For Immediate Release
September 25, 2012
THE ANNUAL STUDENTS OF COLOR CONFERENCE (SOCC) WILL BE HELD FROM NOVEMBER 9TH-11TH AT UC, RIVERSIDE
In an effort to congregate students of color in a safe space and to educate students on cultural and racial issues still existent in the today’s society, the SOCC is an opportunity to share opinions and views with students from all over California.
By Ada Gu, ASUC Office of the External Affairs Vice President
RIVERSIDE, Calif—The 24th annual Students of Color Conference (SOCC) will be held this year from November 9th to 11th at the University of California, Riverside. This yearly event is held by the UCSA as a platform for membership to congregate together to discuss and challenge cultural issues and inequalities that exist in our education system even today. The SOCC is a safe space for students of color and proponents of cultural equality to strategize and plan campus and statewide actions. It is the UCSA’s oldest and largest conference, and for the past 24 years, has been a major forum used to bring diverse, passionate students together from campuses all over California.
To finish the first phase of registration for the UC Berkeley delegation, please:
1.Complete the application at http://tinyurl.com/ucbsocc.
2.Turn in your $30 refundable deposit at the LEAD Center located at 102 Hearst Gym
3.Sign the University waiver at the LEAD Center located at 102 Hearst Gym
The LEAD Center will be accepting your refundable deposits and collecting waivers Monday- Friday between 10am-4pm up until the deadline which is October 8th. There will be no exceptions after this deadline. The deadline to cancel registration is October 8th by 5pm. If you cancel your registration after this time, your deposit will be non-refundable. If you are unable to pay the $30 deposit please contact Prabhdeep Kehal firstname.lastname@example.org.
The ASUC External Affairs Vice President’s office works as the official branch of UC Berkeley’s student government to advocate for students on the local, state, and national levels.