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…

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…

Seattle Urban League ‘Career Bridge’ Program

Please visit the Seattle Urban League Website Career Bridge Overview Career Bridge began in 2012, following a spate of gun violence and deaths in Seattle. Career Bridge was initially developed and piloted as a collaborative effort between the City of Seattle and community partners to address the disproportionate rates of violence and trauma research showed…

McGinn proposes changes in the wake of fatal stabbing

McGinn proposes changes in the wake of fatal stabbing By Joel Moreno Published: Sep 16, 2013 at 5:32 PM PDT Last Updated: Sep 16, 2013 at 6:15 PM PDT SEATTLE — Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn is proposing extensive public safety changes in response to a deadly stabbing outside a Sounders game on Friday. Investigators say…

Rangers will patrol Cal Anderson, Occidental parks

Seattle Parks Head Park Ranger Corby Christensen, right, and Ranger Sandra Wilcox patrol Cal Anderson Park on Capitol Hill. (Photo by Greg Gilbert / The Seattle Times) Full-time rangers will patrol Seattle’s Cal Anderson and Occidental parks this summer, and police will have emphasis patrols at both, Mayor Mike McGinn announced this morning. “We heard…

Let’s Slow Down Speeding Drivers Near Garfield and 23rd Avenue!

From: Update on Drunk Driving Incident Near Eckstein There is a School Road Safety Task Force that the Mayor had started before this incident. Still an important issue. More info below. Draft Roles, School Road Safety Task Force Act as a sounding board for Mayor and City staff through the process of creating a School…

Updated homeless ‘bill of rights’ passes CA legislative committee

Reposted: From The Scaramento Bee April 23, 2013 Updated homeless ‘bill of rights’ passes CA legislative committee An amended version of a bill that would extend new protections to California’s homeless population cleared the Assembly Judiciary Committee on Tuesday morning. Assemblyman Tom Ammiano, D-San Francisco, framed Assembly Bill 5 as an attempt to create a…