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Lane Community College
Monday, October 19, 2020
LCC to acknowledge International Pronouns Day, Oct. 21

EUGENE, Ore.–Lane Community College President Margaret Hamilton will officially acknowledge International Pronouns Day at the Oct. 21 Board of Education meeting.

The president will read the following statement at the meeting:

Lane Community College endorses International Pronouns Day, which seeks to make respecting, sharing, and educating about personal pronouns commonplace. Referring to people by the pronouns they determine for themselves is basic to human dignity. Being referred to by the wrong pronouns particularly affects transgender and gender nonconforming people. Together, we can transform society to celebrate people’s multiple, intersecting identities. We encourage the entire college community to hold educational and empowering discussions on International Pronouns Day.

International Pronouns Day

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Lane Community College educates over 25,000 students annually at six locations across Lane County and online. Students and alumni from all 50 states and 79 countries create more than an $850 million dollar impact on the local economy, helping to support more than 13,000 local jobs. Lane provides affordable, quality, professional technical and college transfer programs; business development and employee training; academic, language and life skills development; and lifelong personal development and enrichment courses.