Culture Days are a series of events and activities designed to educate, promote, and celebrate the many different cultures and identities in our community. The Culture Days Staff are responsible for planning, and promoting their respective Culture Days. Since the Culture Days themselves are often week-long events that are comprised of a number of different venues and activities that involve the whole community, Culture Days Staff naturally reach out to the community to collaborate ideas and efforts in order to reach the common goal of culture recognition, education, and celebration.
Programming staff is responsible for planning, and administrating the programs of the Cross-Cultural Center (CCC). Each programming staff member focuses on one program that they work on for the duration of the year. They plan and conduct meetings, establish timelines, maintain working schedules, create and supervise commitees, and develop fundraising plans, as well conduct various other important and related tasks.The programming staff of the CCC consist of current UC Davis students, who also serve as ambassadors of the CCC by promoting its mission and goals.
Administrative Assistants are composed of student coordinators who assist the rest of the staff with administrative tasks such as billing, web & graphic design, and management of grants and volunteer activities. The Admin. Assistants are responsible for specific office tasks that accompany the numerous CCC programs, Culture Days, and other activities, and work closely with other staff members to effectively accomplish their goals.
The P.E.A.C.E staff are called PEACE Trainers because they reach out to the community to train and educate peer groups and individuals about social justice and commnunity empowerment. P.E.A.C.E trainers are volunteers who devote a part of their time and efforts to help others and promote peace and equality in the community. P.E.A.C.E trainers often become very important members of the commnunity, recognized for their leadership, volunteerism, and social competence. A CCC student Coordinator assists the trainers in achieving the best outcome possible by helping to plan and execute workshops and activities.
Danzantes del Alma (DDA) is a dance troupe that practices the traditional folk dance of the Mexian, and Chicana/Chicano communities. The DDA staff is composed of administrative as well as practical positions such as wardrobe charis and dance instructors. The DDA staff also includes CCC student coordinators, who assist the DDA dance troupe to continue the Danzantes del Alma tradition.
The Career Staff of the CCC consists of professionals who are devoted to a career in education, community development, social justice, and cultural competency. They supervise and assist the student staff in meeting their responsibilities as student coordinators. The Career Staff is responsible for the funding needed to carry out the Center's activities, as well as for the search, hiring, and training of student coordinators. They are ultimately responsible for continuing the work of the CCC from year to year, and are charged with the task of carrying on the tradition that is: the Cross-Cultural Center.
The core of the Postdoctoral Scholar role is research, publishing, and teaching. It is a training opportunity for new doctorate to experience field work.