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The Chicanx Latinx Alumni Association (CLAA) at UC Davis works to enhance the educational, personal and cultural development of Chicanx/Latinx students and alumni. Through charitable activities, social events, mentoring and educational opportunities, the Chicanx Latinx alumni group connects students with alumni to foster a vibrant UC Davis community.


Chicanx Latinx Alumni Association (CLAA) Announces Scholarship Award Program

CLAA is pleased to announce it awarded six $1,000 scholarship awards to UC Davis students in 2018. In Fall of 2018 applications will be available to apply for the 2019 awards. Please check back on this site for more details.

Support for the CLAA Scholarship Award Program may be made in a number of ways:

  • To support this scholarship program you may do so online here or by check made payable to the UC Davis Foundation. Checks may be sent to:
    Cal Aggie Alumni Association
    Walter A. Buehler Alumni Center
    Attn: CLAA Scholarship Award Program
    530 Alumni Lane
    Davis, CA 95616
  • Serving on the CLAA Scholarship Award Committee and review award applications. If you are interested in serving on the committee, please contact CAAA Staff Ginger Welsh at gwelsh@ucdavis.edu or 530-752-3693.

Endowed scholarships provide generations of students the opportunity to pursue undergraduate degrees. If you would like to endow a scholarship, please contact Richard Engel at rrengel@ucdavis.edu or 530- 752-9960.

Upcoming Events

Friday, May 18, 2018
Chicanx/Latinx Scholarship Celebration

The Chicanx/Latinx Alumni Association cordially invites the recipients of the Inaugural CLAA Scholarship and donors to join us at the Chicanx/Latinx Scholarship Celebration to celebrate our scholarship winners and recognize our donors.

Date: Friday, May 18, 2018
Time: 6-8 PM
Location: El Centro/ Center for Chicanx/Latinx Academic Student Success, UC Davis (map)

Kindly RSVP here by May 10, 2018 to attend.

If you need more information or have questions, please contact CLAA Staff Liaison Ginger Welsh at gwelsh@ucdavis.edu or call 530-752-3693


Thursday, June 7, 2018 
CLAA Monthly Meeting

Date: Thursday, June 7
Time: 5:30 - 7 p.m.
Location: Walter A. Buehler Alumni Center (map)
Founders Board Room 
530 Alumni Ln. 
Davis, California 95616


Thursday, July 12, 2018 
CLAA Monthly Meeting

Date: Thursday, July 12
Time: 5:30 - 7 p.m.
Location: Walter A. Buehler Alumni Center (map)
Founders Board Room 
530 Alumni Ln. 
Davis, California 95616


Thursday, August 2, 2018 
CLAA Monthly Meeting

Date: Thursday, August 2
Time: 5:30 - 7 p.m.
Location: Walter A. Buehler Alumni Center (map)
Founders Board Room 
530 Alumni Ln. 
Davis, California 95616


Thursday, September 6, 2018 
CLAA Monthly Meeting

Date: Thursday, September 6
Time: 5:30 - 7 p.m.
Location: Walter A. Buehler Alumni Center (map)
Founders Board Room 
530 Alumni Ln. 
Davis, California 95616


Thursday, October 4, 2018 
CLAA Monthly Meeting

Date: Thursday, October 4
Time: 5:30 - 7 p.m.
Location: Walter A. Buehler Alumni Center (map)
Founders Board Room 
530 Alumni Ln. 
Davis, California 95616


Thursday, November 1, 2018 
CLAA Monthly Meeting

Date: Thursday, November 1
Time: 5:30 - 7 p.m.
Location: Walter A. Buehler Alumni Center (map)
Founders Board Room 
530 Alumni Ln. 
Davis, California 95616


Thursday, December 6, 2018 
CLAA Monthly Meeting

Date: Thursday, December 6 
Time: 5:30 - 7 p.m.
Location: Walter A. Buehler Alumni Center (map)
Founders Board Room 
530 Alumni Ln. 
Davis, California 95616

Past Events

Thursday, May 3 , 2018 
CLAA Monthly Meeting

Date: Thursday, May 10 
Time: 5:30 - 7 p.m.
Location: Walter A. Buehler Alumni Center (map)
Founders Board Room 
530 Alumni Ln. 
Davis, California 95616


Thursday, April 5, 2018
CLAA Monthly Meeting

Date: Thursday, April 12
Time: 5:30 - 7 p.m.
Location: Walter A. Buehler Alumni Center (map)
Block CA Room 
530 Alumni Ln.
Davis, California 95616


Thursday, March 8, 2018
CLAA Monthly Meeting

Saturday, March 10, 2018
Cesar Chavez Youth Leadership Conference

Friday, February 16, 2018
CLAA Strategic Planning Meeting and Happy Hour

Location: Sundstrom Winery (map)
2744 Del Rio Pl. Suite 130
Davis, CA 95618


Thursday, November 9, 2017
UC Chicano Latino Alumni Association Summit Meeting 

Join the Chicano Latino Alumni Associations from across the University of California's ten campuses at our inaugural summit meeting in Mexico City, Mexico. During this meeting we will share best practices for engaging our alumni bases across the University of California, review our legislative agenda with the State of California Latino Legislative Caucus and explore the formation of a system wide Chicano Latino alumni leadership group. 

