Mi Gente Latinx Student Cultural Center

Latinx/Chicanx SCC @ CMU 211. Feel free to stop by our space to meet members, study, take a lunch br

Mi Gente Latinx Student Cultural Center is the Chicanx/Latinx SCC dedicated to improving student life on campus. It is run by a Board of Directors who are elected through general elections every spring. Positions on the 21-22 board includes:
- Historian
- Public Relations
- Minnesota Student Association Representative
- Programming Directors (4): Cultural, Social, Academic, Fundraising/Alumni
- Treasurer
- Community Outreach
- Marketing
- Graduate Student Representative

Operating as usual

10/06/2023

Mi Genteโ€™s first โ€œHAY QUE HABLARโ€ of the year, with a special Unidos collaboration! ๐Ÿ—ฃ๏ธ

Join us this Thursday, October 12th from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm for a workshop on finding representation in YOUR Latine story and identity. ๐ŸคFood will be provided! ๐Ÿ˜‹

See you there ๐Ÿซถ

Photos from Mi Gente Latinx Student Cultural Center's post 09/30/2023

๐—Ÿ๐—ผ๐—ผ๐—ธ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐˜๐—ผ ๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐˜ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐—ธ๐—ฒ ๐—ณ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ฑ๐˜€ ๐˜„๐—ถ๐˜๐—ต ๐—ผ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐˜€๐˜๐˜‚๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜๐˜€ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—บ๐—บ๐˜‚๐—ป๐—ถ๐˜๐˜†?
Join us for the Family Program Fall 2023 matchup! ๐Ÿคฉ
Familias will be revealed on ๐—ข๐—ฐ๐˜๐—ผ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐Ÿญ๐Ÿฒ๐˜๐—ต ๐Ÿฒ-๐Ÿณ:๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿฌ๐—ฝ๐—บ during our first event in room 211 in CMU

09/27/2023

TOMORROWโ€ผ๏ธโ€” Botanas Fundraiser Event ๐Ÿคฉ Esquites ๐ŸŒฝ, Chicharrรณnes ๐Ÿ›ž, & Fruta Picada ๐Ÿ‰.
โ€ข 12PM-4PM, Mi Gente Room 211 ๐Ÿ 
โ€ข Donโ€™t miss this delicious event! ๐Ÿ˜‹

Photos from Mi Gente Latinx Student Cultural Center's post 09/12/2023

Celebrating ORGULLO WEEK with AGUAS FRESCAS ๐Ÿ‰๐Ÿ‹๐Ÿ
Join Mi Gente on Thursday, September 15th for our fundraiser featuring refreshing Aguas Frescas - a traditional Mexican drink made with real fruit and love.
Come out and show your support!
Types of beverages:
โ‚Horchata
โ‚Jamaica
โ‚ Sandรญa/ Watermelon
โ‚ Pineapple

09/01/2023

Announcement for TODAYS OPEN HOUSE!!

08/28/2023

Join us for an exciting Open House Game Night with Mi Gente on September 1st at 7 pm! ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽฎ
Come to room 211 inside Memorial Union to enjoy a fun-filled evening of games and laughter, accompanied by delicious Aguas Frescas to keep you refreshed.
Let's create a great start to the new year!

Photos from Mi Gente Latinx Student Cultural Center's post 08/22/2023

Dear Mi Gente, words cannot express our deepest condolences about the loss of Karen Delgado-Villanueva. She was our 2022-2023 Co-President, but she was more than just that. She was an activist, organizer, friend, mentor, sister, daughter and partner. Her loss is felt deeply in and around the Mi Gente Community.

To honor Karen we invite you to join us on August 29th at 6pm in Mi Gente Room 211 of Coffman Memorial Union to honor and celebrate Karen.

We also invite those who can to donate to her gofundme linked in our bio. These funds are going straight to her family to assist them during this time.

Please take care of your self

With so much love,
Mi Gente LSCC Board๐Ÿซถ๐Ÿฝ

Photos from Mi Gente Latinx Student Cultural Center's post 08/22/2023

Dear Mi Gente, words cannot express our deepest condolences about the loss of Karen Delgado-Villanueva. She was our 2022-2023 Co-President, but she was more than just that. She was an activist, organizer, friend, mentor, sister, daughter and partner. Her loss is felt deeply in and around the Mi Gente Community.

So to honor Karen we invite you to join us on August 29th at 6pm in Mi Gente Room 211 of Coffman Memorial Union to honor and celebrate Karen.

We also invite those who can to donate to her gofundme linked in our bio. These funds are going straight to her family to assist them during this time.

