The Seattle Police Department’s Strategies for the Future

Plan Overview The Seattle Police Department has achieved remarkable progress in the eyes of our federal and local government officials, the people of Seattle, and the women and men of the Department. This work began when Mayor Murray took office, and during the past two years has been guided by SPD’s four pillars of policingContinue reading “The Seattle Police Department’s Strategies for the Future”

May 5 – Youth 16-24 Seattle Opportunity & Job Fair !

Your Future Starts Here Seattle & King County. Are you between 16 and 24 and not in school or working? More than 30 national and local companies want to hire you! Register now! Hundreds of Interviews & On the Spot Offers – Register TODAY to guarantee your interview! When: May 5th, 9 am to 4Continue reading “May 5 – Youth 16-24 Seattle Opportunity & Job Fair !”

More than 30 major companies to host youth opportunity job fair in Seattle

On May 5, more than 30 major companies will host a hiring fair for youth at CenturyLink Field Event Center. The job fair is part of the 100,000 Opportunities Initiative, a coalition of top U.S. companies that is expanding its national youth hiring movement to Seattle. Together, they will interview hundreds of 16-24 year oldsContinue reading “More than 30 major companies to host youth opportunity job fair in Seattle”

National Workforce Development Week

The Workforce Development Council of Seattle-King County (WDC) is celebrating National Workforce Development Week! In honor of National Workforce Development Week, the WDC will be highlighting strategic partnerships with industry, education, community organizations, and labor within King County’s regional workforce development ecosystem. Join the conversation on Twitter to learn more about how business-led local workforceContinue reading “National Workforce Development Week”

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 showedContinue reading “Seattle Urban League ‘Career Bridge’ Program”

Capitol Hill Hate Crimes: TONIGHT 7 p.m. at All Pilgrims Church, 500 Broadway East on Capitol Hill

SEATTLE – Hundreds of residents of Seattle’s Capitol Hill say they no longer feel safe in one of the city’s most popular neighborhoods. Recent crimes have put the lesbian and gay community on edge – leading to a large meeting planned for Tuesday night. Officials say it’s hard to put an exact number on theContinue reading “Capitol Hill Hate Crimes: TONIGHT 7 p.m. at All Pilgrims Church, 500 Broadway East on Capitol Hill”

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”

The California Endowment: Youth Justice Policy Board

For the California Endowment, Commonweal staffs a Youth Justice Policy Board (YJPB) of distinguished California professionals and experts in the youth justice field. The Policy Board conducts reviews of California youth justice issues, programs and policies and advises the Endowment on reform strategies. The Policy Board has adopted two action plans: Leadership: addresses the needContinue reading “The California Endowment: Youth Justice Policy Board”

McGinn proposes changes in the wake of fatal stabbing

McGinn proposes changes in the wake of fatal stabbing By Joel Moreno Published: Sep 16, 2013 at 5:32 PM PDT Last Updated: Sep 16, 2013 at 6:15 PM PDT SEATTLE — Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn is proposing extensive public safety changes in response to a deadly stabbing outside a Sounders game on Friday. Investigators sayContinue reading “McGinn proposes changes in the wake of fatal stabbing”

ELECT: BRUCE HARRELL!

See Bruce Harrell website My 10 Promises to you as Mayor in my First Year Seattle voters have less than 5 days to make their decision on Seattle’s next mayor. Our campaign has had the strongest message to move our city forward and make sure we include all our citizens in our success. I amContinue reading “ELECT: BRUCE HARRELL!”