Educational Opportunity Program

Chicanx/Latinx Cultural Resource Center (CLCRC) & El Centro

Mission Statement:

The Chicanx/Latinx Cultural Resource Center (CLCRC) provides a culturally enriched environment where students, faculty, and staff of all cultural and ethnic backgrounds can learn about a diverse culture. Our objective is to educate and unify the UCSB and Chicanx/Latinx community through the mediums of art, language, people, food, and traditions. At the Chicanx/Latinx Cultural Resource Center (located in the Student Resource Building) and El Centro Arnulfo Casillas (Building #406), the UCSB community can develop an understanding and appreciation of Chicanx/Latinx cultural heritage and history.
Center Goals:
  • To educate the Chicanx/Latinx community and the UCSB community about the diversity that encompasses the Chicanx/Latinx cultural community.
  • To provide a physical space that reflects the perspectives and culture of Chicanx/Latinx students.
  • To provide educational, cultural and social programming that affirms and celebrates Chicanx/Latinx identity and values, as well as the awareness of the social, political, historical and cultural realities of the Chicanx/Latinx population.
  • To broaden and facilitate the channels of communication between Chicanx/Latinx students and the greater UCSB student community.
  • To support the development of students interested in the Chicanx/Latinx culture.
  • To participate in the university’s effort to provide multicultural education to the greater UCSB student community.
  • To provide information to enhance cultural awareness at UCSB.
Services and Programs:
  • Student support services and opportunities on campus as well as in the greater SB community
  • Network with student organizations, academic departments and faculty on campus
  • Create opportunities for involvement in Chicanx/Latinx student organizations
  • Offer space for events, meetings and gatherings.

EOP CLCRC Peer Mentors are available to meet with you virtually about academic, financial, or personal questions. Please email them to schedule your meeting.