Tacoma Campus celebrates black history Feb. 17

February 14, 2007

The Evergreen State College's Tacoma Campus presents a black history celebration Saturday, Feb. 17 at 2 p.m.

The event features drumming, African American libation, spoken word and music. Longtime faculty member and founder of the Tacoma Campus, Maxine Mimms will deliver a keynote address. A reception will follow.

The event is free and open to the public. The campus is located at 1210 6th Ave. in Tacoma. For more information, call (253) 680-3000 or (360) 867-3000.

Evergreen's Tacoma program is committed to providing junior and senior-level students with an interdisciplinary, reality-based, community-responsive liberal arts education. The unique inner-city location combined with a curriculum that integrates students' life experiences and goals with an emphasis on diverse cultural perspectives provides a unique opportunity for students to go into local communities and engage in research, education and problem-solving projects that are as beneficial to those communities as they are to students.