Saturday, May 9, The Lasting Consequence of War - including panel of refugees. The event, described below, will take place at Highpoint Library (3411 SW Raymond St., Seattle). The First Person Testimonials (3:15-4:00) will feature three refugee/immigrant community leaders from Burma (a recently arrived Karen), Sudan (Harriet Dumba, co-founder of http://www.hah-s.org [http://www.hah-s.org]), and Congo (Longondo "Das" Eteni). --- In honor of World Red Cross Day, the American Red Cross serving King & Kitsap Counties is hosting a full-day International Humanitarian Law event including speakers from the ICRC, Clear Path International, the Washington Anti-Trafficking Response Network (W.A.R.N.), and a panel of immigrants and refugees. See below for the program agenda. Please RSVP with Andrea Kao at email@example.com [us.mc396.mail.yahoo.com] or (206) 726- 3554 and forward to any and all potentially interested parties.
Applications are out for 2009 Tyree Scott Freedom School!!! AFSC, Village of Hope, and People’s Institute NW brings you the 9th Annual: TYREE SCOTT FREEDOM SCHOOL July 27th - 31st, 2009 - Seattle, Washington 10:00am-4:30pm Daily Freedom School is for youth ages 15 – 21 to learn about racism and organize to undo it. We take field trips around the city, learn anti-racist community organizing skills, and listen to community elders. We learn about why people are poor and break down the education system, the media, and the criminal justice system. We come together to create change and share culture. Freedom School is completely free and lunch is provided each day. *It is important that everyone comes each day and stays the entire time* Please mail this application to: 814 NE 40th St, Seattle WA, 98105 or fax to 206-632-0976 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org Application Deadline: Tuesday, June 30th Space is limited and Freedom School fills up quickly so apply right away! Questions, Contact Dustin Washington at email@example.com or (206) 632-0500 x14