Upcoming Events

Western Washington University's Office of Equity welcomes you to participate in a multitude of events offered on campus, and also online.

We invite you to join us on the  journey to create a welcoming community of people committed to diversity, inclusion, equity, accessibility - and ultimately belonging. 

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Martin Luther King Day of Service

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January 16, 2023

Western, along with our regional partners, honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a day on for service, gratitude, and community on Monday, January 16, 2023. Now is the Time for radical change and community action.

Black History Month

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February 2023

Western Washington University is proud to celebrate during February with a calendar of events across the university, organized and sponsored by a variety of organizations, departments, and clubs. 


Juneteenth flag, a five point white star outlined by a 12 point starburst over a curved field of blue and red.
June 19, 2023

Juneteenth, or “Freedom Day” is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. This holiday is considered the “longest running African-American holiday” and has been called “America’s second Independence Day.”

Latine Heritage Month

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September 15 - October 15, 2023

Bienvenidos! Latine Heritage Month (also known as Latino/a/x or Hispanic Heritage Month) is a time to honor Latine cultures and communities and to celebrate the past, present, and future accomplishments and contributions of those who are part of the Latine community.