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Meet Tom Bardwell

Posted under School's Out News

It's a new year, and another chance to get to know a new SOWA staff member!

The Ohio-born, Massachusetts-educated Tom Bardwell joined our team in February as our Executive and Operations Coordinator, working directly with our CEO and our operations team to make sure that SOWA is a well-run machine, taking charge of a variety of critical tasks from payroll to coordinating our Board of Directors. Let's meet him!

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Let's meet Shirley Lu

Posted under School's Out News

SOWA's newest employee is Shirley Lu. As our Registry Specialist, she will be the main manager of the upcoming Youth Program Registry. (More information on that coming when it launches!) For now, let's get to know the latest member of SOWA's excellent team!

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Supporters of Education Funding Rallied in Olympia Last Week

Posted under Policy & Legislation

Almost 1,000 people including SOWA staff, partners, and family members rallied in Olympia on President's Day at the 2017 Equity Rally. Spearheaded by the Equity in Education Coalition, the rally made it loud and clear that organizations and citizens statewide support fully funding education while also ensuring that other critical state services are not cut.

The rally took place on the steps of the Legislative Building in Olympia, with speakers including State Superintendent Chris Reykdal, State Representatives Lillian Ortiz-Self and Sharon Tomiko-Santos, representatives from the EEC and OneAmerica, and [cont]

 

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