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May 2024 | vol. 11

Asian and Pacific Islander Resource Center

Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Food Festival

Chancellor’s Advisory Committee on the Status of Women

UC Merced is exploring the idea of offering over-the-counter products for purchase in a wellness vending machine. The products will be priced at or below similar products at stores in the community. The Chancellor’s Advisory Committee on the Status of Women (CACSW) is seeking feedback from Staff and Faculty about their potential use of these machines. Please complete this survey by May 1.

Survey here

Office of Student Involvement

Rufus Relax and Recharge

Noon-3 p.m. | Friday, May 3

The Office of Student Involvement (OSI) is hosting Rufus Relax and Recharge, an experience focused on wellness and preparation for finals, and approaching this by embracing the eight dimensions of wellness.

Register here

Community Events

Merced County Hispanic Chamber Commerce

Noche De Fiesta - Mercado Night Market

6pm - 9pm | May 2

Vatthanatham Lao Foundation

LAO New Year Celebration

8am - 10pm | May 4

Hmong Culture Camp

AAPI Heritage Month Celebration

4pm - 9pm | May 11

Recent EJIE Moments

In this section we share photos of recent events.

A talk with Dr. Blythe K. George, “How Do We Keep Them Safe? Missing & Murdered Indigenous Persons (MMIP)” on April 18, was illuminating.

Dr. Alicia Riley (UCSC) delivered a presentation on the “Social Production of Health Inequities” on April 23.

Students were honored at EJIE Champion Awards reception on April 23, for their contribution to community building, justice, and inclusion.

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