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Mount Wachusett Community College is a member of the Bridgewater State University ‘Leading For Change Higher Education Diversity Consortium.’   The following are links to its website and its member institutions:
http://www.bridgew.edu/LeadingforChange
http://www.bridgew.edu/the-university/diversity-consortium/consortium-members

 

The ‘Tea Time Speaker Series’ at Mount Wachusett Community College series consists of speakers/ panels around different issues each month during designated dates in the spring and fall 2016 semesters:

  • Men of Color Panel & Black History Month Lunch.  February 29, 2016
  • Immigration and the Undocumented Student.  March 28, 2016
  • Understanding the LGBTQ community.  April 25, 2016
  • Domestic Terrorism from a Law Enforcement Perspective.  September 26, 2016
  • Opiates in North Central Mass: Education for Community-Wide Crisis Response.  October 31, 2016

The following is a link to press releases to all Tea Time Speaker Series:
http://mwcc.edu/news/tag/tea-time-speaker-series/

 

Multicultural Links

A large list of advocacy groups:
http://www.worldadvocacy.com/

The following is a link to the NAACP Web site:
http://www.naacp.org/

The following link to the NAACP Web site offers a long list of helpful links to resources:
http://www.naacp.org/find-local-unit/

The following is a link to the National Council of La Raza:
http://www.nclr.org/

The following is a link to the National Association for Multicultural Education:
http://nameorg.org/index.php

 

Scholarship and financial aid information

The following sites offer information on financial aid and scholarships for people of different ethnicities and backgrounds:
www.fastweb.com
www.salliemae.com
http://www.finaid.org/

International student information, scholarships, and loans:
www.iefa.org
www.internationalstudentloan.com

MWCC’s financial aid page:
http://mwcc.edu/financial/

 

LGBTQ

Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) is New England’s leading legal rights organization dedicated to ending discrimination based on sexual orientation, HIV status and gender identity and expression.
http://www.glad.org/

PFLAG (Parents, Families, and Friends of Gays and Lesbians) promotes the health and well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered persons, their families and friends through: support, to cope with an adverse society; education, to enlighten an ill-informed public; and advocacy, to end discrimination and to secure equal civil rights.
http://www.pflag.org/