diversity center Hanging Out at "The Center"

The Center for Culture, Inclusion, and Community

 

The Center is a welcoming, equitable, and inclusive environment that promotes strong social connections and encourages students to be social change agents. We strive to serve students of color, immigrants/refugees, undocumented, underrepresented, and LGBTQI+QTPOC, and help them towards success at Cascadia College.

 

Please join The Center virtually through our Zoom Lobby.

Zoom with The Center
March 29th - June 11th
Mondays - Thursdays 
12:00 PM to 2:30 PM 
The Center's Spring 2021 Zoom Lobby

 

https://cascadia.zoom.us/j/82269596636
Meeting ID: 822 6959 6636

 

If you wish to visit The Center virtually outside of the operating hours, please email Larissa Tikhonova at ltikhonova@cascadia.edu.

 

The 2021 Annual Q-Topia Conference “We are more than Queer: Past, Present, Future" that was supposed to be held virtually on Saturday, May 8th, 2021 has been cancelled. Please see Spring 2021 Events for more info on the cancellation announcement.

 

Student Leadership Position at The Center

 

Spring 2021 Newsletter

 

Cascadia + UWB HaWRC: Health and Wellness Resource Center

 

External Resources and Links 

 

 

 

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 

 

The Center's physical space on campus remains closed. We will continue our services remotely. Please join The Center virtually through Zoom.

 

Zoom with The Center
March 29th - June 11th
Mondays - Thursdays
12:00 PM to 2:30 PM
The Center's Spring 2021 Zoom Lobby

 

https://cascadia.zoom.us/j/82269596636
Meeting ID: 822 6959 6636

 

The Center is a welcoming, equitable, and inclusive environment that promotes strong social connections and encourages students to be social change agents. We strive to serve students of color, immigrants/refugees, undocumented, underrepresented, and LGBTQI+QTPOC, and help them towards success at Cascadia College.

 

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 - On Campus Location Closed

Monday - Thursday
1:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Friday - Sunday
Closed

Location

The Center's Winter 2021 Zoom Lobby

 

https://cascadia.zoom.us/j/86714582914
Meeting ID: 867 158 2914

 

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.

 

2020-21 LGBTQ Scholarships and Scholarship Guide

 

More LGBTQ Scholarship Information

 

 

 


 

Other Resource Guides

 

Cascadia + UWB HaWRC: Health and Wellness Resource Center 
The HaWRC website also provides resources for food access, budgeting tools, and resources for first time renters. HaWRC Flyer


HaWRC website on Understanding the Racial Wealth Gap  
Visit the HaWRC website for information on Understanding the Racial Wealth Gap, the history behind it and how it impacts housing today.

 

External Resources and Links 

 

Racial Microagressions in Everyday Life

 

Supporting Undocumented Youth

 

 

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Spring 2021 Events

Spring Quarter Community Partner Program - Ongoing

This program is a volunteer-based service, which connects ESL and Internation Students with English speaking students for one hour per week in conversation.

This is a great opportunity to learn and make new friends!

If you are interested in participating, please join The Center's Zoom Lobby during the Spring Quarter.

For more information, please contact Larissa Tikhonova at ltikhonova@cascadia.edu.

 

Monday - Thursday

12:00 PM - 2:30 PM

 

https://cascadia.zoom.us/j/82269596636

Meeting ID: 822 6959 6636

 

Flyer 

  

 

 

2021 Social Gathering Drop-in 

 

The Center for Culture, Inclusion, and Community (The Center) is pleased to invite you in joining us for a guide on how to improve your work-life balance and have fun playing games!

 

Tuesday, May 11th

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

 

https://cascadia.zoom.us/j/82269596636

Meeting ID: 822 6959 6636

 

Flyer

 

 


 

 

2021 Students of Color Conference

 

The Center for Culture, Inclusion, and Community “The Center” is pleased to announce the 31st Annual Students of Color Conference, "Hearing our Voices: Resilience Empowered Change" will be held virtually on April 15th - 16th, 2021.

 

The Students of Color Conference brings together 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. This is a free event and available to any interested student.

 

If you are interested in attending, please contact Larissa Tikhonova at ltikhonova@cascadia.edu or 425-352-8143. 

 

 

Thursday, April 15th and Friday, April 16th

 

Register with Larissa Tikhonova by email to: ltikhonova@cascadia.edu

 

Flyer

 

 


 

2021 Q-Topia Conference

 

The Annual Q-Topia Conference “We are more than Queer: Past, Present, Future" that was supposed to be held virtually on Saturday, May 8th, 2021 has been cancelled.

 

Please contact Larissa Tikhonova at ltikhonova@cascadia.edu or 425-352-8143 for any questions.

 


 

2021 Pride Month Guest Speaker 

Join us at The Center with local guest speaker Devan Rogers (They:Them /Dey:Dem) 

Devan is an Anti-Racist Community Organizer, starting off with YUIR Seattle, EPIC and the #NNYJCampaign. Being a part of these community orgs was foundational for their development, and they are proud to say that they are a Prison Abolitionist thanks to the community who invested in their growth. Devan is also proud to be  a part of the Black Power Epicenter Cooperative.

 

Wednesday, June 2nd

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

https://cascadia.zoom.us/j/81609604986

 

Flyer

 


 

2021 Tips on Looking After Yourself

Come join us to learn how to take better care of yourself and play games.

Thursday, June 3rd

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

https://cascadia.zoom.us/j/82269596636

 

Flyer

 


 

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