Please tell students about two conference opportunities: Queer I Am and Students of Color

Please tell your students about these upcoming conference opportunities: Queer I Am and the Students of Color Conference. 

Queer I Am: The 2nd Annual LGBTQ + Leadership Summit at South Puget Sound CC
March 25-26, 2016
The Multicultural Center will cover the costs to attend! Apply now – space is limited!

Queer I Am aims to create a liberating space that engages Queer individuals and their many communities in developing a sense of belonging and pride in Queer culture. This Summit has been a collaborative project of regional colleges, community organizations, educators, and organizers. We are proud to invite you to join us in a grassroots summit by the people for the people!

Values central to the summit:
• Building community through liberation and celebration of queer culture.
• Providing spaces for safety, healing and growth.
• Fostering accessibility for diverse needs and levels of experience.
• Centering voices and experiences of Queer and Trans People of Color.
• Emphasizing solidarity amongst our queer cultural differences to develop community.

Check out more information about the Queer I am Summit.

And did we mention… the Multicultural Center will cover the costs to attend!

Students of Color Conference
WHEN   Thursday, April 21, 2015 – Saturday, April 23, 2016
WHERE Yakima, Washington
COST     Free !
There’s still time to apply to attend the Students of Color Conference! Get your application in the Multicultural Center, PUB Rm. 9301.

We encourage students to attend this most amazing student conference in the state. Past attendees have repeatedly expressed what a transformative and empowering opportunity this was for them and what a great time they had meeting students from across the state.

Workshop topics include:

•             Social Justice & Equity

•             Academic Success

•             Ethnic, Racial & Cultural Competency Skills

•             Leadership Development

•             Identity Development

•             Diversity and Multiculturalism

•             Great Networking Opportunities !

The conference is an exciting and valuable educational experience! Over 800 students from community colleges across the state participate every year.

Stop by the Multicultural Center to pick up an application and find out more!!


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