Seattle Office for Civil Rights at the 2018 RSJI Summit at Seattle Center

Deadline for registration for the summit and all workshops is Friday, October 19th, 2018 DESCRIPTION Please join the Seattle Office for Civil Rights at the 2018 RSJI Summit at Seattle Center for two days, October 23rd-24th, of in-depth workshops, art, and presentations about The State of Race and Justice in Seattle. We will explore theContinue reading “Seattle Office for Civil Rights at the 2018 RSJI Summit at Seattle Center”

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”

Free Health Clinic at Seattle Center October 23-26

RAM flierAll are welcome at Seattle/King County Clinic with Remote Area Medical®, Oct. 23 – 26, in KeyArena at Seattle Center. This giant health clinic, presented by a host community of over 50 partner organizations, offers a full range of free dental, vision and medical care to anyone in need. The goal is to serveContinue reading “Free Health Clinic at Seattle Center October 23-26”

President Obama Honors Veterans at Arlington National Cemetery

President Obama, Vice President Biden, First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden travel to Arlington National Cemetery to honor our nation’s fallen warriors, veterans and military families. FULL STORY

City of Seattle: Ending Youth Homelessness

Homeless Youth Employment Services PRO Youth Employment – The New Working Zone Employment services are essential for homeless youth who have to support themselves and maintain stable housing. The Working Zone provides employment training services to homeless young people by offering paid internships. It is part of PRO Youth, a partnership of the City ofContinue reading “City of Seattle: Ending Youth Homelessness”

Mental-health advocate is also a symbol of recovery

For most of her life, Keris Myrick has struggled with mental illness. Now board president of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, she’s pushing for better access to care. For much of her life, Keris Myrick has tried to silence the voices that filled her head with suicidal thoughts and repeatedly sent her to aContinue reading “Mental-health advocate is also a symbol of recovery”

Stopping The Violence: “The Interrupters”

“The Interrupters” (download this important PDF click here) Directed by Steve James. Produced by Alex Kotlowitz and Steve James. Every City Needs Its Heroes. An epic tale of courage and hope, The Interrupters is a new film from Chicago-based director/producer Steve James (Oscar-nominated for Hoop Dreams) and award-winning author-turned-producer Alex Kotlowitz (There Are No ChildrenContinue reading “Stopping The Violence: “The Interrupters””

CAPITOL HILL CRIME PREVENTION WEEK – JULY 16 thru JULY 22

The Seattle Action Network would like to propose that during the Capitol Hill Block Party, that we all get together and declare “Crime Prevention Week’. The whole city should be declaring this, however they are not. So I feel maybe we will, or area by area, will make citizens become more responsible to themselves andContinue reading “CAPITOL HILL CRIME PREVENTION WEEK – JULY 16 thru JULY 22”

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: http://www.yahoo.com