Get To Know: The Black Student Organization - Inclusion Assistant Newsletter
Black Student Union (BSU)
BSU strives to: "promote cultural and political awareness; facilitate meaningful converations; be active in political and social change; and support all Black students and BSU club members by providing resources for personal and academic success"
African Caribbean Club (ACC)
"The African Caribbean club is a place where anyone is welcome. We celebrate, appreciate, and love to share our culture."
WHAT PROGRESS HAS BEEN MADE AND WHAT STILL NEEDS TO BE DONE?
CONTINUED GOALS AND DEMANDS
- Create a Black Student Space
- Defund all travel of AS employees and invest the money into Black Students.
- Create the funded Black Student Coalition with paid staff
- Black Student Organization's Development Specialist (Paid student job position).
- Starting to plan for the Black Culture Center.
COMMUNITY WORK (FUNDED BY STUDENTS)
- Back to school goodie bags for new and returning students
- Providing resources about and protection from Proud Boys in Bellingham.
- Providing food for students who need it.
- Protests for Black Lives Matter.
- National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month
- 18th: Martin Luther King Jr. Day
- 27th: International Holocaust Remembrance Day
- Black History Month
- 12th: Chinese Spring Festival
- 20th: World Day of Social Justice
- 21st: International Mother Language Day