January 3, 2022

Southwestern College to offer campus space free of charge to members of Kumeyaay Nation

The decision builds on school’s acknowledgement that campus sits on ancestral land
Members of the Kumeyaay tribes will be first in line to use event spaces at Southwestern College, and when they do, it will be free of charge.
The college’s governing board approved the measure last month.
It’s a small gesture, but one that builds on the campus’ efforts to reach out to and empower the local Indigenous community. Last year, the college began reading a “land acknowledgement” before all public meetin...