Save the Date - 2013 Lavender Graduation Ceremony!
The Queer Resource Center's Lavender Graduation
Friday, May 3, 2013 at 3:30 PM *reception to follow
Galileo McAlister, Harvey Muddd College
This annual celebration recognizes the scholarship and community contributions of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex, asexual, and ally graduating seniors and graduate students. Regardless of your involvement with the QRC during your time at the Claremont Colleges, students are invited to join the QRC for the LGBTQQIAA Graduation Celebration.
*This year's keynote speaker is Greg Rae, an HMC Alumni and Trustee.
If you are graduating and would like to take part in the festivities, please fill out this form! Graduates, once you sign up we will be in contact with logistics for the ceremony. Please sign up by April 29th. If you have any questions please contact the QRC Staff.
We look forward to celebrating with you!
In the mean time read below for some details on recent ceremonies.
Lavender Graduation 2012
This year's Lavender Graduation was a great success! With more students than ever this year, we celebrated at Claremont McKenna College's The Athenaeum on Friday April 27, 2012. The Keynote Speaker was Alison M. De La Cruz. Alison is a multi-disciplinary theatre artist, arts educator and cultural organizer. De La Cruz’s original performance work has been presented at venues across the country including the Kirk Douglas Theatre, the Northwest Asian American Theatre and the Asian Arts Initiative. Her solo works include LA MALONG MALONG (2011), NATURALLY GRACEFUL (2005) and SUNGKA (1999).
Lavender Graduation 2011
The 2011 Lavender Graduation was held on Friday, April 29, 2011 at Scripps’s Balch Auditorium. Read Keynote Speaker Jehan Agrama's Speech! [pdf]