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Middle School Diversity Summit

Date: Saturday - March 23, 2019
Time: All Day
Location: Lakeside School (Seattle, WA)
This Is A Member School Event and Not Hosted By NWAIS




Building Connections and Alliances

Saturday, March 23rd 

9:00 am-3:00 pm 

Lakeside School in Seattle, WA.


Please note:

Each year NWAIS hosts a Student Diversity Leadership Retreat and alternates between serving Upper School and Middle School Students. This year NWAIS is serving upper schools students. In order to provide a middle school offering, several schools collaborated to create a student experience. To join, see contact information for organizers below.




From the Event Organizers:


Join Billings Middle School, Eastside Prep, The Evergreen School, Lakeside School, Northwest School, Rowland Hall, Seattle Country Day School, University Prep and Villa Academy as we gather our NWAIS schools’ 6-8th graders for a summit on diversity, equity and inclusion.


In this off year for NWAIS middle school student programming, hope to offer our middle schoolers the opportunity to connect, engage and learn with and from each other as they explore topics of diversity, equity and inclusion.


Join us on Saturday, March 23rd from 9:00 am-3:00 pm at Lakeside School in Seattle, WA. 



Details and registration information is available here. 



If you have any questions or concerns, do not hesitate to ask Debbie Bensadon or Anitha Pai. 

Download an Event Flyer Here


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