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Tarde de Familia

Student Union CA

Explore and learn about Palomar College programs and services for Latinx Students. Get Connected with Palomar College professors and staff. Learn how to support your student’s academic and career goals. Free Food, Drawings & Entertainment. No RSVP Necessary Program will be in Spanish

Hilos & Aguas Frescas

Clock Tower Lawn

Hilos (threads) are woven together to create beautiful embroidery, historically displayed in the Americas as an art form and still popular today! Style your own traditional, embroidered attire at work and join a lively chat with friends and colleagues as we sip tasty aguas frescas!

Pies Lijeros

In this presentation, Henry Lesperance speaks of the film Pies Lijeros, a film that he helped produce thanks primarily to the financial support of the Secretary of Culture in Mexico (CONACULTA). The film Pies Lijeros has been traduced to South Korean, Italian, German, Slovenian, and English and has been awarded many honorary mentions at different… Continue Reading Pies Lijeros

Legacies of Chicana and Latina Resistance


Throughout history, Chicanas and Latinas have been at the forefront of social justice movements, but often have gotten little to no recognition. Join Professor Padilla for a lecture on the historical legacies of Chicanas and Latinas in the struggle for civil rights, survival, and resistance. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from Professor Padilla about… Continue Reading Legacies of Chicana and Latina Resistance

Musica en el Patio

Student Union Quad 1140 West Mission Road, San Marcos, CA, United States

Enjoy some Latin beats and participate in line dancing Caballo Dorado at 12:45 pm.

Tlaxcalli (Tortillas)


Tlaxcalli is the pre-Hispanic name for corn tortillas.  During this session, we will hear a presentation about the history of tortillas followed by a live demonstration on the preparation of a corn tortilla.

Winning Together


La Loteria, come take a chance at winning by playing a traditional bingo game that incorporates both Spanish and Mexican culture.

Madres y Familias Deportadas


Join Prof. Gomez and Maria Galleta presenting about family separation. Maria Galleta, founded in 2015, Madres and Familias Deportadas Center grew out of relationships with people in the USA who wanted to help families separated by deportation. The organization sought to encourage a more balanced narrative about Mexico’s migration and reduce stigma against people who have… Continue Reading Madres y Familias Deportadas

Salsa Class


Led by Patriceann Mead and Yuri Mendiola, bring you dancing shoes and experience and introduction to salsa dancing. No experience is necessary.

¡De aquí y de allá!


Palomar professionals will share about their indigenous roots as Oaxaqueñas and Oaxaqueños. The presentation and panel will provide an overview on the diversity of indigenous cultures and dealing with multiple identities.

De Colores


San Diego Chicana award-winning artist/muralist /instructor Maira Meza will lead an art class and will also include refreshments and book signing. Sponsored by Palomar College CCE/AFT Local 4522.

ROCA Festival Latino

Parking Lot 9

Free event open to the whole community which will be full of Latino culture, performances, music, education, and food.  Organized by ROCA Festival Latino.

Deported Veterans

Professor Gomez will present the complex and often harrowing journey of those who have served our country with honor, only to find themselves deported from the very nation they pledged to defend. As a US Army Veteran, Prof. Gomez will shed light on the lives of these deported veterans, examining the reasons behind their deportations, the challenges they… Continue Reading Deported Veterans



Join us to hear a special presentation about the history and cultural significance of Dia de Los Muertos. Participants will have an opportunity to decorate their own sugar skull. Registration Form Limited Space