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Diversity & Equity Center
Black Hall 101
Monday-Thursday 8:00am-5:00pm
(509) 963-2127






Welcome to the Diversity and Equity Center

The Diversity and Equity cultivates a sense of belonging and community on campus through programs and initiatives that encourage students to explore their identities, challenge barriers and empower themselves and their communities.   

The Diversity and Equity Center summer hours are Monday-Thursday 8:00-5:00 p.m!

DEC staff are available by appointment outside of these hours and have dedicated open office hours over summer as well! Click the button below to schedule a meeting! If you do not see a date/time that works for you, please send us an email. We are happy to accommodate your schedule! Connect with us virtually through the following options:

Abby Chien                      Monday (2:00-3:00 p.m.) and Thursday (1:00-2:00 p.m.)
Katrina Whitney              Tuesday 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Elizabeth Vidaurri           Wednesday 1:00-2:00 p.m
Michele Cook                   Available by phone/email below 

  • Email or call (509) 963-2127, or connect directly with individual staff members - check out our staff directory page for contact information
  • Connect during the hours below by clicking the button to schedule a meeting.

Schedule a meeting

The following resources are intended to serve as a start to explore and learn about anti-racist behaviors and practice. These resources are not intended to be comprehensive, nor do they represent a singular approach; these range from toolkits to personal narratives that can assist with critical reflection and movement to action. Please feel free to share additional resources or provide feedback by emailing

Black-led conversations for healing from racialized trauma  

Learning and unlearning toward anti-racist reflection & praxis  

Solidarity and Allyship

Contextualizing Histories, Exploring Narratives  

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