Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month this May, and every day, by learning and listening to the history, cultures and traditions of AAPI communities.
Monthly Cultural Observances
The Racial and Educational Justice Department will facilitate quarterly virtual panels throughout the year. These panels will bring together Northshore students, family and community members, and staff to talk about their own identities, experiences, and communities. It will also be a space for our panelists to highlight connections and solidarities between their identities, experiences, and communities.
National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls
May 5th is the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. Mary Wilber, Okanagan, Osoyoos Indian Band, The Eastside Native American Education Program Coordinator has provided resources and local events for the recognition of MMIWG. Please see below:
- National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls: Resources and Events
The Northshore School District has a commitment to create a safe, caring, and mutually respectful environment for all students, families, and staff.
Juneteenth is an annual observance that commemorates the ending of chattel slavery in the United States.
Before Columbus came to the Americas, millions of Indigenous peoples lived on the land; the Americas were not discovered, but rather stumbled across, occupied, and colonized.
In honor of what is nationally recognized as Native Heritage Month during the month of November, we wanted to share resources to recognize and celebrate Indigenous heritage and discuss Thanksgiving in a culturally sensitive way.
Each year, the U.S. observes National Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month, from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures, and contributions of Hispanic and Latinx peoples from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, Central America, and South America.