Multicultural Action Council (MAC)

  • MAC Logo: Linking a diverse and compassionate NTPS Community. Welcome. Share. Grow. Care. The Multicultural Action Council (MAC) is comprised of parents, students, educators, and citizens interested in facilitating communication and understanding between diverse elements of the student body, staff, and community.

    The MAC mission (PDF) is to help build a compassionate community in our schools through multicultural education, awareness, and advocacy. Projects include sponsoring two multicultural awards and awarding funds to those with multicultural projects in their classrooms. 

    The council is a proud partner of the Lacey Cultural Celebration.

Now accepting applications for MAC Mini-Grants!

  • The MAC Mini Grant program provides funding for student programs, learning tools, and parent engagement that support the MAC Mission: To help build a compassionate community in our schools through multicultural education, awareness and advocacy.

    Download the application

    The mini grants will fund three types of projects this year:
    • Student learning activities focused on directly increasing multicultural awareness and skills;
    • School multicultural and diversity festivals, celebrations and family events; and
    • Community Café model events for outreach to parents and families who may not currently be involved at the school.

Recognition Awards

  • The MAC oversees the Bonnie Evans and the Dick Williams Awards, honoring students, staff, and community members for their contributions to our community around multicultural activities and action.

MAC Leadership & Mission

  • MAC Mission Graphic

Upcoming Meetings

Chair & District Contacts

  • Amber Huffstickler and Bob Nakamura
    MAC Co-Chairs
    Director of Equity and Languages
    Administrative Assistant