Mi Comunidad/My Community

Mi Comunidad/My Community is a mentoring program run by graduate and professional students affiliated with the Latin@ Graduate Student Coalition (LGSC) and supported by the Latina/o Studies Program (LSP) and Latina/o Student Success Office (LSSO) at Cornell University. Our mission is to address the needs of underrepresented undergraduate students at Cornell University and build community among undergraduate, graduate, and professional Latin@ students, faculty, administrators, and community members.

Mi Comunidad/My Community seeks to:

•Build community among underrepresented students, faculty, administrators, community members at Cornell University through personal and professional relationships
•Encourage academic and community engagement among underrepresented students at Cornell University
•Ease students’ transition to higher education
•Provide information and guidance to undergraduate students on a one-to-one basis about applying to graduate school, navigating the academy, and work-life balance


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LGSC Writing Workshop 

The writing workshop is geared towards graduate students seeking a space to read, study, or write fellowships applications, grants, conference papers, journal articles, master theses or projects, dissertations, etc.

For the Fall semester (2018), starting September 5th, LGSC will be holding our weekly writing workshop every Wednesday from 4:30pm – 7:30pm at Rockefeller Hall 434.

For any questions regarding our writing workshops, please contact Sonora at


*Please note: LGSC provides snacks every week. And provides dinner once a month.

Interested in creating a new program or project? Share your ideas with us!

If you are interested in creating a new program or project, please refer to to our Proposal Submission page to submit your suggestion.