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Guiding Good Choices: Rainier Community Center


With a focus on prevention, Communities in Action is offering its next Guiding Good Choices workshop beginning Tuesday (6/14) evening at Rainier Community Center (4800 38th Avenue S, Seattle).

This 5-session Guiding Good Choices series will be offered on 6/14, 6/16, 6/21, 6/23, and 6/30 with dinner provided at 5:30 pm.

Parents, grandparents, guardians, coaches and mentors of young people ages 9 – 14 will have a chance to learn and discuss:

-risks facing children today;
-setting guidelines;
-ways to help kids avoid trouble;
-dealing with family conflict
-cool ways to bond with the teens and pre-teens in their lives

With new laws and policies—in our ever changing world—we want to give young people many tools and opportunities.

Attached is a flier to share with clients, coaches, foster parents, friends, grandparents, guardians, mentors, staff, and teachers.

Space is limited.
To register call or text Liletha Williams at:

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Meet New Top Cop + South-End Captain at Picnic Not in the Precinct


SOUTHEAST SEATTLE – This month, south-end residents will have an opportunity to meet new Seattle Police Chief Kathleen O’Toole, new South Precinct Captain David Proudfoot (above) and others at the Picnic in the Precinct — a day of celebration with local police.

This year’s Picnic in the Precinct won’t actually be held at the South Precinct though, instead it will be held across the street at the New Holly Campus (7058 32nd Ave. S.) from 1 to 4 pm on Sat., Aug. 16, the same day as the Rainier Valley Heritage Parade.

In addition to talking shop with neighborhood cops, the event will include local bands and performers, visits with SWAT, K-9 and mounted units, precinct tours and more.

UPDATE (8/6/14 @ 2 pm): SPD has announced that — instead of holding their annual community picnic at the New Holly Campus as initially announced — they plan to bring the picnic to the Rainier Valley Heritage Parade on Rainier Ave. S. in Columbia City.