Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center

Ferguson and Beyond: Race, State Violence, and Activist Agendas for Social Justice in the 21st Century

Police use of deadly force against unarmed African Americans across U.S. cities garnered national and international attention in the closing months of 2014, putting antiblack racism and state-sanctioned violence at the forefront of social justice agendas, and sparking the most sustained and broad-based antiracist movement since the 1960s. At this day-long teach-in, we will put

MLK Day of Service 2015

The Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity supports the Carlson Leadership & Public Service Center, United Way of King County, and the MLK Celebration Committee. Join the Carlson Leadership & Public Service Center & United Way of King County in the celebration, which begins with a kick off event in the Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center, featuring inspirational speeches, coffee, tea

Akinyele Omowale Umoja Talk

Akinyele Omowale Umoja is an Associate Professor and Chair of Department of African American Studies at Georgia State. He will be discussing the critical role of armed resistance to the Southern freedom struggle and the dismantling of segregation and lack disenfranchisement. Come check it out! Monday, November 17, 2014 4:00 PM, Communications 120 A reception

Dia De Los Muertos

Come celebrate Dia De Los Muertos at the Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center! All students are invited to this fun cultural event which has something for everyone. Honoring those who will never be forgotten. Come learn about the history, make sugar skulls, have some pan de muerto, Mexican hot chocolate, and pan dulce. Don’t forget about

2014 RSO Registration & Affiliation

UPDATE: LAST DAY TO REGISTER YOUR RSO IS TOMORROW, OCTOBER 30, 2014. NATIVE CHICANO SUITE, 4:00pm-5:00pm   Helllo all! Don’t miss your chance to affiliate with both the Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center and the Student Activities Office in one session. Affiliating with the Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center provides you with an opportunity to

ECC Gala 2014 Recap!

On May 21 we hosted the 11th annual ECC gala which is an event that  celebrates decades of leadership.  Our annual awards GALA is an opportunity for our community to recognize affiliated students organizations and individuals who are active members of our ECC community, UW community and the greater Seattle community through activism, leadership, event

Gala 2014 Voting and RSVP are here!

Join the celebration to recognize and pay tribute to student organizations and leaders for their achievements and successes throughout the academic school year.  The evening includes a banquet, awards ceremony, senior recognition, prizes and entertainment. You must be in a Registered Student Organization (RSO) that is affiliated with the ECC in order to vote and

Join our pack! Applications for Protege/Mentee are now open!

  Mentor Power for Success invites you to Become a MPFS Student Mentor Today!  (You can even earn 1 or 2 credits!)   YOU can make an important difference by volunteering to be a student mentor to an incoming first year student. The Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity (OMA&D) Mentor Program – Mentor Power for Success invites you to be a

ECC Leadership Workshops Spring Quarter Series

Workshop Descriptions So You Got Into Graduate School? The purpose of this workshop is to provide advice and guidance on how to navigate graduate school as a person of color.  We will look at finding community, creating community, navigating our intersecting indentities within institutions, while building networks.  There will also be a panel of graduate students

First Annual Multigrad Recognition Ceremony!

Are you graduating this year? If so, The Ethnic Cultural Center invites graduating seniors, graduate students, and professional school students to participate in this year’s MultiGrad. The ceremony will honor our graduates, you will hear from a keynote speaker and your fellow students, free gifts provided, and delicious desserts! The MultiGrad Recognition Ceremony is a

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