Diversity events planned for Edmonds Community College

The Diversity Student Center at Edmonds Community College has announced the schedule for its spring diversity events, which continue through Thursday, May 9. All events are free and open to the public and will be held on campus, 20000 68th Ave. W., Lynnwood:

Same-Sex Marriage and the U.S. Supreme Court
12:30-1:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 1 | Black Box Theatre
Edmonds CC Paralegal instructor Scott Haddock will lead a discussion on the history of same-sex marriage in the United States and two Supreme Court cases that could change everything. Co-sponsored by Love Happens, the college’s LBGTQA (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning, and Ally) club.

28th Annual POWWOW
May 3-5 | Seaview Gym
The event brings together students, families, and communities to celebrate American Indian singing, drumming, dancing, and arts and crafts. Dance and drum ceremonies start at 7 p.m., Friday; 1 and 7 p.m., Saturday; and 1 p.m., Sunday. During intermissions from 5-7 p.m. Saturday, there will be Native storytelling.

Crossing Mountains: A Journey from Undocumented Immigrant to Award-Winning Author
11:30 a.m-12:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 7 | Black Box Theatre
Reyna Grande, author of “The Distance Between Us” and “Dancing with Butterflies,” speaks about her life as an undocumented citizen.

The TRUTH about Undocumented Students
11:30 a.m-12:30 p.m., Thursday, May 9 | Brier Hall 231
A panel of undocumented college students describe their fears, barriers, and successes.

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