Wenatchee Valley College Stand Against Racism events April 26-27

April 25, 2022

Media Contact:
Marichuy Alvizar, diversity & equity coordinator, (509) 682-6865
Livia Millard, WVC at Omak multicultural affairs coordinator, (509) 422-7814
Libby Siebens, community relations executive director, (509) 682-6436 (Mon. – Thurs.)

In collaboration with YWCA, Wenatchee Valley College presents our seventh annual Stand Against Racism events in Wenatchee, Tuesday, April 26 and Omak Wednesday, April 27. These events are free and open to the public.

The Wenatchee event will be held around the WVC fountain from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will also be a march and march afterparty downtown from 4-5:15 p.m. Meet at the YWCA thrift store on Wenatchee Ave.

The Omak event will be held at the Omak Campus Native Garden from 12-3 p.m. and there will be a march in Omak afterward from 3-3:30 p.m. at the Omak park.

The theme of the event this year is “We Can’t Wait: Equity and Justice Now!” There will be tabling by local organizations and presenters on issues of critical race theory, reproductive justice, living wage and representation in film and television.

To view a full agenda visit wvc.edu/StandAgainstRacism.

Sponsors for this event include YWCA NCW, WVC student senates of both Wenatchee and Omak campuses, WVC Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Omak campus Multicultural Affairs, Omak Red Road Association, WVC College Assistance Migrant Program, WVC Chicano/a Studies, 12 Tribes Resort & Casino, Liliana’s Beauty Salon, Molina HealthCare, Amerigroup, Gesa Credit Union, City of Wenatchee, United Way of Chelan and Douglas Counties, Northwest Immigrant Rights Project and Planned Parenthood.


Wenatchee Valley College enriches North Central Washington by serving educational and cultural needs of communities and residents throughout the service area. The college provides high-quality transfer, liberal arts, professional/technical, basic skills and continuing education for students of diverse ethnic and economic backgrounds. Visit our website, wvc.edu.

Wenatchee Valley College is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in employment and student enrollment. All programs are free from discrimination and harassment against any person because of race, creed, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, or the use of a service animal by a person with a disability, age, parental status or families with children, marital status, religion, genetic information, honorably discharged veteran or military status or any other prohibited basis per RCW 49.60.030, 040 and other federal and state laws and regulations, or participation in the complaint process.

The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies and Title IX compliance for both the Wenatchee and Omak campuses:

  • To report discrimination or harassment: Title IX Coordinator, Wenatchi Hall 2322M, (509) 682-6445, title9@wvc.edu.
  • To request disability accommodations: Student Access Coordinator, Wenatchi Hall 2133, (509) 682-6854, TTY/TTD: dial 711, sas@wvc.edu.