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Cultural Conversations: Café con LASSO

Student Engagement

Multicultural Programming

Groups Served
Collegiate

Program Website
Visit the Program Website

Contact Information
Jiménez Chávez, Libia
ljimenezchavez@gsu.edu

Address
33 Gilmer Street
Atlanta, GA 30303

Building
Sparks Hall

Campus
Atlanta, Dunwoody

Funding

Private Foundation

Overview

Held at least once a month, Café con LASSO engages students in dialogue about social justice issues, cultural topics and/or current events.

Benefits

Access to safe spaces
Community building with non-profits, students, faculty, staff and other educational entities
Identity development
Cultural appreciation

Supplemental Materials

Feb Café Conversations Lasso

Discipline Focus
Not discipline specific (University-Wide)

Diversity Group ( Social Identity)
First Generation, Gender, Race/Ethnicity, Socioeconomic Status

Race/Ethnic Group
Hispanic/ Latinx groups, Multi-racial

Program, Initiative, Policy or Sponsored Award Category

Priority 2: Multicultural Programming

Established
01/01/2002

Number Served

Notable Leaders, Stakeholders, or Speakers

Rep.Brenda Lopez

Research Routines, Responsibilities and Activities

Celebrations of diverse groups (e.g. Black history, Asian American/ Pacific Islander Heritage, etc.)

Additional Research Components, Roles and Responsibilities

Café con LASSO discusses the history and culture of Latinx people in the United States and Latin America.

Self-efficacy Emphasis

The conversations surround the students with individuals that share a common heritage and culture, helping them find their own story and purpose.

Acknowledgement/Affirmation of Identity, Strengths, Needs

Café con LASSO discusses the history and culture of Latinx people in the United States and Latin America.

Examples of Inclusionary Practices and Activities

Specialized Pedagogical practices (e.g. multicultural teaching practices; usage of gender pronouns)), Creation of a Safe space/ climate/environment

Participant Empowerment

Institutional alliances, Knowledge transfer to the community (e.g., parents, peers, stakeholders)

Mentoring Components

Mentoring is not used in our program

Opportunities to Privilege Voice

Events that provide opportunities for participants to discuss their journey.

Evaluation Methods

average attendance to events, outreach partnerships, course/curricula content changes, program survey(s)

Anticipated Participant Outcomes

attendance

Outcome Milestones

Key Performance Indicators

Event attendance, feedback forms, topic suggestions, requests for collaboration

Program, Initiative, Policy or Sponsored Award Category

Priority 2: Multicultural Programming

Established
01/01/2002

Number Served

Notable Leaders, Stakeholders, or Speakers

Rep.Brenda Lopez

Research Routines, Responsibilities and Activities

Celebrations of diverse groups (e.g. Black history, Asian American/ Pacific Islander Heritage, etc.)

Additional Research Components, Roles and Responsibilities

Café con LASSO discusses the history and culture of Latinx people in the United States and Latin America.

Please describe how your program addresses self-efficacy (one's beliefs in their own ability to execute behaviors necessary to perform) in its participants?

The conversations surround the students with individuals that share a common heritage and culture, helping them find their own story and purpose.

How does your program acknowledge or affirm individuals’ different identities, strengths, or needs?

Café con LASSO discusses the history and culture of Latinx people in the United States and Latin America.

Inclusionary practices/activities utilized in your program:

Specialized Pedagogical practices (e.g. multicultural teaching practices; usage of gender pronouns)), Creation of a Safe space/ climate/environment

Participant Empowerment

Institutional alliances, Knowledge transfer to the community (e.g., parents, peers, stakeholders)

Mentoring Components

Mentoring is not used in our program

Opportunities to Privilege Voice

Events that provide opportunities for participants to discuss their journey.

Evaluation methods are used to substantiate the program’s outcomes:

average attendance to events, outreach partnerships, course/curricula content changes, program survey(s)

Anticipated participant outcomes for your program:

attendance