Young Leaders in the Green Movement

In the Spring of 2016 the Young Leaders in the Green Movement hosted a Lunch & Learn with Council Member Lisa Herbold. The Lunch & Learn was a venue for the Young Leaders to speak to community members and council members about the importance of the Young Leader’s Green Pathways campaign. A campaign that callsContinue reading “Young Leaders in the Green Movement”

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 asContinue reading “Seattle Parks and Recreation Youth Employment and Service Learning”

GET THESE JOBS PEOPLE! – Work Source Events Calendar

Assessment & Interview Session Thursday, December 18, 2014 | 8:30am Location: WorkSource Vancouver 5411 E. Mill Plain Blvd, Suite 15 Vancouver, WA 98661-7046 The United States Census Bureau is now hiring Field Representative Interviews. Minimum Qualifications: US Citizen 18+ years old High school diploma/GED 6 months clerical, administrative, customer service, or related experience Valid driver’sContinue reading “GET THESE JOBS PEOPLE! – Work Source Events Calendar”

Seattle Action Network Supports: Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Act

The Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 (PRWORA) is a United States federal law considered to be a fundamental shift in both the method and goal of federal cash assistance to the poor. The bill added a workforce development component to welfare legislation, encouraging employment among the poor. The bill was aContinue reading “Seattle Action Network Supports: Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Act”

Murray announces additional details on Income Inequality Symposium March 24, 2014

Also see the Ask the Mayor video from MARCH 25, 2014 Mayor Murray, Seattle University and Local Progress are presenting a one-day conference addressing income inequality and the role of the minimum wage in Seattle. The conference will be held on March 27 at Seattle University. It is free, open to the public, and willContinue reading “Murray announces additional details on Income Inequality Symposium March 24, 2014”

The Great Recession’s toll: Tallying the impact in the Northwest

For most of us, Washington’s economy has never been this bad. Since the mortgage bubble popped we’ve lost more jobs faster, and recovered more slowly, than at any time since the Second World War…. Source:

The ‘Seattle Action Network’

When “Occupy SEATTLE” was given ‘orders’ to vacate the property at Seattle Central Community College recently, we also provide the help with the cleanup!!!! (NOTE: To help you temporarily until we are setup, on the right side menu under the heading ‘Blogroll’ please click on ‘part time work’, or search ‘craigslist jobs’) First of allContinue reading “The ‘Seattle Action Network’”

What is a “Job”?

A job is a regular activity performed in exchange for payment. A person usually begins a job by becoming an employee, volunteering, or starting a business. The duration of a job may range from an hour (in the case of odd jobs) to a lifetime (in the case of some judges). If a person isContinue reading “What is a “Job”?”

More than 49 million Americans — even more than thought — live in poverty, new measure finds

In September, the government reported that a record 46.6 million Americans were living in poverty. But a new report released Monday by the Census Bureau using a more sophisticated method to measure poverty rates has found that the true figure is even higher: 49.1 million, or 16 percent of all Americans… Source: