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Budget Effect on African American Male Students

Budget Effect on African American Male Students       An open letter to the Washington State Legislature...

 

New Citizen Campaign: Programs and Resources for Immigrant and Refugee Families at the Seattle Public Library

NEW CITIZEN CAMPAIGN: PROGRAMS AND RESOURCES FOR IMMIGRANT AND REFUGEE FAMILIES AT THE SEATTLE PUBLIC LIBRARY   The city of...

 

Seattle Parks and Recreation focuses on inclusiveness and equity

Seattle Parks and Recreation focuses on inclusiveness and equity   SEATTLE (January 20, 2017) – Seattle Parks and...

 

Message from the Mayor -Regarding President Trump being sworn into office

Message from the Mayor   Today, President Trump was sworn into office, and our work to advance and preserve inclusive policies...

 

Attorney General Bob Ferguson proposes bipartisan legislation to abolish the death penalty in Washington

AG FERGUSON PROPOSES BIPARTISAN BILL TO END WASHINGTON’S DEATH PENALTY     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Jan 16 2017...

 

City announces $3 million in bicycle and pedestrian improvements

City announces $3 million in bicycle and pedestrian improvements January 13, 2017  from   Office of the Mayor...

 

Seattle Schools Interim Superintendent headed to White House

Seattle Schools Interim Superintendent headed to White House     Seattle Public Schools Interim Superintendent Dr....

 

Council Passes Women's Reproductive Health Rights Resolution

Council Passes Women's Reproductive Health Rights Resolution SEATTLE – The Seattle City Council today unanimously approved Resolution...

 

Mayor Proposes Department of Education and Early Learning

MAYOR PROPOSES DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND EARLY LEARNING September 2, 2014 by Office of Mayor Murray     As...

 

Seattle Women's Commission Seeks Candidates

SEATTLE WOMEN’S COMMISSION SEEKS CANDIDATES              ...

 

Seattle Recognized as the Nation’s Most Sustainable City City Receives 5-STAR Rating from National Organization

Seattle Recognized as the Nation’s Most Sustainable City City Receives 5-STAR Rating from National Organization STAR Communities...

 

MCCLENDON: MLB NOT REACHING BLACKS

MCCLENDON: MLB NOT REACHING BLACKS Sunday, September 07, 2014 ARLINGTON, Texas --  Seattle Mariners  manager Lloyd...

 

Woodland Park Zoo’s Dr. Lisa Dabek nominated for Indianapolis Prize

Woodland Park Zoo’s Dr. Lisa Dabek nominated for Indianapolis Prize Vies for $250K in world’s leading award for animal...

 

SUM Book Review: Soul Food The Surprising Story of an American Cuisine by Adrian Miller

Soul Food The Surprising Story of an American Cuisine by Adrian Miller   University  of North Carolina...

 

State Liquor Control Board Approves Filing Of Proposed Rules To Implement Initiative 502

Board approves filing of proposed rules to implement Initiative 502 Recreational marijuana market to be tightly regulated to prevent...

 

New initiatives to support immigrant communities

New initiatives to support immigrant communities Today Mayor Mike McGinn announced several new efforts to support immigrant and refugee...

 

Mayor proposes $14.8 million in new road safety investments near schools

Mayor proposes $14.8 million in new road safety investments near schools Mayor Mike McGinn today announced substantial new investments for...

 

Rosh Hashanah 2013: The Jewish New Year Explained

Rosh Hashanah 2013: The Jewish New Year Explained   Rosh Hashanah, the  Jewish  New Year,  is celebrated in 2013...

 

Tiny Tots Development Center Joins with Seattle Tilth to offer Families Nutrition Education and Good Food

      Tiny Tots Development Center has joined with Seattle Tilth to offer families a "Good Food Bag"!...

 

Award-Winning Author Assesses the State of Black Relationships-Gil Robertson

Award-Winning Author Assesses the State of Black Relationships- Gil Robertson The “Where Did Our Love Go?” Interview...

 

Dorn Testifies on Bill to Increase Funding for Dropout Prevention, Intervention and Reengagement

Dorn Testifies on Bill to Increase Funding for Dropout Prevention, Intervention and Reengagement   Increasing the high school...

 

Executive Constantine directs Public Health to develop innovative local strategies for preventing gun violence in King County

Executive Constantine directs Public Health to develop innovative local strategies for preventing gun violence in King County Executive...

 

Council committee approves plans for Pike Place Market and Aquarium development

Council committee approves plans for Pike Place Market and Aquarium development   SEATTLE –  This afternoon...

 

Mayor delivers State of the City speech, focuses on recovering local economy, plans for the future

Mayor delivers State of the City speech, focuses on recovering local economy, plans for the future   SEATTLE - Mayor Mike...

