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

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
Sibelle Nguyen. (Photo by The Seattle Globalist)

Sibelle Nguyen shares her version of White Center: the one you don’t see in the media

"From what's known of White Center by the news media, it is mostly a neighborhood of violence, of poverty, and ill repute."
Mar 24, 2016

‘The Big Read’ a chance to examine challenges for King County immigrants

A King County Library program called The Big Read encourages communities to come together around a book about the Ethiopian immigrant experience.
Oct 26, 2015
There is a lack of language programs for public school students in the international community. Students can study Spanish, French and German but there are no East African languages and very few Asian languages despite the fact that we have many speakers from those regions. The White Center Heights dual langauge Vietnamese program is one exception. (Photo by Ellen Banner / The Seattle Times)

Vietnamese dual language program a big hit at White Center school

Educators behind a new Vietnamese-language immersion program at White Center Heights Elementary School hope to prove the power of dual-language learning.
Jan 30, 2015
(Photo courtesy Sarey Savy)

Cambodian singer Sarey Savy steps into adulthood with new EP

Meet the queer White Center teen determined to be the first Cambodian American to make a mark on the music biz.
Mar 5, 2014