Nitasha Lewis

Nitasha Lewis

Social Justice Week begins with lecture today

PORT ANGELES — Peninsula College will celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with Social Justice Week, beginning with a Studium Generale presentation by the college’s Upward Bound director, Nitasha Lewis, today.

“The Price of Success is My Smile,” will be online at 12:30 p.m. The free lecture can be accessed via Zoom at The meeting ID is 822 7825 2780.

Lewis will reflect on an important dialogue between Nikki Giovanni and James Baldwin, organizers said.

The session will include a lecture and discussion on code-switching.

Lewis earned an associate in Applied Science/Addiction Studies and a bachelor of Applied Science in Applied Management at Peninsula College. Additionally, she received her master’s degree from Western Governors University in Kent in Management and Leadership.

“Her passions are advocating for social/economic liberation and education,” organizers said.

“As a first-generation student, she loves giving back and supporting students in their academic pursuits.”

More in Entertainment

North Olympic Library System to host teen trivia Thursday

The Summer Reading Program will host free teen trivia… Continue reading

Music intensive aims to hit the right notes

Concerts in the Barn will host a youth Chamber Music… Continue reading

raymond carver
Peninsula College releases first season of Raymond Carver Podcast

Series includes interviews with writers, directors, actors

United Way, chambers form women’s networking group

The United Way of Clallam County, along with the… Continue reading

Pete and Crystal Damore of Ordinary Elephant will perform Wednesday.
Two duos scheduled to perform

Rainshadow Concerts next week

The North Olympic Salmon Coalition is bringing Fin, the giant salmon, Nature Bridge is bringing its portable stream and Smokey the Bear will make a special appearance at Forever Streamfest.
Environmental fair to be revived at new location

Speakers presented at StreamFest

The Eagle Mountain String Band — from left, Bob Richardson, Tim Holbrook and Bill Marlow — will perform Monday.
Eagle Mountain String Band to bring bluesy rock to Port Townsend

For those who missed its sell-out performance in February,… Continue reading

Variety of activities on tap this weekend across Olympic Peninsula

A surfing fundraiser, garden tour and anniversary of the Makah Museum are… Continue reading

Petals & Pathways Garden Tour set for Saturday

The Master Gardeners’ 27th annual Petals & Pathways Garden… Continue reading

Most Read