Our location for this inaugural summit meeting provides us the opportunity to organize all UC alumni and friends event helping us strengthen our international base while focusing on the advantage of cooperation being demonstrated through the UC-Mexico Initiative. We encourage and welcome UC alumni, constituents and guests to join us at Casa de la Universidad de California this coming November.

Date: Thursday, November 9th
Time: 1 - 5 p.m. - All UC CLAA Summit Meeting at Casa de California
          6 - 8 p.m. - UC Alumni reception

Location:
 Casa de la Universidad de California (map)
Carmen No 1, Chimalistac
Delegation Álvaro Obregón, CP 01070
Ciudad de México

For more information, or if you have any questions, please email Lupe Diaz-Gallegos (UC Berkeley CLAA) or Taty Aguilera (UC Davis CLAA).


Monday, October 23, 2017
Chicano Latino Alumni Association Second Annual Fall Welcome

Hosted by Jackson R. Gualco '78, The Gualco Group, Inc.

Join the Chicano Latino Alumni Associationfor our second annual alumni & friends Fall Welcome. This event is held to kick off the new academic year and welcome students back to campus.

We are proud to be sampling delicious wine from Ceja Vineyards, an ultra-premium Latino family-owned winery founded by first generation Mexican-American winegrowers Amelia, Pedro, Armando and Martha Ceja in the Napa and Sonoma Valleys. We are grateful for the partnership of the Cal Aggie Alumni Association's newest wine partner.

Time: 5 - 7 pm
          5:30 p.m. - Remarks from CLAA leadership

Location: The Gualco Group, Inc.
500 Capitol Mall, Suite 2600
Sacramento, CA


Tuesday, October 10, 2017
CASA CUAUHTÉMOC 30th Anniversary

Join us to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of Casa Cuauhtémoc. We celebrate the empowering experiences of students through three decades of community development. It will bring those who have lived in the Casa together, and invite the community at large to celebrate the presence of the Chicanx/Latinx culture at UC Davis.

Locations: 
Thompson Hall
1087 La Rue Road
Davis, CA 95616 

Segundo Dining Commons 
663 Sprocket Bikeway
Davis, Ca 95616 

Time: 
4-4:30 pm -  Check-in and Ribbon Cutting
4:30-5 pm - Tour of Casa Cuauhtémoc
5-6 pm - Dinner at Segundo Dining Commons
6-6:30 pm - 30 generations of CASA Group Picture
6:30-7 pm - Guest Speakers
7-7:30 pm - Closing Performance & Remarks


Saturday, September 23, 2017
Chicano Latino Alumni Association: Noche de Familia 

The Chicano Latino Alumni Association (CLAA) welcomes and invites the newest members of our UC Davis Aggie family, incoming students, parents and families, to our inaugural Noche de Familia. This event is an opportunity for attendees to engage with alumni networking for mentorship, internship and career advising opportunities. Representatives from student support services, financial aid, and Student Housing will be present for individual conversations about any questions you may have. 

Join your alumni association and connect with other UC Davis Chicano Latino parents, families and students as we kick off a new academic year!

Date: Saturday, September 23

Time: 3 -5 p.m.

Location: Walter A. Buehler Alumni Center (map)
530 Alumni Lane
Davis, CA 95616


Saturday, August 12, 2017
Latino Trends in Higher Education

You're invited to join the UC Davis Chicano Latino Alumni Association for a morning conversation on the trends in higher education as they relate to our Chicano Latino community. Thank you to the following offices and organizations for supporting this event: CAFE de California, the Chicano Latino State Employees Association, UC Davis Health Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and the UC Davis Cal Aggie Alumni Association.

Time:
9 – 10 a.m. -  Networking over coffee and pastries   
9:45 a.m. - Check In Closes  
10 a.m. – 12 p.m. -  Educational Program

Location: 
UC Davis MIND Institute (map)
2825 50th Street
Sacramento, CA 95817


Saturday, March 11, 2017
Cesar Chavez Youth Leadership Conference

Join the Chicano Latino Alumni Association as they host the 17th Annual Cesar Chavez Youth Leadership confernece on campus. This opportunity provides free college and career motivational programming for middle school, high school and community college students and their parents.

Time: 8 am - 5 pm
Location: ARC PAvilion
232 Shields Ave
Davis, CA 95616
Cost: Free


Monday, September 26, 2016
Chicano Latino Alumni Association Fall Welcome

Join the Chicano Latino Alumni Association this September for our inaugural alumni & friends Fall Welcome. This event is held during the first week of classes at UC Davis to kick off the new academic year and welcome students back to campus. Sample delicious wine by Ceja Vineyards, an ultra premium Latino family owned winery founded by first generation Mexican-American winegrowers Amelia, Pedro, Armando and Martha Ceja in the Napa and Sonoma Valleys. Light hors d'oeuvres will be provided while catching up with fellow alumni, faculty, staff and students.

Time: 5:30 - 7:30 pm
6:15pm - Remarks from CLAA leadership
Location: Walter A. Buehler Alumni Center
530 Alumni Lane
Davis, CA 95616
Cost: $10 - Non- CAAA Members
Free - CAAA Members