First Peoples Multicultural, Trans, and Queer Support Services

Support services for students of color and LGBTQ+ students on campus. Bring your whole self to Evergreen.

What we do

First Peoples enhances the educational experience, retention, and graduation of students of color and LGBTQIA+ students. We do this by:

  • supporting academic, personal, and career matters, academic interventions and innovations
  • providing referrals to on and off-campus resources
  • creating campus-wide educational and cultural programming in support of diversity and inclusion
  • providing community building and belonging activities

Comprehensive academic, social, and personal advising

Our trained professional and peer advisors are on hand to help you navigate and understand your Evergreen experience, and to support you as a whole person. Working with us means getting help from people who get you! Our office will help you:

  • find your community
  • join fun events and activities
  • meet with an academic advisor
  • receive peer and professional support
  • develop skills for advocacy and allyship
  • find space for discovering your identity
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three laughing people sit on a soft couch in the Student Equity and Arts Lounge
Students can meet together at the Student Equity and Arts Lounge for a variety of purposes.

A home away from home

The Student Equity and Arts Lounge is a welcoming and inclusive space for studying, meeting up with friends, attending a workshop, or just taking a minute to recharge.

Support for Undocumented Students

Visit the webpage to learn about resources and support for undocumented students available at Evergreen or contact Juanita Hopkins at juanita.hopkins1@evergreen.edu.

We are hiring student workers for the Latinx Youth Summit

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Hiring student workers fro the 2022 Latinx Youth Summit. Job Description. How to apply. Email a cover leter that expresses your interest and experience to firstpeoples@evergreen.edu

Find all-gender restrooms

See a list and map of all-gender restrooms on the Olympia campus.