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The Center for Culture, Inclusion, and Community

 

About The Center

"The Center" welcomes each and everyone of you.  

At "The Center" you can:

  • Referral resources on and off campus
  • Community collaboration and partnerships
  • Quarterly orientation for new, returning, and former students
  • Informal discussions
  • ESL Conversation Partner Program
  • Coordination of "Students of Color Conference" attendees
  • Educational and social events and programs 

 

For more information about programs and services, or learn how you can be involved, contact Larissa Tikhonova at  ltikhonova@cascadia.edu or (425) 352-8143.

 

Office Information


The Center Hours

Monday - Thursday
9:00am - 6:00pm

Friday - Sunday
Closed

Location

CC1, Lower Level

 

Staff Information

larissaLarissa Tikhonova
Program Specialist 2
425.352.8143
ltikhonova@cascadia.edu

 

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Our Services

We offer a variety of services including:

  • Referral resources on and off campus
  • Small discussions hosted by faculty and campus departments
  • Space for student clubs to host meetings and small events
  • Coordination of Cascadia's participation in the Washington State Student of Color Conference
  • Coordination of Cascadia's participation in the Washington Q-Topia Conference


 
LGBTQ College Resources

Attending college can be difficult, but lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning students may have an even harder time than others. The following guide was created to help LGBTQ students understand how many campuses are helping to make the college experience more welcoming and supportive. Use this guide for various on-campus and online resources.

 

2019-20 LGBTQ Scholarships and Scholarship Guide

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Events of Interest


Annual Students of Color Conference

The Center for Culture, Inclusion, and Community “The Center” is pleased to announce that applications for the Annual Students of Color Conference are now available.

 

The 30th Annual Students of Color Conference, "Calling All Changemakers: 30 Years of Unapologetic Activism", will be held in Yakima Convention Center, Washington, on Thursday, April 23rd to Saturday, April 25th 2020. The Students of Color Conference brings together over 800 students from 34 community and technical colleges across the state to discuss topics that include ethnic and racial identity development, academic success, skills for promoting social justice, and intercultural communications.

 

All registration costs, accommodations and transportation will be covered by “The Center” for those selected to attend. Students must be enrolled at Cascadia for Winter and Spring 2020 with at least 5 credits per quarter and have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 to be eligible to participate at the conference.

 

Please stop by at “The Center” if you are interested in participating at the conference.
 

 

Annual Q-Topia Conference

The Center for Culture, Inclusion, and Community “The Center” is pleased to announce that applications for the Annual Q-Topia Conference are now available. The Annual Q-Topia Conference "I Am More Than Queer: Past, Present, Future" will be held in Olympia, at South Puget Sound Community College, on Friday, May 8th to Saturday, May 9th, 2020.

 

The Q-Topia Conference creates a liberating space to engage queer individuals and their many communities to develop their sense of belonging and pride in queer culture and community. This conference is a collaborative project of regional colleges, community organizations, educators, students and organizers. We are proud to invite you to join us in a conference by the people and for the people!!!

 

All registration costs, accommodations and transportation will be covered by "The Center" for those selected to attend. Students must be enrolled at Cascadia for Winter and Spring 2020 with at least 5 credits per quarter and have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 to be eligible to participate at the conference.

 

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