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PCC celebrates ESL Awareness
Photos and Story by James Hill
PORTLAND, Ore. – Portland Community College is celebrating ESL Awareness Week with dancing, interactive demonstrations and cultural music.The awareness week will culminate in a Celebration Day on Friday, May 6 in Mt. Tabor Hall at the Southeast Center, 2305 S.E. 82nd Ave. Activities start at 10 a.m. and conclude at 2 p.m. The event is open to the public and parking is free.The festivities include Japanese, Middle Eastern and Flamenco dancing, Taoist tai-chi demonstrations, folk songs from various countries and performances by students. For more information about this event, call 503-244-6111, ext. 3710.From Monday, April 25 through Friday, April 29, the Southeast Center and the Hillsboro Education Center (102 S.W. Washington) will have displays on cases of cultural items, student works and information about the ESL program in honor of ESL Awareness Week.