Equity in Special Education

Lunch and Learn: Equity in Special Education November 20, 2019 12 pm – 2 pm Bethaday Community Learning Space 605 SW 108th St Seattle, WA 98146   The Racial Equity Team, Equity in Education Coalition and The Coalition of Immigrants, Refugees, and Communities of Color have organized monthly Lunch and Learns on topics that disproportionately […]
Nov 8, 2019

VELOCITY: Synthesizer Trade Show, Workshops, and Live Music

Modular Seattle & Patchwerks present VELOCITY: a brand new, all-day event revolving around modular / hardware synthesizers and the people who create with them. 11 AM – 4 PM (FREE): Educational Presentations where speakers will speak on various subjects relating to electronic music and hardware. Trade Show where different modular / hardware synth manufacturers will show off their latest […]
Sep 8, 2019

Higher Education Lunch and Learn

Lunch and Learn: Higher Education  September 18, 2019  12 pm – 1:30 pm Bethaday Community Learning Space 605 SW 108th St Seattle, WA 98146   The Racial Equity Team, Equity in Education Coalition and The Coalition of Immigrants, Refugees, and Communities of Color have organized monthly Lunch and Learns on topics that disproportionately impact children […]
Sep 9, 2019

Restorative Justice Practices from a Grassroots Perspective Lunch & Learn

Lunch and Learn: Restorative Justice Practices from a Grassroots Perspective  August 21, 2019  12 pm – 1:30 pm   The Racial Equity Team, Equity in Education Coalition and The Coalition of Immigrants, Refugees, and Communities of Color have organized monthly Lunch and Learns on topics that disproportionately impact children and families of color. This month […]
Aug 12, 2019

Kit Build: LED Badge!

What does metal plus metal equal? More metal! Learn the art of soldering, an essential skill for engineers that enables them to build and create the technology we use every day. Students will learn soldering basics and safety in this workshop with our Labs instructors. Students will also put together their very own LED Bit […]
Jul 9, 2019

Restorative Justice Practices

The  RET, EEC, and CIRCC have organized monthly Lunch and Learn on topics that disproportionately impact children and families of color. This month our topic is Restorative Justice Practices. People of Color are disproportionately represented in low-wage jobs that do not provide any kind of benefits. They face many disadvantages, including disparities in family income, health […]
Jul 3, 2019

Education in Prisons Lunch and Learn

The  RET, EEC, and CIRCC have organized monthly Lunch and Learn on topics that disproportionately impact children and families of color. This month our topic is Education in Prisons. We will discuss the different programs that are available in both men and women prisons. Included with that the accessibility of these programs for prisoners. Is there […]
Jun 7, 2019

Disaster Book Club: A Paradise Built in Hell

Join us for our May 2019 Disaster Book Club event! In April, we will be reading Rebecca Solnit’s “A Paradise Built in Hell: The Extraordinary Communities That Arise in Disaster.” Using case studies and personal experiences, Melanie Cole from the Seattle Office of Emergency Management will be there to lead a presentation on community building […]
Apr 2, 2019

SROs in Schools Lunch and Learn

The EEC, RET, and CIRCC have organized monthly Lunch and Learn on topics that disproportionately impact children and families of color. This month our topic is SROs in Schools. We will be discussing with School Resource Officers the impact they have on students, especially students of color. We will also touch on if the role of […]
May 3, 2019

SROs in Schools Lunch and Learn

The  RET, EEC, and CIRCC have organized monthly Lunch and Learn on topics that disproportionately impact children and families of color. This month our topic is SROs in Schools. We will be discussing with School Resource Officers the impact they have on students, especially students of color. We will also touch on if the role of […]
May 1, 2019

Forged credentials a risky shortcut to success in Uganda

Locals know Nasser Street for its printing services — including forging credentials. These documents can bring opportunities. But are the risks worth it?
May 7, 2019

The Journey Back to Graduate: Documentary Screening & Discussion

Young people drop out of high school for many reasons and if they decide to return to school to get their GED, the journey back is not always an easy one. Join YP Impact  at the Ballard Library for a screening of the award-winning documentary Night School.  Daniel Benner, Education and Employment Program Coordinator for the Eastside Reengagement Center at Friends […]
Apr 3, 2019

Global travel shapes views of diversity in higher ed

The National Association for Diversity Officers in Higher Education's international trips help give global context to the work of helping students of color.
Apr 9, 2019

Educators examine “healing-centered” approach to student success

Local youth development organizations are emphasizing a complex approach to helping students that addresses social, emotional and systemic issues.
Feb 2, 2019

Irish-American Relations: What’s Next?

Irish Ambassador to the U.S., Daniel Mulhall will engage in a discussion about developments in foreign relations between the U.S. and Ireland, the broader Trans-Atlantic relationship between the U.S. and the E.U., international trade, and the implications of Brexit particularly for the peace process in Northern Ireland. FREE and open to the public. Facilitated by […]
Nov 21, 2018

Boxing champion gives back by training village youth for free in northern Sri Lanka

For the past five years, Ramesh has been offering his boxing training free of charge four days per week. He said it's a way of giving back. As some of his students are now decorated boxing champions themselves.
Dec 5, 2018

Boats bring school to Bangladesh families hit by regular flooding

Many families in Bangladesh lose access to school due to flooding by annual monsoons. So Abul Hasanat Mohammed Rezwan designed boats to bring schools to children stranded at home.
Nov 28, 2018

SLEE! Dinner 2018

This year, SLEE! will center agroecology, a set of agricultural principles and a process for social and ecological transformation. Amidst the current political context of deportation raids on workers at the backbone of our food system, we will uplift a liberatory vision that connects food justice and immigrant justice. Join us to celebrate farmworkers who […]
Aug 8, 2018

TAF Uncorked

An evening out with friends. A special yet purposeful date night with your significant other. A wind down to your work week. But, better yet, a chance to make a difference in the lives of traditionally underserved students by supporting high-quality, equitable public STEM education. Join Technology Access Foundation (TAF) at the TAF Uncorked wine-tasting […]
Aug 1, 2018

Knowledge of Mandarin Chinese opens doors for Zimbabwe’s young job seekers

Many young Zimbabwe job seekers have been learning Mandarin, as Chinese people and Chinese-owned businesses have settled there in recent years.
Sep 10, 2018