In a quest to shed light on a marginalized group at PCC, the Queer and Undocumented Empowerment Support to Thrive (QUEST) center dedicated a week of action to undocumented members of the community.
A vivid rainbow ring with a mariposa butterfly spreads its wings to display the dotted pattern. This is the first thing visitors see when they visit this all-inclusive center. The rainbow colors represent alliance with the LGBTQ community and the butterfly fitted on top portrays the beauty in migration. Combining these two symbols signifies acceptance and activism, especially in a diverse community in PCC. The PCC Queer and Undocumented Empowerment Support to Thrive (QUEST) center, which opened this fall in R-422, is a safe space …
Xenophobia and racism can be packaged as many different forms, from patriotism to police cars to borders. ICE has been at the forefront of aggressive and unwarranted raids that have torn families apart across the US. However, these mass deportations are not the beginning nor are they the end.
On a white backdrop, is a yellow, circular looking wreath that surrounds the words “Pasadena City College”. A maroon ribbon beneath the wreath, says, “PCC Safe Zone Coalition”. This logo, printed on a square sticker, is posted on a thin, rectangular window that looks into the Academic Senate office on the second floor of the C building.
It’s been no secret that Trump and his band of scheming, corrupt accomplices (or what government would apparently call an administration) have a personal vendetta against undocumented persons.
The Students for a Democratic Society protested on the quad Monday morning as they felt the campus administration didn’t take a political stance regarding undocumented students.