Please take care of your self

With love,
Mi Gente LSCC Board๐Ÿซถ๐Ÿฝ

Photos from Mi Gente Latinx Student Cultural Center's post 05/23/2023

Saying thank you to our 2022-2023 Co-President: Karen Delgado-Villanueva! As Co-President of Mi Gente Latinx Student Cultural Center, she advocates for the needs and goals of the organization.

Karen is entering her last year here at the U as a fourth year majoring in Political Science!

She enjoys concerts, hammocking, and painting! ๐ŸŽจ

Photos from Mi Gente Latinx Student Cultural Center's post 05/23/2023

Saying thank you to our 2022-2023 Co-President: Dania Barrera Carrasco! As Co-President of Mi Gente Latinx Student Cultural Center, she advocates for the needs and goals of the organization.

Dania is a one of Mi Genreโ€™s graduates, graduating in Sociology of law with a minor in Chicano/Latino studies and political science.

She enjoys playing sudoku, trying new food, and spending money on concerts! ๐ŸŽต

Photos from Mi Gente Latinx Student Cultural Center's post 05/22/2023

Saying thank you to 2022-2023 Marketing Director: Ashlee Ximena Ramirez!
Ashlee is in charge of creating marketing content ranging from flyers to design decisions and plans on all platforms including our social media!
She is going to be a third year majoring in Business Marketing.
She enjoys listening to music, doing anything creative (drawing to anything marketing related), hanging out with friends, and watching video essays! ๐Ÿ’˜

Photos from Mi Gente Latinx Student Cultural Center's post 05/22/2023

Saying thank you to our 2022-2023 Advocacy Director: Andy Warriner!
Andy is in charge of coordinating events that advocate for the needs of the students through workshops, informational sessions, and social events! They also coordinate events highlighting issues that affect the Latinx community.

They are an up and coming third year majoring in Political Science and minoring in Chicano/Latino Studies.
They enjoy baking, writing poetry, gardening, and have a love for tarot and crystals!

Photos from Mi Gente Latinx Student Cultural Center's post 05/22/2023

Saying thank you to our 2022-2023 Public Relations Director, Alberto Gomez!
Alberto is in charge of answering emails, DMs, and going to meetings as a representative of Mรญ Gente!

Alberto is one of Mi Genreโ€™s graduates: having finished his fourth year in Journalism!

Alberto likes to write creative essays (when he has the time)! But he has a major love for his favorite band The 1975 and a big soft spot for the video game character Kirby.

Photos from Mi Gente Latinx Student Cultural Center's post 05/22/2023

Saying thank you to our 2022-2023 Co-Cultural Coordinator: Luisa Yela!
Luisa is in charge of creating, planning, organizing, delegating, and running our cultural events! The Co-Cultural Coordinators make these events possible and help make these events educational, engaging, and fun!

Luisa is going to be a fourth year student majoring in Global Studies!
She enjoys cooking, going to the gym, and most importantly: spending time with her cats ๐Ÿ’•

Photos from Mi Gente Latinx Student Cultural Center's post 05/22/2023

Saying thank you to our 2022-2023 Co-Cultural Coordinator: Martin Santiago Ojeda!
Martin is in charge of creating, planning, organizing, delegating, and running our cultural events!
The Co-Cultural Coordinators make these events possible and help make these events educational, engaging, and fun!

Martin is going to be a third year studying Studies in Cinema and Media Culture (SCMC), Communication Studies, & Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature (CSCL)!
He makes movies for all and also enjoys running, playing video games, and listening to audio books ๐Ÿ“š

Photos from Mi Gente Latinx Student Cultural Center's post 05/21/2023

Saying thank you to our 2022-2023 Co-Finance: Simon Santos!
Simon is in charge of managing and documenting Mรญ Genteโ€™s finances and making sure we have funding to provide our events, workshops, and activities!
He is entering his third year while majoring in Architecture!
Simon enjoys nurturing and caring plants as well as anything relating to the outdoors and exploring ๐ŸŒฑ

Photos from Mi Gente Latinx Student Cultural Center's post 05/21/2023

Saying thank you to our 2022-2023 Co-Finance: Jonathan Aguirre!
Jonathan is in charge of managing and documenting Mรญ Genteโ€™s finances and making sure we have funding to provide our events, workshops, and activities!
Jonathan is entering his third year majoring in Biology, Society, and Environment as well as minoring in Sociology!
He enjoys playing league, practicing his guitar, going down music rabbit holes, and finding new music to listen to! ๐ŸŽถ

Photos from Mi Gente Latinx Student Cultural Center's post 05/21/2023

Saying thank you to our 2022-2023 Historian: Gabriel Granillo!
Gabe is in charge of documenting our organizationโ€™s history and current events, photography, and making sure our organization stays organized!
He is from Phoenix, Az and is going to be a third year majoring in Cell Biology. He enjoys traveling, working at the library and being part of club volleyball here at the U!

