Operations, Goals & Learning Outcomes

CCC Goals Cover

CCC Staff Structure

CCC Statement Of Goals And Objectives

1. Provide leadership training and development opportunities for students.

    The Cross Cultural Centers will:
  • Provide comprehensive and ongoing training for student assistants and volunteers.
  • Present a variety of programs, conferences, trainings, and workshops geared toward student development.
  • Provide support and assistance to culturally-based student organizations.
  • Collaborate with other departments to support and present campuswide student development opportunities.

2. Operate an effective communication plan for each of the resource centers.

    The Cross Cultural Centers will:
  • Coordinate regular and ongoing meetings with CCC staff, program coordinators, and volunteers.
  • Provide message boxes and posting boards for CCC staff.
  • Provide message boxes and posting boards for affiliated student organizations.

3. Present cross-cultural programs for the University.

    The Cross Cultural Centers will:
  • Organize a variety of programs including films, lectures, discussions, readings, performances, conferences, and other special events during the fall, winter, and spring quarters.
  • Organize events for nationally-designated holidays and celebrations, such as Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Black History Month, Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, and Cinco de Mayo.
  • Offer diversity trainings and workshops for the entire campus community.
  • Ensure that program coordinators from each of the four resource centers work together to plan collaborative, cross-cultural events.
  • Co-sponsor cultural programs presented by other Cal State LA academic and student service departments.
  • Publicize programs to the entire campus community via email, Cal State LA & U-SU websites, flyers and posters, and in-class announcements.

4. Develop and maintain resource libraries for each resource center.

    The Cross Cultural Centers will:
  • Develop and maintain culturally-focused resource libraries in each center that include books, journals, magazines, newspaper archives, and website listings.
  • Develop and maintain a cross-cultural audio and video library.
  • Maintain and update a database of all library collections.
  • Operate and monitor a library check-out system.
  • Add at least $2,000 in new materials to resource center libraries each year.

5. Create partnerships or collaborations with other University departments.

    The Cross Cultural Centers will:
  • Work closely with campus partners in programming and providing student support services.
  • Seek co-sponsorship of CCC events from Cal State LA academic and student service departments.
  • Co-sponsor programs presented by other Cal State LA academic and student service departments.
  • Organize programs that bring together individuals from a variety of departments from throughout the campus.
  • Develop relationships with faculty for their support for CCC events and service on resource center advisory boards.
  • Collaborate and support culturally-based student organizations.
  • Develop relationships with related community organizations.

6. Help enable student retention and recruitment.

    The Cross Cultural Centers will:
  • Collaborate with Orientation Programs and other departments in their outreach and recruitment efforts.
  • Assist in the presentation of youth outreach conferences and other events geared toward youth.
  • Lead tours and give presentations to visiting high school, middle school, and elementary school students.
  • Provide a variety of educational programs to enhance the student development experience.
  • Provide a safe space for students.
  • Provide a variety of services for students, including information on clubs and organizations, community groups and resources, and information on scholarships and job opportunities.
  • Organize and facilitate support groups and workshops geared toward the needs of Cal State LA students.
  • Provide academic resources for students, including libraries, computers, and printers.

7. Provide safe space and a welcoming environment for diverse communities.

    The Cross Cultural Centers will:
  • Ensure that the resource centers are welcoming, comfortable, inclusive, and safe for all students, regardless of gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, economic background, ability, age, or other identifying factors.
  • Ensure that the resource centers are safe spaces, where comments that are considered racist, sexist, heterosexist, or may be considered offensive or controversial, are discussed/challenged from a student development/student learning perspective.
  • Provide educational materials, resources, and posters that reflect a variety of cultures and issues.
  • Provide extensive training to student assistants and volunteers to ensure that they help maintain a safe and welcoming environment.
  • Provide a space for culturally-based student organizations to hold meetings and events.

Mon - Friday : 8:00am - 5:00pm
Sat - Sun : Closed
5154 State University Drive
Room 206, U-SU
Los Angeles, CA 90032
Phone: 323-343-5001
Fax: 323-343-5101