Visit the Washington state Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) website OLYMPIA — Lest someone take offense at the sight of hundreds of Muslims in the streets Monday, those taking part in Muslim Lobby Day reviewed some scary possibilities before their march to the Capitol. It was unlikely, Mustafa Mohamedali told those gathered inside The OlympiaContinue reading

Building Trust Between Communities and Local Police

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden meet with elected officials, community and faith leaders, and law enforcement officials to discuss how communities and law enforcement can work together to build trust to strengthen neighborhoods across the country. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson) Recent events in Ferguson, Missouri and around the countryContinue reading “Building Trust Between Communities and Local Police”

The day of the Ferguson grand jury announcement

The day after the grand jury announcement, meet at 6pm Westlake Park 4th & Pine, Seattle, WA United States The day of the Ferguson grand jury announcement, meet at 7pm Seattle Central Community College (South Side) 1701 Broadway, Seattle, WA 98122 Read more FERGUSON VERDICT Upcoming Events › Solidarity Actions Events List Navigation Phoenix DayContinue reading “The day of the Ferguson grand jury announcement”

The California Wellness Foundation: Youth Violence Prevention

Youth Prevention Chart The California Wellness Foundation (TCWF) has been the state’s leading philanthropy tackling the problem of youth violence in California. Their Youth Violence Prevention Initiative, launched in 1993, advanced a public health model of reform addressing two main areas: reducing firearm injury and death, and increasing state resources for youth crime and violenceContinue reading “The California Wellness Foundation: Youth Violence Prevention”

Road Map Project Awards Program

Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2014 Road Map Project Awards Program! This inaugural program culminated on March 4, 2014, with a ceremony to celebrate the great work happening in South King County and South Seattle to advance equity and eliminate opportunity gaps for students. The event, held at the Museum of Flight,Continue reading “Road Map Project Awards Program”

Veterans Affairs

Our office provides assistance regarding veteran-entitled benefits, such as, preparing VA application forms and documentation required by the Department of Veterans Affairs. We also provide assistance in documenting military training for college credit. All veterans expecting to receive VA educational benefits should contact the Veteran Affairs office as early as possible to obtain appropriate formsContinue reading “Veterans Affairs”

South Seattle College Information Sessions

The Seattle Public Library Hosts South Seattle College Information Sessions Computers, graphics, aviation – learn about short-term, local training programs for in-demand careers at information sessions being held through November at The Seattle Public Library’s Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave. and Rainier Beach Branch, 9125 Rainier Ave. S. Participants will learn about short-term and two-yearContinue reading “South Seattle College Information Sessions”

Vigor Industrial and SSCC teaming up to launch Harbor Island training center

06/05/2013 From: http://www.WestSeattleHerald.com: Information from Vigor Industrial Vigor Industrial and South Seattle Community College have partnered to launch an industrial training center at the shipyard on Harbor Island. The Harbor Island Training Center, which opens with a ribbon cutting ceremony June 7, will provide students with the industrial skills they need to get family-wage jobsContinue reading “Vigor Industrial and SSCC teaming up to launch Harbor Island training center”

East Precinct brass to meet with Capitol Hill neighbors over safety concerns — UPDATE: Diaz out

Re-Posted from: http://www.capitolhillseattle.com Posted on April 7, 2013 – 10:56 pm by jseattle UPDATE: Some big changes at SPD are in the offing. Seattle Police Chief John Diaz will leave his post: Diaz, who, who has more than 30 years with the Seattle Police Department, became the interim chief on May 7, 2009, and wasContinue reading “East Precinct brass to meet with Capitol Hill neighbors over safety concerns — UPDATE: Diaz out”

State jobless rate drops to 8.2 percent

The state unemployment rate fell in October, but largely because more people dropped out of the labor force, even as the economy added 6,700 jobs. October’s state employment numbers offered a mixed picture Thursday of the direction of the labor market just before the holiday shopping season. While the survey of businesses indicated steady jobContinue reading “State jobless rate drops to 8.2 percent”