Online Stand Against Racism event April 28

April 24, 2020

Media Contact:
Erin Tofte, associate dean of campus life, equity and inclusion, (509) 682-6868
Libby Siebens, community relations executive director, (509) 682-6436 (Mon. – Thurs.)

In collaboration with YWCA, Wenatchee Valley College will host its 4th annual Stand Against Racism event online on Tuesday, April 28. This webinar is free and open to the public.

The online webinar will take place using Zoom from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. It will feature a panel on the topic of “Equity and Civic Engagement.”

The panel consists of WVC employees, including Erin Tofte, associate dean of campus life, equity and inclusion; Yuritzi Lozano, College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) director, and Shandy Abrahamson, director of tribal relations.

The panel will raise awareness around racial justice issues that pose barriers to civic engagement for communities of color. They will speak about their expertise and experiences around racial inequity/inequality, civic engagement, and leadership

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  • To report discrimination or harassment: Title IX Coordinator, Wenatchi Hall 2322M, (509) 682-6445,
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