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2016 Diversity Conference

Olympic College 2016 Diversity Conference

Inspire Instill Ignite

June 23-24, 2016

This conference will offer participants the opportunity to build community and to network, while enhancing their understanding and skills in the areas of diversity, inclusion, multiculturalism, and social justice.

Program Tracks

  • Education and skills development
  • Identity and personal development
  • The arts
  • Leadership development
  • Social justice and activism

Keynote Speakers

Rosa Clemente

Rosa Alicia Clemente is a Black Puerto Rican grassroots organizer, hip-hop activist, journalist, and entrepreneur. 
Founder of Know Thy Self Productions, Rosa has created two successful college/universities tours, Dare to Struggle, Dare to Win and the Speak Truth to Power.
With an earned degree from the University of Albany and a Masters of Professional Studies from Cornell University she is committed to scholar-activism and youth organizing. As an activist she has traveled domestically and internationally to colleges, universities, high schools and prisons.

Michael Tuncap

Michael Tuncap was born in the village of Aniguak, Guam and raised in Tacoma, Washington. Michael was the founding Director of the Pacific Islander Student Commission at UW Seattle in 2000 & co-founder of the PIONEER outreach program in 2001. He studied at the University of Virginia in 2000 as a research fellow with the Ralph Bunche Summer Institute. In 2001, he studied at the Goldman School of Public Policy as a research fellow with the Public Policy & International Affairs Institute. Michael graduated from UW Seattle with degrees in Communications and Political Science.



2016 Diversity Conference Schedule

Questions: Contact - Amanda Gebhardt-Fuentes 360.475.7721 or Sam Morgan 360.473.2829