An Independent School • Grades 5-12
Oct. 24 Independent Schools Families of Color Gathering
Oct. 24 Independent Schools Families of Color Gathering

Lakeside families are invited to the Independent Schools Families of Color Gathering on Oct. 24. This community-building event provides an opportunity for families of color to connect across local-area independent schools. This is a free event and includes dinner and activities for students of all ages.

A family of color includes families in which any member identifies as a person of color. A person of color is a term that describes people whose heritage is from underrepresented racial and ethnic communities in the U.S. and covers all and any peoples who identify as Native American, African/Black, Latinx/Hispanic, Asian, South Asian, Middle Eastern, Pacific Islander, multiracial, or mixed race.

Date/Time: Oct. 24, 6-8 p.m.

Location: The Evergreen School, 15201 Meridian Avenue N., Shoreline, WA

Register online here.

This event is hosted by The Evergreen School, in partnership with Lakeside, Billings, Bush, Eastside Prep, Meridian, Northwest, Open Window, Overlake, Seattle Girls' School, Seattle Country Day, University Cooperative, University Prep, Villa Academy, and People of Color of Independent Schools (POCIS).

Questions? Contact Assistant Directory of Equity and Inclusion Debbie Bensadon at or 206-440-2908