 

Fact Sheet President Obama’s Plan for Early Education for all Americans

Fact Sheet President Obama’s Plan for Early Education for all Americans  “In states that make it a priority to educate our...

 

Rebuild the Dream by Van Jones

Rebuild the Dream by Van Jones Nation Books Hardcover, $25.99 320 pages ISBN: 978-1-56858-714-1...

 

SUM One on One with CNN Anchor Soledad O'Brien-"Who is Black in America Special"

Color Her Cool   Soledad O’Brien The “Who Is Black in America?” Interview with Kam...

 

NAACP Report Reveals Disparate Impact of Coal-Fired Power Plants

NAACP Report Reveals Disparate Impact of Coal-Fired Power Plants “Coal Blooded” ranks plants, power companies on...

 

County refinancing of Harborview building will save millions of dollars for UW Medicine

County refinancing of Harborview building will save millions of dollars for UW Medicine Lease payments for tenant at Patricia Bracelin Steel...

 

Councilmembers to revisit Communities United Rainier Beach decision

  Councilmembers to revisit Communities United Rainier Beach decision   Seattle – Four members of the City Council said...

 

'Guide To Legal Marijuana Use' Published By Seattle Police

  'Guide To Legal Marijuana Use' Published By Seattle Police     SEATTLE -- When Washington state voters...

 

Salish artwork for Thomas Street Pedestrian Bridge to be dedicated Nov. 18

Salish artwork for Thomas Street Pedestrian Bridge to be dedicated Nov. 18 Artist and storyteller  Roger Fernandes created the...

 

Mayor calls on residents to donate to local food banks Donations down by 25 percent in last five years

Mayor calls on residents to donate to local food banks Donations down by 25 percent in last five years   SEATTLE –...

 

NAACP Calls On Congress to Prevent The Nation From Falling Over the “Fiscal Cliff” and to Halt Devastating Budget Cuts

NAACP Calls On Congress to Prevent The Nation From Falling Over the “Fiscal Cliff” and to Halt Devastating Budget Cuts URGES...

 

Washington's Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction released the state report card for the 2011-2012 school year

      Washington's Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction released the state report card for the 2011-2012...

 

McKenna, Committee announce $43.8 million in grants for foreclosure relief programs

  McKenna, Committee announce $43.8 million in grants for foreclosure relief programs  ...

 

Celebrating the Life of Louise Jones McKinney

Celebrating the Life of Louise Jones McKinney...

 

Seattle targets sex buyers as part of national initiative

  Seattle targets sex buyers as part of national initiative   Shifting the emphasis from targeting sellers to buyers of...

 

Results are in: Warty pigs receive Visayan names from community voters

Results are in: Warty pigs receive Visayan names from community voters   SEATTLE -- Community members cast more than 925 votes...

 

Mayor announces $978,000 grant for youth violence prevention from the Bureau of Justice Assistance Funds to focus on Rainier Beach neighborhood

Mayor announces $978,000 grant for youth violence prevention from the Bureau of Justice Assistance Funds to focus on Rainier Beach...

 

Reminder: taxicab flat rate to airport increases to $40 effective August 29, 2012

Reminder: taxicab flat rate to airport increases to $40 effective today SEATTLE – City of Seattle officials reminds everyone the...

 

Seattle Launches Road Safety Campaign Goal is to achieve zero fatalities and serious injuries on roads

Seattle Launches Road Safety Campaign Goal is to achieve zero fatalities and serious injuries on roads  ...

 

Gov. Gregoire’s statement on the Supreme Court’s ruling upholding the Affordable Care Act

Gov. Gregoire’s statement on the Supreme Court’s ruling upholding the Affordable Care Act   OLYMPIA – Gov. Chris...

 

Remarks by the President on Supreme Court Ruling on the Affordable Care Act

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release June 28, 2012   Remarks by the President on...

 

City announces zoning proposal for South Lake Union

City announces zoning proposal for South Lake Union Proposal would help create thousands of jobs and homes, provide affordable...

 

El Centro de la Raza currently co-chairs, has decided that it will not participate in the Mayor’s 20/20 plan

  June News - El Centro de la Raza     The Multiracial Task Force on Police Accountability, that El Centro de la Raza...

 

Seattle plastic bag ban takes effect July 1, 2012.

  Plastic Bag Ban               Seattle plastic bag ban takes...

 

Project documenting the rich history of Southeast Seattle now complete Essays, reports, and posters available to the public

Project documenting the rich history of Southeast Seattle now complete  Essays, reports, and posters available to the public...

 

Mercer West Receives $14 Million from TIGER Grant Program to Improve Vital Regional Corridor

Mercer West Receives $14 Million from TIGER Grant Program to Improve Vital Regional Corridor Mayor and City Council thank...

 

Cracking down on illegal guns

    Cracking down on illegal guns Mayor McGinn joined local and federal law enforcement officials Monday to announce an effort...

 

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