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

Celebrating Black History & Cultures

This was us last year: celebrating Black History with a month of presentations and discussions, trivia games, food, screen printing, even a talent show. This year, our BSU is hosting a series of awesome virtual events, and we hope to see you there at https://tinyurl.com/nscbsuFriday 2/12, 3-4PM: Honoring Black History, with a virtual tour of … Continue reading Celebrating Black History & Cultures

Are Prisons Obsolete?

Angela Davis asks, "Are prisons obsolete?" The framework around abolitionism is rooted in an imagination of a better world for all - without police, without violence, without prisons. Abolitionism envisions equitable change across classes and races and investing in our community instead of individualist greed.Imagine, for a moment. What would that world look like? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2m8YACFJlMg&ab_channel=TheIntercept

North Seattle College Presents: Nikkita Oliver

The North Seattle Multicultural Events Board in partnership with North Seattle College BSU (Black Student Union) is proud to present a Conversation with Nikkita Oliver covering topics of abolitionism and how we can make positive changes in supporting marginalized communities. Angela Davis asks, "Are prisons obsolete?" The framework around abolitionism is rooted in an imagination … Continue reading North Seattle College Presents: Nikkita Oliver

The Root of Racial Injustice…Megan Ming Francis

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-aCn72iXO9s In this inspiring and powerful talk, Megan Francis traces the root causes of our current racial climate to their core causes, debunking common misconceptions and calling out "fix-all" cures to a complex social problem Megan Ming Francis is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Washington where she … Continue reading The Root of Racial Injustice…Megan Ming Francis