The Center for Multicultural Engagement (CME) supports and hosts activities, events, conferences, and workshops valuing multicultural, international, and diverse cultures and communities. We aim to educate, create awareness, and provide resources for CSUCI and the community about issues of diversity and multiculturalism.


The Center for Multicultural Engagement (CME) will announce a call for mini-grant proposals for the 21-22 Academic Year soon. 

Upcoming Events

Teaching the Truth of the California Missions 8/27/21 & 8/28/21

Sponsored by University of California Critical Mission Studies Project, Amah Mutsun Tribal Band, Ohlone/Costanoan-Esselen Nation, UCSC American Indian Resource Center, and the Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park. CMS Coordinating Committee:

A series of events and actions related to retelling the history of the California Missions at Santa Cruz Historic Mission. 

Attend in person or virtually. Register:

Truth-telling, Truth-seeking: Uncovering Painful Histories of the California Missions
Date: Friday, August 27
Time: 1:00 pm  to 5:30 pm

IYA: The Ex'celen Remember: A Staged Reading about Native Esselen Memories of the California Spanish Missions
Date: Friday, August 27
Time: 6 to 8 pm

Mission Bell Removal Ceremony 
Date: Saturday, August 28
Time: 1 pm to 5 pm
Location: Mission Plaza Park

Previous events supported by the CME

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