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"Seattle School Board" Search Results (7 results)

The Impact of the Crack Epidemic on Seattle Area Youth

The crack epidemic of the 80's and 90's and its entanglement with increased gun presence and gang activity deeply impacted communities throughout the US.  Aaron Dixon, the author of the book, My People Are Rising, and former Captain of the Black Pan

General Election: November 5th, 2013

In King, Pierce, and Snohomish Counties the last day to register to vote is October 28th. The 2013 general election is Tuesday, November 5th.  You can vote: By mail. Ballots require first class postage and must be postmarked by November 5th.

Teaching Lushootseed to Toddlers

91.3 KBCS · 91.3KBCS 20221118 Jazmyne Diaz Lushootseed Class For Toddlers Lushootseed  is the language spoken by Coast Salish tribes in the greater Seattle area and north to Skagit River Valley near Bellingham and Whidbey Island, and south to

Reawakening Lushootseed Language: Language Warriors

91.3 KBCS · 91.3KBCS 20221104 Lois Landgrebe Lushootseed Language Warriors Lushootseed  is the language spoken by Coast Salish tribes in the greater Seattle region. In 1819, Congress passed the Civilization Fund Act to assimilate indigenous youth

The Crack Epidemic’s Impact on Black Communities

Crack cocaine, swept throughout the US in the 1980s as an inexpensive and easily accessible drug.  Neighborhoods and families were severely impacted by this epidemic. Aaron Dixon, the former Seattle Chapter Captain for the Black Panther Party, is wr

Democrats keep pushing for new voting measure

By John Stang Senate Democrats and supporters made a symbolic push Thursday to get a state voting rights act to the Washington Senate floor. The legislation appears doomed for 2015. Technically, though, two similar bills are in play, one spo

2 key senators are optimistic about new pot legislation

By John Stang. Two influential state senators expressed optimism Tuesday about achieving a merger of the state's medical marijuana and recreational pot systems. Sen. Jeanne Kohl-Welles, D-Seattle, spelled out details of what she plans to put in