Saturday April 30 – The Mayor’s Education Summit Garfield High School Seattle, WA

The Mayor’s Education Summit Mayor Edward B. Murray’s Education Summit builds on the City’s existing partnership with Seattle Public Schools to address the disparity in educational opportunity and outcomes that disproportionately impact students of color and those from lower-income families. Community voices and local leaders will share what’s working well in our schools, where more…

May 5 – Youth 16-24 Seattle Opportunity & Job Fair !

Your Future Starts Here Seattle & King County. Are you between 16 and 24 and not in school or working? More than 30 national and local companies want to hire you! Register now! Hundreds of Interviews & On the Spot Offers – Register TODAY to guarantee your interview! When: May 5th, 9 am to 4…

More than 30 major companies to host youth opportunity job fair in Seattle

On May 5, more than 30 major companies will host a hiring fair for youth at CenturyLink Field Event Center. The job fair is part of the 100,000 Opportunities Initiative, a coalition of top U.S. companies that is expanding its national youth hiring movement to Seattle. Together, they will interview hundreds of 16-24 year olds…

Thank you! East Precinct bike officers Chris Myers and Drew Fowler Save a Life

From: SPD website As a reminder, Washington law provides immunity from criminal drug possession charges for anyone seeking medical aid for themselves or someone else experiencing an overdose. Officers Save Another Life With Overdose Reversal Drug Written by Jonah Spangenthal-Lee on April 28, 2016 12:37 pm For the second time in as many weeks, Seattle…

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (the Opportunity Act) was signed by President Obama on July 22, 2014 after passing Congress with broad bipartisan support. The Opportunity Act reauthorizes and amends the Workforce Investment Act (1998) through important workforce system reforms. The Opportunity Act empowers local areas and private sector-led workforce boards with the responsibility…

National Workforce Development Week

The Workforce Development Council of Seattle-King County (WDC) is celebrating National Workforce Development Week! In honor of National Workforce Development Week, the WDC will be highlighting strategic partnerships with industry, education, community organizations, and labor within King County’s regional workforce development ecosystem. Join the conversation on Twitter to learn more about how business-led local workforce…

Project Safe Childhood

Project Safe Childhood The United States Attorney’s Office vigorously defends children against exploitation under federal law. The office has a long history of prosecuting criminals that exploit children and steal their innocence. Before the inception of Project Safe Childhood, we prosecuted cases of exploitation on National Parks, as part of other violent crimes such as…

Applications open for Mayor’s 2016 Summer Youth Employment Program

2016 YOUTH APPLICATION This week, the Seattle Human Services Department (HSD) opened the 2016 application process for the 10th annual Summer Youth Employment Program. The Summer Youth Employment Program is a part of the Mayor’s Youth Employment Initiative—a citywide effort to address high youth unemployment (currently 13 percent), while bridging the talent divide and investing…

Seattle braces for drug 50 times more potent than heroin

From: Komonews.com By Molly Shen Friday, April 8th 2016 Caleb Banta-Green tracks drug use through UW’s School of Public Health. He encourages users to have the antidote naloxone on hand, to buy time in an overdose. “Fentanyl is extremely potent,” said DEA Assistant Special Agent in Charge Doug James. “It takes microgram quantities to get…

2016 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week Resource Guide

See the VIDEO 2016 NCVRW Theme Video: Serving Victims. Building Trust. Restoring Hope Every year in April, OVC helps lead communities throughout the country in their annual observances of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW), which will be observed in 2016 on April 10–16. This year’s theme—Serving Victims. Building Trust. Restoring Hope.—underscores the importance of…