Annual summit for Pacific Islander Resources in Education happening Sept. 29
The Annual Summit for Pacific Islanders Resources and Education (ASPIRE) - a statewide education summit at South Seattle Community College is set to take place Saturday, September 29.
Pacific Islander students, parents, educators, and community leaders will all take part.
ASPIRE is part of the Washington State Asian American and Pacific Islander Voices in Education Initiative (Voices Initiative), which launched last year to prepare Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) families, community leaders, and organizations to help AAPI students achieve academic success.
Highlights of the summit include:
- Workshops for parents and students
- Keynote speaker, Professor Vicente M. Diaz
- A special performance by Elias Ka'uhane & Napun Tasi
- A raffle for a chance to win two roundtrip tickets on Alaska Airlines
The event will be held in the Jerry Brockey Center at SSCC located at 6000-16th Ave. SW, Seattle, WA 98106
and will run from 9am - 4pm It is free and open to the public. Breakfast and lunch will be provided
The Annual Summit for Pacific Islander Resources and Education Summit (ASPIRE) creates a space for Pacific Islander students, parents, families, educators, and community members to come together to share and exchange perspectives, lived experiences, resources, and information on the issues facing their children in the education system. ASPIRE builds momentum behind an education reform agenda, inspired through community organizing, which supports Pacific Islander students.
Driving directions: www.southseattle.edu/campus/map.htm#sscc. Take Metro routes 125 or 128 for front-door service to South. Free parking.
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