Dr. Mari describes her mom: She is a kind, inspiring, wonderful person. She is always devoted to always caring for others over herself. She is originally from San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, island of Luzon in the Philippines. She currently lives in Richmond, BC, Canada. Dr. Mari (newborn baby) with her mom and dad She’s a … Continue reading Celebrating Our Moms – Happy Mother’s Day!
Dr. Joy DeGruy and her daughter, Bahia Overton Featuring this powerful duo mother daughter team: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hxk5Sfx8s_I&t=319s Dr. Joy Angela DeGruy holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication, a Master's degree in Social Work (MSW), a Master's degree in Clinical Psychology, and a PhD in Social Work Research. Dr. DeGruy is a nationally and internationally … Continue reading Celebrating Amazing Moms Speaking Truth to Power
Disclaimer: Some of the material could be a trigger so please take care of yourself. This first monologue is to honor the refugee women from Bosnia and Kosovo who were sent to rape camps in 1993. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HPKVugNllhg&t=11s My vagina is angry https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vQK-_AczShs King County Sexual Assault Resource Center To talk with someone immediately, please call … Continue reading The Vagina Monologues – Advocating for Women’s Rights and Honoring Their Lived Experiences
(Disclaimer: This may cause an emotional trigger for those who have been traumatized by sexual assault) https://www.denimdayinfo.org/why-denim The Denim Day story begins in Italy in 1992, when an 18-year old girl was raped by the 45-year old driving instructor who was taking her to her very first driving lesson. He took her to an isolated … Continue reading What is Denim Day?
Learn about the importance of CHamoru indigenous communities more dates to follow. Tuesdays, North Seattle College's Pacific Islander Affinity Group meets at 4pm at the Affinity Student Lounge: https://tinyurl.com/nscslounge
E.P.I.C. Film Screening Thursday, April 8th from 12noon-1pm Join Zoom Meetinghttps://zoom.us/j/91017957392?pwd=VFQxa0JFTWVUbW9CbW9NYzNKVFhSQT09Meeting ID: 910 1795 7392Passcode: 612026 RESOURCES for Survivors of Sexual Assault and Abuse King County Sexual Assault Resource Center https://www.kcsarc.org/ Phone Hotline: 888-99-VOICE (888-998-6423) available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week NSVRC - National Sexual Violence Resource Center https://www.nsvrc.org/saam https://www.nsvrc.org/find-help RAINN - Rape Abuse Incest National Network … Continue reading Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Malala Yousafzai, Pakistani Activist, University of Oxford 2020 Graduate, and Youngest Nobel Prize Laureate https://malala.org/malalas-story https://malala.org/our-work?sc=header Malala Yousafzai's lived experience of being targeted and shot in the face and surviving is a story of great courage. Her continued advocacy for safe and free education for girls around the world earned her a Nobel Prize. The … Continue reading March is Women’s Her-Story Month
North Seattle College is excited to announce it's first-ever Pacific Islander Affinity Group! Anna Bungag, PIA's logo artist and North Seattle College Graduate TRiO Navigator Jeff Bermudes (he/his), Pacific Islander Affinity Group Advisor is a descendant of the Chamorro people indigenous to the Mariana Islands. Sabrina Malialani (she/her), Student Leader is a descendant of King … Continue reading NSC Welcomes the New Pacific Islander Affinity Group
From (L to R): Akira, Haruo, Mr. Kumasaka, Mariko, Mrs. Kumasaka, May (via Densho) In 1911, Japanese immigrants Shoji and Matsuma Kumasaka founded Green Lake Gardens on the spot where the College stands today. The whole area around Green Lake was farmed by Japanese immigrants and their families. By the 1920s, Japanese-American farmers supplied 75% of King County's vegetables and … Continue reading It Happened Here: How Internment of Japanese-Americans Shaped the History of North Seattle College