UW Event: Women of Color Reception

Please  join us in honoring women of color at the University of Washington! We recognize them for their dedication, knowledge, and guidance in all facets of the university. Chera Amlag, the co-founder and head baker of the Hood Famous Bakeshop, a local Seattle Bakery, will keynote for this event!
When: March 7th, 2017 @ 12:00 PM
Where:  wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ (The Intellectual House)
This year we are asking participants to give back to the community. If you are able please consider bringing an item to the reception to donate to Mary’s Place and the Jubilee Women’s Shelter. Research has shown that women of color are disproportionately affected by homelessness. Your donation will be greatly appreciated. ECC staff and volunteers will deliver the donated items.


Please consider bringing one or some of the following:

  • Clean underwear and bras (larger sizes especially)
  • Socks
  • Shoes
  • Raincoats
  • Pain reliever medicine
  • Eye drops
  • Cough drops
  • Gift Cards to Wal-Mart, Target, K-Mart, Fred Meyer, QFC
  • Toothpaste
  • Toothbrushes
  • Tampons
  • Deodorant
  • Soap
  • Hairbrushes
  • Shampoo
  • Soaps
  • Razors
  • Diapers (childcare)
  • Blankets
  • Towels

Please email thacht2@uw.edu, if you have any questions.



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