Amy HyunAh Park and Adana Protonentis will be hosting a community education workshop on racism and equity. We hope to see you then! Join us from 6-8pm in the Library!
Thursday, December 14th, 6-8pm at QAE
The first QAE "Festival of Lights" Winter Cultural Celebration, hosted by QAE Families of Color, will take place on Thurs. Dec. 14th from 6-8pm in the QAE Cafeteria. It will be a wonderful chance to share in light and love, good food, warm drinks, crafts, friendship, and family. It is the QAE FOC planning teams intention to have foods and traditions shared from the beautiful cultures of our QAE families and we need your help to bring this gathering to life.
Click the link to the sign-up genius and sign-up to share food, dessert, event help, and/or share a performance of a poem, song, dance, story, etc...
Thank you, the planning team knows the holiday season is a busy time and we truly appreciate your consideration for volunteering for this event!
The next QAE Families of Color meeting is Tuesday, Oct. 24th from 6-7:30pm at the school library.
We are excited to have our own Michele Christensen share info about her experiences on the Seattle Public Schools Ethnic Studies Task Force. Topics will include:
We'll also have a discussion on the history of racial discrimination in housing in Seattle. We'll learn about racial restrictive covenants and how this is reflected in our neighborhoods today.
We're excited to have Games Club for kiddos during the meeting. To sign up for Games Club, please go to this link! https://qaeptsa.wufoo.com/forms/foc-meeting-games-club/
Families of Color is an exclusive group -- all members of the QAE community are welcome to attend!
Any questions, please contact Kay Dumlao at firstname.lastname@example.org. See you there!
Everyone is invited to the QAE Culture Night on June 16th at 6pm. Join us in celebrating diversity at QAE with food, entertainment, friendship and community!
We have Kouyate Arts who will be providing an interactive West African Drums demonstration and Silvio dos Reis whose group will be performing Brazilian Capoeira! Bring a dish to share.
For questions, write to Victoira Spearman Nunes at email@example.com or Kay Dumlao at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information, see the QAE Families of Color page.
QAE Families of Color's is excited to welcome Jesse Hagopian as the speaker for the next meeting on Wed. April 19th at 6 p.m. Jesse Hagopian teaches history and is the co-adviser to the Black Student Union at Garfield High School. He'll be speaking about his work on Ethnic studies and equity in schools. Get more details on the FOC page...
The meeting is open to all! Looking forward to hearing from Jesse and talking about how we can support this at QAE.
Please join QAE's Families of Color group on Tuesday, Feb. 7th, 6-8 p.m. at the school library. Our theme for the meeting is "Education is Revolutionary" and will have our Legislative Reps Ian Stewart and Christa Winquist presenting on what is happening now and what this all means for QAE, students of color, and other topics.
We will also have Michele Christensen giving us tools on how to absorb all that is coming at us politically and what we can do to support ourselves and push forward. Everyone is welcome. Hope to see you then!
See the Families of Color page for more details...
The first meeting of the Families of Color group is taking place on Tuesday, Sept. 20th at from 6-8pm in the QAE Library.
What's Families of Color? A group of parents, children, caregivers, and educators who are dedicated and passionate about creating a culturally competent community. During this first meeting, we'll meet new families, talk about plans for this year and other opportunities.
We hope to see you there - all are welcome! See the Families of Color page for more details.