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Mission Statement

El Centro Group PhotoThe mission of El Centro is to unite all cultural backgrounds, Latinx and Chicanx; to support, educate, and assist students in completing their educational goals while providing cultural enrichment, and solidarity between Mt. SAC’s students and surrounding communities.

Goals

  • To increase the educational attainment of Chicanx/Latinx students.
  • To educate the Chicanx/Latinx community and the Mt. SAC 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 Mt. SAC student community.
  • To support the development of students interested in the Chicanx/Latinx culture.
  • To participate in the college’s core values of supporting equity and diversity.
  • To provide information to enhance cultural awareness at Mt. SAC.

Program Benefits/Resources

  • Counseling and Advising 
  • Peer-to-peer Support
  • Leadership and Community Engagement Opportunities
  • Chicanx/Latinx Studies Library/ Archival Documents
  • University Raza Youth Conferences
  • On-campus and Online Cultural Events

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Campus Events

Upcoming Events

Join El Centro for an afternoon at the Cheech Marin Center for Chicano Art and Culture at the Riverside Art Museum on Wednesday, September 14, 2022, 11:30 am - 5 pm
Cheech Marin Center for Chicano Art and Culture at the Riverside Art Museum
Sign up (required) at linktr.ee/ElCentroMtSAC 
Limited spots available

Student Travel Medical Release Form  (required)

Lunch will be provided at Mt. SAC, El Centro office Bldg. 9E, Second Floor at 11:30 am
Check in closes at 12:00 pm. Open seats will be given to wait list students at this time.
Transportation will be provided, leaving from Mt. SAC at 12:45 pm. Meet in front of the Performing Arts Center.
Returning to Mt. SAC at 5:00 pm

For more info please contact: elcentro@mtsac.edu

To request reasonable disability related accommodations, please contact us at least five business days in advance of the event.

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MT. SAC COVID-19 UPDATE:

The Mt. SAC El Centro Program Office is open. 
If you have any questions or concerns, please call us at 909-274-5392 during our regular business hours, Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm.
If you have a question for an El Centro Counselor or Advisor, please call us or email elcentro@mtsac.edu and one of our Counselors/ Advisor will respond. If needed, they can also help schedule an appointment for you. Appointments are available Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm and will be held in person, on Zoom, over the phone or email based. 
We encourage you to follow us on social media on Instagram and Facebook for information and updates.
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M W F 8:00 A.M. -  4:30 P.M.
        T Th 8:00 A.M. - 7:00 P.M.
Building 9E- Second Floor
(909) 274-5392
elcentro@mtsac.edu
www.mtsac.edu/elcentro

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