About the Blue Resource Center


The Blue Resource Center exists today thanks to the advocacy work of undocumented students at WWU.

In Spring 2019, the Blue Group and the Student Advocacy & Identity Resource Centers (SAIRC) collaboratively submitted a three-year grant proposal to the Associated Students (AS) Board in order to establish a resource center that would work to address the historical and present concerns of undocumented students and mixed-status families, as well as to receive funding for an operational programming budget and two student employee positions. The proposal was approved.

At the start of Fall Quarter 2019, the Blue Resource Center opened its doors.

During Spring Quarter 2022, the AS Finance Council approved the SAIRC’s submitted proposal to operationalize the BRC’s programming budget and two student employee positions.


The Blue Resource Center (BRC) acknowledges that its office is located on the ancestral homelands of the Coast Salish Peoples, who have lived in the Salish Sea basin, throughout the San Juan Islands and the North Cascades watershed, from time immemorial.

The BRC recognizes the connection between the forced displacement of Indigenous people in the United States and the migration of immigrants and refugees due to the impacts of global colonialism. We are committed to strengthening relations, educating about the entwined histories and contemporary consequences of settler colonialism, cishetropatriarchy, and white supremacy.

This acknowledgement is one of the ways in which we work to educate the campus and greater community about the intersections, consequences, and ongoing process of colonialism. Even as we work to increase the awareness of Indigenous exclusion and erasure, we acknowledge the effect of that legacy in educational institutions and the western world.