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CNC celebrates Pride Month with “We Wear Our Pride” pop-up event

The College of New Caledonia (CNC) is hosting a pop-up event for CNC students and employees on Tuesday, June 18 to celebrate the history, courage, and diversity of the 2SLGTBQIA+ community.  

The “We Wear Our Pride” pop-up event – facilitated by CNC’s Student Union (CNCSU) and Health & Wellness team – will take place as follows: 

When: Tuesday, June 18 from 11.00 am – 1.00 pm  

Where: Gathering Place at the Prince George campus (3330 22nd Avenue – main entrance) 

What: different recreational and educational activities, including: 

·        “Empower and Power” campaign launch by CNCSU to bring year-round visibility to the 2SLGTBQIA+ community and mental health awareness 

·        Lunch and Learn with Dr. Bill Gottschall, Sociology instructor 

·        Booths by local partner organizations, including Positive Living North and the Prince George Sexual Assault Centre, showcasing Pride history and resources for the 2SLGTBQIA+ community 

·        Pride Jeopardy & Consent Jenga 

·        Face painting 

·        Photo booths 

·        Button making 

Who: The following representatives will be available for interviews upon request:  

·        Sara Heembrock, CNC Manager Student Life & Housing 

·        Varun Kumar, CNCSU Pride Students’ Representative 

  • Vibusha Madanayake, Positive Living North (No khe̅yoh t’sih’en t’sehena Society) Education Manager

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