• Stand Against Racism

    • Share:
    Name: Stand Against Racism
    Date: April 26, 2018
    Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM PDT
    Event Description:
    YWCA NCW in partnership with Wenatchee Valley College bring you YWCA's national Stand Against Racism awareness event. We invite our community to join us for education on the topic of racism. This event is free of charge and kid friendly. Find us decked out in orange outside of Van Tassel hall at the fountain. Thanks to our sponsors: WVC Student Senate, Molina Healthcare, Together for Youth, Cascade Auto Center, NW Immigration Rights Project and city of Wenatchee's Diversity Council. Schedule 9:00am-9:15am: Omak Red Road Association - Red Road Drummers and Opening Ceremony 9:15am-9:30am: Dr. Jim Richardson - President of Wenatchee Valley College Jenny Pratt – Executive Director YWCA Frank Kuntz – Mayor City of Wenatchee 9:30am-10:00am: Earth Feather Sovereign- Colville Tribal Member - Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women 10:00am-10:45am: Dr. Gabriela Moreno – Faculty, New Mexico State University – Examining the Border Struggle 10:45am -11:15am: Rich Brinkman – WVC Sociology Faculty - Our Common Future 11:15am-12:15:Frank Leon Roberts – Faculty, New York University - Black Lives Matter 11:30am-1:00pm Lunch at the Fountain (provided by ASWVC) 12:15pm: Moment of Silence (Freddie Ham) 12:15am-12:30pm: Erin Tofte-Nordvik – WVC Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion - White Privilege, Colorblindness & Institutional Racism 12:30pm-1:00pm: Donte Quinine – Faculty South Seattle CC - Micro-slavery: Exploring the Illusion of Freedom in American Sports 1:00pm-1:30pm: Luz Estrada & Rozie Escobedo – WVC Queer Straight Alliance Club President & VP – Intersectionality of Race, Citizenship & Sexuality – A Student Perspective 1:30pm-2:00pm: Joan Qazi – WVC Geography Faculty – Environmental Racism 2:00pm-2:30pm: Kelly Anderson – WVC Faculty- Finding Your Political Voice 2:30pm- 3:00pm: Essay contest - presentations from students 3:00pm: Tearing down the wall 3:15pm: Closing remarks – Jenny Pratt / Erin Tofte-Nordvik 6:00pm-7:00pm: Frank Leon Roberts – Evening Session – Black Lives Matter
    Wenatchee Valley College 1300 5th St. Wenatchee, WA 98801
    Date/Time Information:
    Contact Information:
    Contact Chyvonna Torres 509-662-3531x131
    Set a Reminder:
    Enter your email address below to receive a reminder message.