Willamette Academy Workshops

Willamette Academy is an academic program that supports youth from underrepresented communities to achieve their goals and access higher education.

  • "Paint & Struggle" event: Viewed and discussed documentaries and made mural paintings with Chilean muralist Camilo Díaz and documentary filmmaker Kelly Baur.
  • Food Justice: Hosted a food justice workshop with Bon Appetit Executive Chef Andre Uribe.
  • Studying Abroad: Planned a conversation about international study for underrepresented students. 
  • Communication, Identity, and Belonging: Offered summer workshop activities to engage these topics, including visits to CCTV and the university archives.
  • Emergency Preparedness: Discussed recommendations for how to prepare for emergency situations and constructed kits for participants to share with families.