Student Government: Ethnic and Cultural Affairs Commissioner
Name: Jared Lopez
Payrate Stipend: No
Work Study: No
Resume Required: Yes
Hours per Week: 5-8 Hours/Week
Start Date: Nov. 15, 2021
End Date: June 10, 2022
Job Number: 0008-4557-2021
Last Date to Apply: Nov. 4, 2021
The Ethnic and Cultural Affairs Commission (ECAC) is responsible for investigating and recommending policies and programs concerning under-represented communities at UC Davis. The commission accomplishes this task by establishing liaison and achieving rapport with on and off-campus communities . Composed of nine members and up to four alternates, the commission welcomes visitors at its weekly meetings.
Our goal is to help historically marginalized groups who face institutionalized, internalized, and systemic oppression represent themselves. We serve as an anti-racist, anti-colonialist, and anti-capitalist body to ensure marginalized communities and identities are prioritized in our advocacy. We are here to propose legislation and support events that honor or affect different ethnic, racial, and cultural backgrounds. We will voice your concerns if needed to, and will empower cross-cultural interaction in order to represent and bring awareness within our communities, student body, and the University of California, Davis.
As a part of ASUCD, you agree to subscribe to the ASUCD Newsletter.
Commissioners must attend and actively participate in commission meetings and projects (legislation, etc.)
Work within ASUCD legislative branch (primarily senators and fellow commissions)
Coordinate events or outreach to student orgs
Provide input and effective solutions to the issues that affect underrepresented groups on campus
Knowledge about and passion for social justice
Open mind and positive attitude
Ability to collaborate well with others
Good writing & communication skills
Previous and/or present connection to various ethnic or cultural organizations preferred
- Please list previous experience as it pertains to the position.
- Describe why you are qualified for this position and how it relates to your interests.
- Please briefly discuss the role of the UC Davis Principles of Community in the workplace and your understanding of diversity and cultural competency.
Approved ___________________________________________________________________________ Date ____________________________
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