How the SBA Helps Veterans

Three Business Resources for Veterans May is Military Appreciation Month. Each year, the SBA serves over 200,000 veterans, service-disabled veterans and military spouses across the United States and at military installations around the globe. To veterans: You served our country, now let the SBA serve you. The following are three ways the SBA serves veterans:…

Catholic Community Services Emergency Assistance Program

The Emergency Assistance program helps families, single adults, seniors, and people with disabilities with a variety of emergency and basic needs. Services include: Rental Assistance and Eviction Prevention Move-in Assistance Utility Assistance and Shut-off Prevention Information & Resource Referral Short-term Case Management Emergency Motel Vouchers (families with children under 18 only) Food Bags and Cards…

Guiding Good Choices: Rainier Community Center

With a focus on prevention, Communities in Action is offering its next Guiding Good Choices workshop beginning Tuesday (6/14) evening at Rainier Community Center (4800 38th Avenue S, Seattle). This 5-session Guiding Good Choices series will be offered on 6/14, 6/16, 6/21, 6/23, and 6/30 with dinner provided at 5:30 pm. Parents, grandparents, guardians, coaches…

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…

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…

2016 Student Teen Employment Preparation – S.T.E.P.

Student Teen Employment Preparation – S.T.E.P. Download application Work Location: Various parks, facilities, and programs throughout Seattle Eligibility Requirements: STEP is open to teens 14 – 19 years of age and you must be able to provide documentation of eligibility to work in the United States. Applicants must live in Seattle city limits, or attend…

Seattle Parks and Recreation Youth Employment and Service Learning

Hi, Please take a look at the two attached documents – for events coming up tomorrow (LGBTQ Youth Leadership conference) and February 10 (Homeless Youth Resource Fair). If you’re wondering about our summer Youth Employment program applications (STEP, YES, SOS), they’ll be out during Spring Break. Stay on our distribution list to receive one as…

Tacoma Construction and Design Entrepreneurs (CDE)

Tacoma Construction and Design Entrepreneurs (CDE) When: January 15, 2016 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am Where: NEW LOCATION Double Tree – 16500 Southcenter Pkwy Tukwila, WA 98188 Cost: Free Contact: Skanska 503-382-0935 Objective: The Construction & Design Entrepreneurs meeting is held the third Friday of each month. The City of Tacoma will host this…

Creating a task force on poverty

HB 2113 – 2015-16 Creating a task force on poverty. History of the Bill as of Wednesday, January 6, 2016 2:11 PM Sponsors: Representatives Walkinshaw, Walsh, Kagi, Johnson, Appleton, Sawyer, Kilduff, Stanford, Jinkins, Zeiger, Santos, Ortiz-Self, Pollet, Ormsby 2015 REGULAR SESSION Feb 13 First reading, referred to Early Learning & Human Services (Not Officially read…

Capitol Hill Block Party 2015 – Stay Safe!

From: Capitol Hill Seattle Blog By Bryan Cohen This year, Capitol Hill Block Party won’t be competing with the Timber Outdoor Music Festival in Carnation, as the 2015 edition of yet another Pacific Northwest music festival took place last weekend. Still, CHBP owner and producer Jason Lajeunesse said the flood of music industry cash into…