Photos from Mi Gente Latinx Student Cultural Center's post 05/21/2023

As we end the year we would like to post each one of our amazing board members.
Introducing our 2022-2023 Community Events Director: Laisha Martinez Olguin!
She was in charge of planning and coordinating social events where students can meet new people, participate in fun activities, and feel welcomed!

Laisha is a second year student going into her third year majoring in Human Resources and a minor in both Chicano Latino Studies and Leadership.

05/01/2023

Hola Mi Gente! We cordially invite you to our Presidential Elections for the 2023-2024 term!

On May 3rd, candidates will present their goals and visions for Mi Gente; following their presentations, attendees will have the opportunity to ask them questions, and vote for the new Co-Presidents of Mi Gente Latinx SCC. Presentations will take place in the Mi Gente room (MU 211) at 6:30PM.

Only attendees will have access to the voting form, so we hope to see you there!

Photos from Mi Gente Latinx Student Cultural Center's post 04/30/2023

Mi Gente & StudioU are excited to announce the 2nd Annual Noche de Estrellas Film Festival โœจ๐ŸŽฅ (formally known as Northern Pocket Film Festival) on Thursday, May 11th, 3:30 pm - 8:00 pm at Coffman Memorial Union Theater.
Come and see films from Student Filmmakers from the UMN and Twin Cities Metro Area for a night of spectacles and surprises!
There will be a concession stand with snacks ๐Ÿฟ& beverages ๐Ÿฅคbefore the festival and during intermission!
The RSVP form is now open and will close Wednesday, May 10th at 11:59 pm or when we reach capacity! To secure a spot, RSVP by filling out the form on the film festival website in our Bio. No ticket purchase is necessary.

Dress Code: Semi-Formal

~RSVP NOW~

04/28/2023

โœจOn behalf of Mi Gente Latinx, we are honored to be hosting Paso Al Futuro, a graduation ceremony that showcases our particular communities achievements.โœจ Graduates and their family along with Mi Gente general members are welcome to join us in celebration.๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€๐ŸŽ“๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿพโ€๐ŸŽ“๐Ÿง‘๐Ÿฝโ€๐ŸŽ“

If you will be attending, please fill out the RSVP form in our bio. *Seniors are required to complete the RSVP form*

The ceremony will be on May 7th from 6:00pm-9:00pm in the Presidentโ€™s Room on the third floor of Coffman Memorial Union. ๐ŸŽ“

Photos from Mi Gente Latinx Student Cultural Center's post 04/25/2023

Quench your thirst for a good cause! Join Mi Gente on Wednesday, April 26th (TOMORROW) for our fundraiser featuring refreshing Aguas Frescas - a traditional Mexican drink made with real fruit and love. Every sip supports our mission, so come out and show your support!

04/23/2023

Our voice matters ๐Ÿ—ฃ๏ธ
For the last HQH of the semester, we will have Advocacy direcor Andy, co-president Dania, general member Joci, and Unidos Mn educate our community on the last month of the MN legislature! We will be discussing Healthcare for All, Ethnic Studies,and more! Join us Monday April 24th in the Mi Gente room for insightful discussion!

Photos from Mi Gente Latinx Student Cultural Center's post 04/20/2023

Itโ€™s been a year already and amo Gente wants to announce the opportunity to be , apart of our amazing board๐Ÿ‘€? Board applications for 2023-2024 are now open and will be closing Wednesday 4/26 at midnight!

Apply for the specific position(s) you are interested for in our linktree๐Ÿคฉ. Descriptions for each position can be found in each application. Please reach out to us if you have any questions.

Photos from Mi Gente Latinx Student Cultural Center's post 04/12/2023

๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒธ๐ŸŒบTHIS FRIDAY ๐ŸŒธ๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒธ
will be hosting a Craft & Bake Sale: buy some treats and art to support activists groups and cultural centers!!!
We are participating and announcing our official collaboration with .oci ๐Ÿค
Come get/make your own tote bag or shirt, show support with buttons, and a small snack: Mexican short bread cookies!

Photos from Mi Gente Latinx Student Cultural Center's post 02/14/2023

With spring semester; we welcome our Family Program once again!!!
An opportunity to meet other students in our community. Sign up in the link in bio!
*Spots are limited*
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