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We Stand

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by Virginia Eader, School’s Out Washington MSW Student Intern   On Friday, we joined the YWCA for Stand Against Racism is a movement that aims to eliminate racism by raising awareness…with the hope to unite as one community in order to celebrate diversity, raise awareness that racism and injustice still exist, and silence the voices […]

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Screen-Free Week: April 30 to May 6, 2012

Posted under Workshops & Training

Can you go for a week without watching TV or using a computer?  Probably not. What about your kids? Can you challenge and inspire the kids in your program to go without video games for 7 days?! What the heck would you do? Oregon Trail PTO has created a list of activities for youngsters during […]

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Introducing Nicholas Bradford!

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Today we interviewed Nicholas Bradford, our new intern in Education Policy from the UW College of Education. Where are you from? Migrant area of central California, rural Western Washington, most of western Europe, Kuwait, Iraq, S. Korea, The Evergreen State College, Montreal for four years, Vermont for two years, Mexico, now back to the Seattle […]

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2012 Youth and Family Summit in Tacoma

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The 2012 Youth and Family Summit on Saturday, April 28th in Tacoma will bring youth, families and community together to support youth success in school.  The Summit will feature two tracks, one for students and one for parents and guardians, with opportunities for participants to interact. The Summit is an effort to construct an inclusive […]

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Burma VJ: Reporting from a Closed Country

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by Nicola Crawford, Refugee School Impact Grant VISTA Member A week ago more than 20 community members came to our office-turned-cinema to watch Burma VJ: Reporting from a Closed Country.  The documentary highlights the social unrest and conditions that have led so many Burmese to flee their country to refugee camps, and for some, to […]

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