2013 Families and Education Levy Summer Learning Grant Recipients

Source: http://mayormcginn.seattle.gov Mayor McGinn, Seattle Public School officials, community leaders, and local students and parents gathered at Northgate Elementary School to announce the beginning of a city-wide investment plan to support summer learning programs – the first of its kind – included in the 2011 Families and Education Levy. The Levy will invest in schoolContinue reading “2013 Families and Education Levy Summer Learning Grant Recipients”

Seattle Youth Violence Initiative

In Seattle youth violence is lower than in many other cities of its size but the injury or death of even one young person is too much. The Seattle Youth Violence Prevention Initiative helps to ensure that we have safe youth and a safe community. FULL STORY

Impacts of Sequestration in Washington State and what you can do

SIGN THIS PETITION HERE PETITION FROM: WASHINGTON STATE LOW INCOME HOUSING ALLIANCE The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) at the White House, released a report late last week detailing the impact of the across the board cuts – referred to as sequestration – which are scheduled for January 2013. The report confirmed that affordableContinue reading “Impacts of Sequestration in Washington State and what you can do”

JOBS! thru WorkSource – Workforce Development Councils

Workforce Development Councils (WDCs) assure quality services to customers in the implementation of the Workforce Investment Act (WIA). The WDCs provide workforce development planning and promote coordination between education, training and employment efforts in their communities. To inquire about services, contact one of the Workforce Development Councils below or a WorkSource Center or Affiliate. OlympicContinue reading “JOBS! thru WorkSource – Workforce Development Councils”

Family Symposium scheduled for Oct. 20 at Chief Sealth International High School

Families, students, staff and community members of Seattle Public Schools are invited to participate in the annual Family Symposium scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 20 at Chief Sealth International High School. The goal of the symposium is to support families as fundamental partners in their student’s academic success. SPS will offer workshops and other resources forContinue reading “Family Symposium scheduled for Oct. 20 at Chief Sealth International High School”

McGinn hires respected L.A. adviser Connie Rice

Mayor Mike McGinn took two significant steps Tuesday in the wake of the city’s settlement with the Department of Justice, announcing a long-delayed reappointment of the civilian director who oversees police internal investigations and hiring a nationally recognized civil-rights attorney who played a key role in spurring widely praised police reforms in Los Angeles. McGinnContinue reading “McGinn hires respected L.A. adviser Connie Rice”