Deadline: March 1 – Seattle Youth Employment Program (SYEP)

Youth Employment Visit the Seattle Youth Employment Program Website HSD’s Seattle Youth Employment Program (SYEP) provides internship opportunities for young people (16-24) in our community who are from low-income households and communities that experience racial, social, and economic disparities. SYEP promotes work readiness and helps young people explore career opportunities during their summer internships. ThroughContinue reading “Deadline: March 1 – Seattle Youth Employment Program (SYEP)”

SPD: Back to School Youth Safety Tips: Metro, Sound Transit Safety & more..

Safety at School Safety at school should be your number one priority. Report all crimes and suspicious activities to school staff and police. Always say no to things that make you uncomfortable. If you see or receive information about a gun on school campus, get to safety and call 9-1-1 immediately. Safety on Metro/Sound TransitContinue reading “SPD: Back to School Youth Safety Tips: Metro, Sound Transit Safety & more..”

Deadline August 27: DHS proposes $1.8 million grant to provide ‘trauma training’ for students

In the wake of recent school shootings, the Department of Homeland Security has proposed a grant to implement a program aimed at teaching students how to properly “control severe bleeding” in the event of a mass casualty event. The School-Age Trauma Training will provide $1.8 million in free trauma training sessions to the public andContinue reading “Deadline August 27: DHS proposes $1.8 million grant to provide ‘trauma training’ for students”

Free Summer Meals and Recreation Activities

Free Summer Meals and Recreation Activities May 17, 2018 by Christina Hirsch FREE SUMMER MEALS This summer, Seattle Parks and Recreation, Seattle Human Services Department, and United Way of King County are partnering to host a drop-in summer program offering free meals and recreation activities. Recreation activities are open for kids and teens ages 1Continue reading “Free Summer Meals and Recreation Activities”

Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion

LEAD (Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion) caseworker Tim Candela, right, attends a LEAD meeting at the SPD West Precinct From: CapitolHillSeattle In recent weeks, East Precinct officers have been trained to participate in the Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion program. LEAD now joins the already functioning Multi-Disciplinary Team program on Capitol Hill in giving law enforcement newContinue reading “Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion”

Seattle Youth Summer and Fall Employment 2016

YOUTH EMPLOYMENT 3rd Trimester Application opens: August 1, 2016 Application deadline: September 1, 2016 Internships: Oct. 19th – December 9th 150 hours, up to 8 weeks ENROLLMENT OPEN: Aug 1st, 2016 – Sept 9th, 2016 The City of Seattle Youth Employment Program (SYEP) supports participants with comprehensive internship opportunities aimed at meeting the employment needsContinue reading “Seattle Youth Summer and Fall Employment 2016”

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, coachesContinue reading “Guiding Good Choices: Rainier Community Center”

Saturday April 30 – The Mayor’s Education Summit Garfield High School Seattle, WA

The Mayor’s Education Summit Mayor Edward B. Murray’s Education Summit builds on the City’s existing partnership with Seattle Public Schools to address the disparity in educational opportunity and outcomes that disproportionately impact students of color and those from lower-income families. Community voices and local leaders will share what’s working well in our schools, where moreContinue reading “Saturday April 30 – The Mayor’s Education Summit Garfield High School Seattle, WA”

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”

Project Safe Childhood

Project Safe Childhood The United States Attorney’s Office vigorously defends children against exploitation under federal law. The office has a long history of prosecuting criminals that exploit children and steal their innocence. Before the inception of Project Safe Childhood, we prosecuted cases of exploitation on National Parks, as part of other violent crimes such asContinue reading “Project Safe Childhood”