What does WSU's QPOCA stand for? WSU = Washington State University in Pullman, WA QPOCA = Queer People of Color & Allies
Why do you all exist? MISSION: WSU's QPOCA [Queer People of Color and Allies] is a safe space to meet, connect, and create strong networks of support. QPOCA aspires to educate ourselves and our communities about the struggles and victories of Queer People of Color at WSU and beyond. We advocate for the respect and acceptance of the multiple, fluid, diverse, and interconnected identities of Queer People of Color through storytelling, art, and media campaigns.
VISION:WSU's QPOCA seeks to create a strong community of support through education and advocacy efforts that validate and affirm the multiple, fluid, diverse, and interconnected identities of Queer People of Color at WSU and beyond.
VALUES: 1.COMMUNITY BUILDING: meet, connect, and create strong networks of support for Queer People of Color and Allies at WSU and beyond 2.EDUCATION: storytelling, reading fiction and nonfiction literature, poetry and spoken word, popular culture media, music, art, dance 3.ADVOCACY: organize events that support the empowerment, affirmation, and validation of Queer People of Color at WSU and beyond
Do you have meetings? Such a great question, to which we answer with a huge HAIL YEAH! We're currently on winter break and will list our meeting dates asap for the Spring 2015.