CCAC West Hills Center to host “Diversityland Part II: Fear No People” on April 19

Article by: CCAC Public Relations

Press Release

PITTSBURGH—The Community College of Allegheny County’s West Hills Center will host a life-sized board game program called “Diversityland Part II: Fear No People” on Tuesday, April 19, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the registration lobby. The free event, sponsored by the West Hills Center Student Life office and Student Activities Board, is open to all CCAC students and the public.

Loosely modeled after Candyland, participants will travel along colorful paths with destinations leading to various organizations that represent the diversity of the Pittsburgh community. At each station, community partners will provide literature, interactive games and giveaways. The goal of the program is to help students learn to embrace diversity in all forms through a fun and interactive activity. The CCAC Office of Diversity and Inclusion will also be on hand to answer questions.

In addition to the board game activity, the event will feature traditional Thai food, music and dance provided by the Silk Elephant restaurant, dance performances by Pittsburgh Joy Dance Group and Salsa412 and free henna tattoos by a Kadambari Arts henna artist.

Community partners participating in the event include:

  • Islamic Center of Pittsburgh
  • Lutheran Student Fellowship
  • Students for Bernie Sanders
  • Students for Hillary Clinton
  • Republican Committee of Pittsburgh
  • Service Employees International Union
  • Labor Council for Latin American Advancement
  • Gertrude Stein Political Club of Greater Pittsburgh
  • Martina Spiritual Renewal Center
  • Society of Women Engineers
  • Pittsburgh AIDS Taskforce
  • YWCA

For more information about the event, contact Katie Johnstone at 412.788.7512 or kjohnstone@ccac.edu.

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About the Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)
CCAC annually educates nearly 30,000 credit students through more than 150 degree, certificate, diploma and transfer programs and offers thousands of students access to noncredit and workforce development courses. The learning-centered institution’s mission is to provide affordable access to quality education and offer a dynamic, diverse and supportive learning environment that prepares the region’s residents for academic, professional and personal success in our changing global society. CCAC’s quality programs enable students to transfer credits to approximately 500 colleges and universities and support regional workforce needs with accessible instruction available day, evening, weekend and online in Allegheny County and beyond. Visit www.ccac.edu to learn more.

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