEARING DATES

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Join the ALANA Funding Board

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Join the AFB! The ALANA Funding Board allocates over $100,000 of ALANA's operating budget, with oversight to events cosponsored by five umbrella organizations and dozens of ALANA affiliate groups. The Board is seeking one-two more funding commissioners to participate in the funding process, principally adjudicating applications for funding with ALANA's treasurer and other Funding Board members. Contact Conor Hodges at ch732@cornell.edu for more information.

DINING WITH DIVERSE MINDS

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On April 21st at 5-7pm in Willard Straight Hall Memorial Room, CMM and ALANA will be hosting a Dining with Diverse Minds: “Activism Then, Activism Now”. Come hear a panel of community activists discuss their work toward education, political action, and institutional change. Panelists will include Miguel Martinez of the DREAM Team, Jillian Solomon who is one of the founders of Anabel’s Grocery, Simone Klein of Sexual Assault Awareness Week, and much more! Dinner will be served from Roy Joseph’s Cuban Food. If you have any questions, email nck26@cornell.edu or mgj44@cornell.edu.

Upcoming Events

Join the Black Ivy Pre-Law Society!

Do you have an interest in law?


Would you like to receive the resources necessary to succeed in law school and in the career field as an undergraduate?


Do you want to gain leadership and mentorship experience?



Join the Black Ivy Pre-Law Society!



Founded in the Spring of 2016 at Cornell University, the Black Ivy Pre-law Society is a professional honor society for students of color who are dedicated to pursuing a degree and career in law upon graduation. The Black Ivy Pre-Law Society vows to support our society members in striving for excellence and is guided by our founding values: Ethics, Equality, Excellence, and Economy. We are confident that we can provide our members with the tools necessary for future success in a legal profession, ultimately diversifying academic institutions and the legal industry and we would like YOU to be a part of the vision!


The application for Spring Recruitment 2017 is found here and is due by 11:59pm on April 15th. If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact blackivyplsociety@gmail.com.


In the meantime, feel free to check out our website and feature on Because of Them We Can to learn more.


Colombia Week

PorColombia Presents:


Colombia Week!


April 11th, 13th, 14th, and 20th


This Colombia Week will be dedicated to the victims of the landslides in Mocoa, Putomayo Colombia. On March 31st, landslides in the city of Mocoa, Putumayo, Colombia, killed at least 254 people and injured as many as 410 others. Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos declared Mocoa a disaster zone on Sunday. PorColombia chapters all over the nation have joined forces

​to raise money for the reconstruction of mocoa. Our campaign is called PorColombia Con Mocoa, please watch and share our video ​

​by following the link below. Any donation would be greatly appreciated, just click HERE.



Campaign video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W9xDF089Tk4&t=2s



Thursday April 13th: Colombian Dinner at Alice Cook House

Come join us April 13th at Alice Cook House for a delicious Colombian dinner, as we celebrate Colombia week. Special thanks to the Alice Cook House Chefs and to Santi Alegria for helping us organize this event. We hope to see you there! Click HERE for more information!



Friday April 14th: Colombia Week Party at the Nines

All proceeds will be donated for the reconstruction of Mocoa.

​This is our last fundraising party of the semester and tickets will be sold by eboard members on April 10-13th (5 dollars in advance, 10 dollars at the door). Click HERE for more information!



Thursday April​

​ 20th: Arts Quad Display (due to availability it will be this week/this day)P

osters will be placed on the Arts Quad displaying special and fun facts about Colombia. The aim is to bring a greater awareness of Colombia, its beauty and all it has to offer. Look out for this, and send us pictures!

Pre-Medical Minority Mentorship Program

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BSU Yearbook

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Do you have photos that capture special moments in our community? Is your organization looking for a way to be remembered in history? Don't miss out on the opportunity to be featured in our yearbook, Ethos! We welcome all photo submissions with an accompanying caption. Submissions are open now, don't waste time! Send your pictures to ujamaaethos@gmail.com ASAP!

Join Cornell Podcast Club

Do you enjoy talking about: Music​ ​College​ ​ Television ​ ​Pop Culture ​ Politics

Join Cornell Podcast Club!

★ host your own podcast series ★ be featured on a local radio station and Cornellradio.com ★ let your voice be heard by your fellow peers For more information Please e-mail: CUPodcastClub@gmail.com

How To Remove Yourself From A Listserv

Below, please find the information to remove yourself from ANY list serve on Cornell's campus.

http://www.it.cornell.edu/services/elist/howto/user/leave.cfm

The Big Red Shuttle

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We are excited to present the Big Red Shuttle, Cornell's first free late-night transportation service for students who need a safe ride home.


Initially, the Big Red Shuttle provided students with rides during exam periods. However, the need for additional means of late-night transportation has become clear. Now, the Big Red Shuttle is no longer an academic-only resource, but one that provides timely and free transportation to Cornell students everywhere in need of a safe ride home.


Starting Friday, 10/14 , the Big Red Shuttle will run a 20-minute route every Friday and Saturday night from 12am-3am with a professional driver and two student aids trained by Cayuga's Watchers.


To learn more, please see the poster below. Check out our website atwww.cornellbigredshuttle.com. Have questions? Feel free to drop us a note at cornellbigredshuttle@gmail.com.

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STAY TUNED FOR NEXT WEEKS NEWSLETTER

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