Council on Hispanic Affairs

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About the Council

Established in 1982, the Council on Hispanic Affairs (CHA) of New Jersey City University has served the University community, the residents of Hudson County, and the citizens of New Jersey. Its membership consists of volunteer students, faculty, and staff. The Council's primary goal is to increase the awareness of and appreciation for the contributions of Latin American cultures and traditions.

CHA is an advocacy group that engages in broad outreach efforts extending to all segments of the Hudson County community and beyond, from elementary schools to senior citizen organizations. The annual Hispanic Heritage Month and scores of cultural events such as festivals, lectures, and film series, mentor programs in school districts, and scholarship fundraising dinners are among the many activities sponsored by the Council.

The Council on Hispanic Affairs promotes to achieve and engage the University community stewardship of education, leadership and culture through Hispanic representation and interest in a Hispanic Serving Institution; Support increased visibility and opportunities for Hispanics in our University Community achieving long life academic and professional success; Continue to be partners in collaboration with the Jersey City Community and beyond aligned with the mission and vision of New Jersey City University.


Dia de los Muertos 2019

Come Celebrate

Dia de los Muertos

Wednesday, October 30 – Friday, November 1
GSUB 212 (9am-4pm Daily)
Bring pictures and artwork to celebrate our loved ones
CHA
Council on Hispanic Affairs
 
Please take a minute this week to celebrate our loved ones who have passed on by stopping by GSUB 212 (Wednesday-Friday, 9am-4pm) and participating in our ofrenda with pictures and/or artwork.


Executive Board (2019 - 2021):

Ivelisse Cruz, President

Cristian Vergara, Vice President

Francis Laing, Secretary

Jonathan Telleria, Treasurer

Chrystal Mateo, Public Relations

Meet the Council

Contact us at CHA@njcu.edu

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