Students of Color Conference Application

“Cultivate OUR Truth with Unity & Resilience”
April 6th – 8th, 2017 | Yakima, WA

This year we will be celebrating 27 years of the Students of Color Conference (SOCC) and the impact it has had at our institutions and in our communities.

CONFERENCE GOAL:  Support Washington State students to become more active proponents of their own education and life choices, and expand the opportunities and possibilities for students to become agents of change.

The conference is guided by five main themes:

  1. Identity Development: introduce students to concepts and structures that will strengthen their ethnic and/or racial identity.
  2. Awareness of Others: these workshops are designed to increase students’ awareness, knowledge, and understanding related to race, ethnicity, and other differences of groups other than their own.
  3. Skill Development: students build and learn skills that they can use to achieve their full potential.
  4. Social Justice/Social Activism: these workshops will introduce and/or advance students’ understanding of the importance of becoming social agents of change.
  5. Personal Development: students learn the importance of health and wellness issues related to the mind, body, and soul.

Who may apply?

  • Any and all current WWCC Students that identify with the Conference Goal & Themes
  • Students who are able to attend  the conference without jeopardizing academic success by
    • Receiving permission from instructors to miss classes on April 6 & 7
    • Completing  homework ahead of time and making arrangements for tests/quizzes

Space is Limited

Submit the completed form by 5 PM on February 22, 2017
You also have the option of submitting a paper application to Tim Toon or
Vince Ruzicka in the Student Activity Center. Questions? Call 509.527.4307