Celebrating Our Moms – Happy Mother’s Day!

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!

Celebrating Amazing Moms Speaking Truth to Power

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

The Vagina Monologues – Advocating for Women’s Rights and Honoring Their Lived Experiences

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

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

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

March is Women’s Her-Story 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

NSC Welcomes the New Pacific Islander Affinity Group

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

It Happened Here: How Internment of Japanese-Americans Shaped the History of North Seattle College

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