Young men of color are invited to Highline College for the 2016 Black and Brown Male Summit.
Scheduled for Saturday, November 19, 2016, the daylong summit is for high school students from King and Pierce counties.
During the summit, which will run from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Highline’s main campus, attendees can choose from 16 workshops and participate in a roundtable discussion.Last year, more than 550 students and chaperones attended. Started in 2011, the annual summit is longest-running event of its kind in Western Washington.
The goal of the summit is to empower, encourage and educate, while addressing the obstacles and barriers young men of color face in succeeding in higher education and in life.
Highline serves the most ethnically and culturally diverse area in the state, which is reflected in its student body that includes more than 70 percent students of color.
To reduce barriers to participation, the summit is underwritten by the college and through sponsorships.
Contact Rashad Norris at (206) 592-3939 or firstname.lastname@example.org.