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SIGN UP TODAY !!!!! CLASSES START APRIL3rd @GeorgetownCampus South Seattle College

English Skills: Reading, writing, speaking, listening with focus on trades jobs, training and safety.
Reading blueprints, math for trades, job readiness, team skills and customer service. 
Preparation for Trades I-BESTs: CNC Machining, Auto MLR, Auto Body.

Spring 2017 at the Georgetown Campus- 6737 Corson Ave S. Classes start Monday April, 3, 2017
Monday-Friday 8am to 11am, Building A, Room 123

This course is only $25!!

Contact 206-934-5363 or stop by the ESL office located in the Robert Smith Building, Room 2, on our main campus (South Seattle) 6000 16th Ave SW.

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1:30 PM13:30

Please Join Governor Jay Inslee for the signing of House Bill 1541

  • Aki Kurose Middle School: Library (map)
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Closing the Educational Opportunity Gap- Out of Office Signing: March 30th @1:30 PM

Please Join Governor Jay Inslee for the signing of House Bill 1541: Implementing strategies to Close the Educational Opportunity Gap. The bill was based on the recommendations of the educational opportunity gap oversight and accountability committee. Bill Sponsors: Santos, Ortiz-Self, Tharinger, Orwall, Moscoso, Gregerson

This bill addresses structural problems within the educational system that disproportionately affects students of color and reduces their opportunities to excel academically. Specifically, the disconnect between students of color and their educators; the disconnect between schools and families of students of color. As well, the bill centers on student discipline reform and the lack of quality student demographic data needed by policymakers.

When: Wednesday, March 30th from 1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Where: Aki Kurose Middle School, Library: 3928 South Graham St, Seattle, WA 98118



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1:00 PM13:00

Save The Date! March 16,2016

Workers Right Curriculum - Washington State Labor Education and Research Center at the Georgetown campus of South Seattle College.


Curriculum sharing and discussion

Workers’ Rights Workshop Demonstration

Planning a Seattle Workers’ Rights Institute for Summer of 2016



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10:30 AM10:30

Worker's Rights: Tales of A Young Worker

  • YWCA Greenbridge Learning Center (map)
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Location: YWCA Greenbridge Learning Center

Join us for a hands-on interactive workshop by 21 Progress that uses storytelling to communicate labor laws followed by a workshop with the Wage Claim Project. Learn about labor standards in Seattle, share your experience as a worker or as someone affected by unjust work conditions.

Light food will be provided. Open to family, friends, and co-workers! 

Supported by: YWCA, Coalition of Immigrants Refugees and Communities of Color, 21 Progress, and White Center Community Development Association

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9:30 AM09:30

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

The 34th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration with Workshops, Rally and March  

    WorkShops: 9:30 Am to 10:50AM

Rally: 11:00 Am to 12:30PM

March : 12:30PM -March  to Jackson Federal Building, 
2nd & Madison, downtown Seattle

Location: Garfield High School

 For More Information Call : (206)786-2763




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7:30 AM07:30

Washington Fair Trade Coalition Breakfast

  • 9125 15th Place South Seattle, WA, 98108 United States (map)
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Featuring former WA State Representative and longtime

anti-trafficking organizer, Velma Veloria

Hosted by IAM District Lodge 751              

Address: 9125 15th Place South, Seattle WA

Tickets ($50 Individual /$400 table)

RSVP to Gillian Locascio at 206-227-3079 or 

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10:00 AM10:00

CIRCC Meets with Councilmember David Upthegrove

  • Metropolitan King County Council (map)
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Members of our coalition have raised the issue of translating our voter ballots and pamphlets into other East African languages. We will be meeting with Councilmember Upthegrove to talk about this issue. 

Meeting location:

Metropolitan King County Council

516 Third Avenue, Room 1200

Seattle, WA98104

Office (206) 477-0950

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Final Youth Agenda Canvass
10:00 AM10:00

Final Youth Agenda Canvass

Join the Coalition of Immigrants Refugees and Communities of Color, Got Green? and the Washington Bus for the final Youth Agenda canvass of 2015!

Want to scope out your trick or treat route? Join us as we knock on doors in District 2 to remind young people to turn in their ballots with the help of our handy voter guide ( 

As always food, high fives from your favorite votebot, and a great time are on us. To RSVP check out the link above. 

If you have any questions please give us a call at (206) 484 -7573 or email us

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10:00 AM10:00

Candidates Forum

This forum is for ALL districts and at-large positions.

CIRCC members have prepared several questions for all the candidates. Members of our communities will meet candidates, raise important issues facing our communities, and have the chance to directly ask candidates their questions. Candidates will respond to our communities’ issues and how they will address them.

Lunch will be served, entertainment, and voter registration is all included in this event. Event is FREE and open to the public.

Location: Eritrean Association, 1528 Valentine Pl S, Seattle, WA 98144


10:00 – 11:30 Round One - District 1, District 2, and District 3
11:30 – 1:00 Round Two - District 4, District 5, and District 6
1:00-1:30 Lunch and Cultural Performances
1:30 – 3:00 Round Three - District 7, at-large positions 8 & 9

Co-sponsors: Kaya Collaborative, Puget Sound Sage, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, 4Culture

Questions/Comments: Contact Velma Veloria at

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