Signature events are held throughout the year at various campus locations.
Sylvania Campus – Portland Community College and the Sylvania Multicultural Center are proud to present Wacipi, a celebration of Native American culture and ancestry. The event features drum groups and dancers from across the region and attracts more than 1,000 participants each year.
Cascade Campus – The Cascade Festival of African Films shows us Africa through the eyes of Africans, rather than a vision of Africa packaged for Western viewers. The films celebrate Africa’s achievements, expose its failures, and reveal possibilities for a hopeful future.
Southeast Campus – A three-day series of performances, lectures, panels, and presentations engaging the diverse cultures, identities, and stories that comprise Southeast Portland.
Each year Portland Community College is host to hundreds of different events including: