San Jose, CA (February 23) -- On Friday, March 1, 2013, the San Jose State University M.E.X.A. is hosting the 44th Annual Raza Day.
According to the organizers, Raza Day is an annual educational event informing high school students of their college opportunities. The event also instills in the minds of the students educational and cultural awareness in a unique way by making the event entertaining and full of fun.
This is an opportunity the students should not miss. Latino students have a chance to better their future by attending the event and be informed and they can also avail of opportunities the organizers prepared for all attendees.
The theme for this year's annual event is, "Bridging the Generations - connecting the youth with their past, history, and elders and use that so that they can determine their future".
In 1969, the first Raza Day was held in San Jose State University after M.E.X.A. students and community members thought they must educate the youth about their culture. They also thought of raising social consciousness to better their conditions in their own communities.
The event, since then, upheld their goals and have affected the lives of many students in their personal, academic, and and professional pursuits.