Author: Patrice Thomas

Rainier Beach Roaming Town Hall Meeting: The Food Innovation Center

Did you know that the demand for locally grown and produced food is growing? Local food innovation is projected to be a top ten growth industry over the next decade. Jobs are an anti-displacement strategy, but our health and heritage also rely on our food culture. Back in 2012, the Rainier Beach residents came together around a renewed neighborhood plan with a vision at the center of which Food acted as a catalyst for neighborhood identity, cultural diversity and heritage, health and job creation. On February 23rd, RBAC welcomes you to a Town Hall about Food. Come and find...

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LaunchCode LC101 Intro to Computer Programming Course

WHEN: April 3 – August 30, 2017 – Mondays & Wednesdays 6pm-9pm (20 weeks) WHERE: Seattle Central College, 1701 Broadway, Seattle, WA COST: FREE to those accepted   SPACE IS LIMITED! INTERESTED APPLICANTS MUST APPLY AND BE ACCEPTED INTO COURSE @ www.launchcode.org/lc101 APPLICATION DEADLINE IS MARCH 8, 2017 APPLICATION PROCESS INCLUDES PROVIDING DEMOGRAPHIC INFO AND TAKING AN ONLINE PROBLEM SOLVING ASSESSMENT (up to 45 minutes). Make sure you thoroughly read the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) section BEFORE you apply! WHAT YOU’LL LEARN: Course is designed to prepare participants to become front-end Javascript or Java developers. The course is taught...

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Recruiting & Interview Event for King County DNRP Seasonal Jobs (March-October)

 WHEN: Wednesday, March 1, 2017, 9am-2pm Session 1 @ 9:00am Session 2 @ 11:45am WHERE: Steve Cox Memorial Park, White Center Community Center/Log Cabin, 1321 SW 102ndStreet, Seattle, WA 98146 (in White Center)  SPACE IS LIMITED! REGISTER FOR YOUR PREFERRED SESSION @www.kcdnrpjobs.eventbrite.com  Must be at least 18 years old with valid WA State driver’s license Download “Recruiting & Interview Event for King County” 3-1-17-KC-DNRP-Seasonal-Jobs-Recruiting-Interviewing-Event.pdf – Downloaded 8 times – 283...

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CALLING ALL Ideas for small scale improvements to parks or streets in your neighborhood!

Do you have an idea for a small-scale improvement in a park or street in your neighborhood?  Your Voice, Your Choice: Parks & Streets is an opportunity for community members to directly decide how to spend $2,000,000 of the City’s budget on small-scale physical improvement projects in Seattle’s parks & streets (i.e. crosswalks, medians, flashing beacons, sidewalk repair, curb ramps, park benches, trail improvements etc.).  Each project must be under $90K.  Throughout the month of February, Your Voice, Your Choice will be collecting ideas!  Click here to submit your project idea(s)! In March, project development teams in each district...

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Mentors WANTED for Rainier Valley Corps

Goal of Program The Volunteer Mentor encourages and supports RVC fellows during their year-long placement at a community-based organization. The Mentor models leadership traits qualities, explores communities, cultural dynamics, offers support to help Fellow fulfill RVC’s vision, principles, and goals. Each Mentor will be matched with a Fellow at the beginning of the cohort year (September) and will be expected to meet monthly with their Fellow to complement RVC’s formal meeting. RVC’s Fellows will receive grounding and connectedness with established leaders of color in our community. If you are interested, please fill out the application here. AND FOR MORE INFORMATION....

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Roaming Town Hall Meeting: The Food Innovation District

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