Caucuses

CMRS CAUCUS INFO:

QUEER CAUCUS

Contact(s): Camilla Fojas (camillafojas@gmail.com)

The queer caucus was formed to provide mentorship, advocacy, and networking opportunities for LGBTQA members of CMRS. We support scholarship, cultural productions, community engagement and activism around LGBTQ issues.

Thursday, March 1 from 12:00pm – 1:00pm (Location TBA)

STUDENT AFFAIRS CAUCUS

Contact(s): Victoria Malaney (vmalaney1@gmail.com)

This Student Affairs Caucus organized by the American College Personnel Associations’ the Multiracial Network seeks to bring together college administrators, faculty, and students who are seeking opportunities to network and learn best practices to support their multiracial populations at their higher education institutions. We invite Student Affairs professionals, faculty, and students to come together at CMRS to envision how we can create/brainstorm ways to support Student Affairs focused best practices and research that aligns with CMRS goals and also provides space for conference participants to network during the annual conference while continuing to build relationships and partnerships through ongoing virtual spaces throughout the academic year.

Thursday, March 1 from 12:00pm – 1:00pm (Location TBA)

LOMA

Contact(s): Thomas Lopez (Thomas.lopez@mascsite.org)

The Latinx of Mixed Ancestry (LOMA) caucus brings together anyone interested in the issues of unique interest to the LOMA community in the spirit of mutual support and collegial discussion. We promote LOMA research and researchers by connecting them with the subject of their work.

Thursday, March 1 from 12:00pm – 1:00pm (Location TBA)

STUDENT CAUCUS
Contact(s): Phillip Handy (phandy777@gmail.com)
The student caucus is a space to network and discuss the unique challenges and opportunities related to mixed-race organizing on campus. We seek to provide a central space for sharing resources, information, advice, and events for multi-racial/ethnic/cultural student organizations, student leaders, and activists.
Friday, March 2 from 1:30pm – 2:30pm (Location TBA)

COMMUNITY CAUCUS
Contact(s): Ken Tanabe (info@lovingday.org) and Jeff Chiba Stearns (info@meditatingbunny.com)

An opportunity to meet and connect with various mixed race community-focused groups and non-profit organizations. Attendees will have the opportunity to present their interests and work to the group. We’ll discuss strengthening overall impact, ways to support, international outreach, and possible collaborations.

Friday, March 2 from 1:30pm – 2:30pm (Location TBA)

CLINICAL CAUCUS
Contact(s): Sarah Yang Mumma (sarahyangmumma@gmail.com)

The Clinical Caucus was created to provide a space for mixed race clinicians (counselors, social workers, psychologists, psychiatrist, etc) to network, discuss experiences within the field, and promote advocacy efforts. 

Friday, March 2 from 1:30pm – 2:30pm (Location TBA)

Creating a caucus:

Want to start a new caucus? If so, contact Rudy Guevarra Jr. (Caucus Coordinator).  You will need a caucus name, mission statement/purpose, and contact person.