Central Americans for Empowerment (CAFE)
Our mission is to help those who identify as Central American in finding the right resources to navigate in and out of Cal. We hope to work with other Latinx and Chicanx organizations to ensure that our narratives continue to be heard at Cal and beyond. We also hope to partner with non-profits that help Central American region.
Chicano(a)s/Latino(a)s in Health Education
CHE is a community of UC Berkeley students who are interested in pursuing a career in the health field and who are interested in learning about health issues that affect the Latino community. Our goals are to motivate students to pursue a health career, to instill the desire to help the underserved, to provide resources to help them on their journey, to create a friendly and welcoming environment so that members can help and support each other, and to provide health resources to educate the communities of Berkeley and Oakland.
Chicanx- Latinx Architecture Student Association (CASA)
Our goal is to provide information, guidance, and support to students in the design profession; to increase the number of incoming minorities in the College of Environmental Design; and to better introduce the profession of Latin@ design work.
Students of Color (SOC)
To develop and expand the academic and social support, mentorship, career networking, and advocacy efforts for students of color and other underrepresented students within the College of Environmental Design. ECD-SOC also promotes and advocates for greater attention and leadership toward social justice and equity within our respective fields.
Columbians at Berkeley
The purpose of this organization shall be to create an interesting and stimulating environment for students at UC Berkeley. It will promote the Colombian culture through social and cultural activities. Its purpose is also to educate other students about the Colombian culture and to provide a sense of a “home away from home” for Colombian undergraduate and graduate students. The organization will provide a space for cultural exchange and growth for its members.
Danza in Xochitl in Cuicatl
The purpose of Danza In Xochitl is to provide a space for students to learn indigenous Mexica culture including dance, music, and history; to share this knowledge with the campus community; and to promote research on Abya Yalan indigenous cultures.
Gamma Zeta Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
Gamma Zeta Alpha Fraternity, Inc. is a Latino interest fraternity dedicated to three principles: Academic Excellence, Community Service, and the maintenance of the Latino culture through Brotherhood. All brothers of this fraternity strongly abide by these values in their everyday lives and demonstrate this strength through performing a number of community building activities. Community service is perhaps one of our largest emphases, as we strive to return a small portion of what our families and upbringings have provided to us in our quest for success.
Graduate Students de la Raza
Graduate Students de la Raza seeks to address the social, political, academic, cultural, and educational issues and concerns that affect the Latina/o graduate and professional community at UC Berkeley. Graduate Students de la Raza serve as a cross-departmental bridge for the Latina/o graduate and professional student body to build community and networks and engages in the academic and professional development of graduate and professional students.
Hermanas Unidas provides undergraduate, graduate, and professional leadership opportunities and resources to predominantly Latina/Chicana students by participating in and organizing academic, community service, and social events. It also provides a safe place for Latina/Chicana students, who are largely underrepresented, and raise awareness about issues present in the community.
This familia is focused on creating a powerful and sensitive Hermandad orientated towards Chicano and Latino cultures (i.e., the indigenous roots of our ancestors and the modern day movimiento). We focus on three main pillars: Academic Excellence, Community Service, and Social Networking. Through these pillars, we aim to increase Chicano/Latino matriculation and graduation rates at UC Berkeley.
Hispanic Engineers and Scientists
The Hispanic Engineers and Scientists (HES) of the University of California, Berkeley, are determined to increase the number of culturally responsible engineers and scientists who succeed academically, lead professionally, and passionately contribute to society.
La Raza Law Journal
La Raza Law Students Association
Academic, social, emotional and political support for Latin@ Law students and commitment to Latin@ community empowerment. We are a group dedicated to mentoring, supporting, and advocating for Latin@ Law Students and the Latin@ community in Berkeley at large.
Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Inc.
Lambda Theta Phi, Latin Fraternity, Inc.
The ideals of this brotherhood are the following: Academic Excellence; Brotherhood; Leadership; Latino Unity; Service. On a daily basis, our brothers live up to these ideals, as set forth by fourteen young Latino men decades ago. Since our founding, Lambda Theta Phi has established chapters in every region of the country at both the undergraduate and professional levels. Our brotherhood continues to provide the necessary skills and resources for the advancement and empowerment of our people and for the betterment of this nation.
Lambda Upsilon Lambda
Latin American Leadership Society
Latino Business Student Association
Latino Pre Law Society
Established in the Fall semester of 2002, the purpose of the Latinx Pre-Law Society is to provide a solid professional, educational, progressive, supportive, and networking foundation within the Latinx community in the legal profession, the Latinx population at UC Berkeley, and the community at large. LPLS is a non-partisan organization that focuses on a progressive agenda that prepares and empowers Latinx folks to pursue a legal education and/or career.
Latino/a Association of Graduate Students in Engineering and Science
The Latino Association of Graduate Students in Engineering and Science (LAGSES) at UC Berkeley was founded in 1994 by Latino students to provide a cohesive group for incoming and continuing Latino/a graduate students at UC Berkeley. LAGSES members are committed to helping Latino/a students enter and graduate from UC Berkeley graduate programs in engineering and science.
“She who creates herself.”
For the past 22 years, TRENZA has provided a support network for the many young women that have stepped foot on the UC Berkeley campus. Socials, parties, community events, and weekly meetings have allowed TRENZUDAS to share numerous precious memories with each other. Positive attitudes and warm smiles characterize the exemplary organization that is TRENZA. The women of this organization hold it very dear to their hearts as they remember the smiles, the hi’s as you passed each other on Sproul, the laughs, talks, the cries, the Banda dancing, the cooking, the retreats, and those special moments that occurred when you choose to become a TRENZUDA.