Archive for 'Education'
Mayor Mike McGinn and librarians from The Seattle Public Library are launching a pilot program, Books on Bikes, to bring Library services to popular community events via bike this summer. Mayor McGinn joined ten librarians for the inaugural bicycle ride to TOPS K-8 School. The group arrived at TOPS where a fourth[More]
Posted: May 22nd, 2013 under Budget, Community Engagement, Education, Health, Sustainability, Transportation.
Today the Mayor announced that the city of Seattle will deepen their partnership with the school district to invest in arts education. Former Youngstown student Sammy Tekle speaks about the importance of arts education Investment dollars will ensure that every student in the Central Pathway of Seattle Public Schools receive a minimum[More]
Posted: May 15th, 2013 under Budget, Community Engagement, Education, Race and Social Justice.
Today Mayor McGinn announced an outreach effort to inspire conversation among the youth of Seattle about gun violence. The City of Seattle, with the support of Chihuly Studio and Schnitzer Steel is launching a contest called “Weapons to Words” that asks children in Seattle to come up with a short quotation on[More]
Posted: May 7th, 2013 under Community Engagement, Education, Mayor McGinn, Public Safety.
Mayor McGinn today announced details of a new School Road Safety Initiative. First announced in McGinn’s State of the City address in February 2013, the School Road Safety Initiative will analyze conditions near Seattle schools and develop an action plan to make improvements to address road safety issues. A School Road Safety[More]
Posted: May 1st, 2013 under Community Engagement, Education, Health, Public Safety, Race and Social Justice, Sustainability, Transportation.
Mayor Mike McGinn today announced the availability of assistance for high-quality child care from the City of Seattle for low- or moderate-income parents who are working or enrolled in job training. Currently, the City has more than 300 slots available for child care subsidies. "These subsidies will help parents find and keep[More]
Posted: April 11th, 2013 under Budget, Community Engagement, Education, Health, Human services, Jobs, Race and Social Justice.
Mayor McGinn visited Rainier Beach High School on Friday to congratulate student leaders who have been working with our Be Here Get There Attendance campaign to remind their peers that every day in school matters. Student leaders organized an assembly (With DJ Supa Sam from KUBE 93) to motivate students to finish[More]
Posted: March 25th, 2013 under Community Engagement, Education, Mayor McGinn.
Today Mayor McGinn, the Seattle Police Department and the Seattle Department of Transportation updated the public on the mayor’s pre-paid parking program and road safety emphasis patrol efforts in advance of St. Patrick’s Day celebrations this weekend. “When it comes to our road safety efforts, we are taking an ‘all-of-the-above’ approach,” said[More]
Posted: March 13th, 2013 under Arts and Nightlife, CCI, Community Engagement, Education, Health, Nightlife Initiative, Public Safety.
Want to get your finances in shape? Join us this Saturday for a free Financial Fitness Day where you can: Have your tax return prepared (individual, small business & microenterprise) Print a free credit report Open a checking or savings account Create a budget and a plan to pay off debt Apply[More]
Posted: March 5th, 2013 under Community Engagement, Education, Health, Human services, Immigrants & refugees, Jobs, Race and Social Justice.
Mayor McGinn today delivered his 2013 State of the City address in Seattle City Council Chambers. He detailed indicators of a recovering local economy, building great neighborhoods, new efforts to improve early learning in Seattle, a plan to update the Neighborhood Policing Plan and work to build out Seattle's rail transit network.[More]
Posted: February 19th, 2013 under Budget, CCI, Education, Health, Human services, Immigrants & refugees, Jobs, Public Safety, Race and Social Justice, Speeches, Sustainability, Technology, Transportation.
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Mayor McGinn and King County Councilmember Reagan Dunn today unveiled a campaign to raise awareness of human trafficking taking place in our community. They were joined by representatives from Clear Channel Outdoor, who donated $94,000 in advertising space, and Clear Channel Entertainment+Media, who donated $88,000 of air time for anti-trafficking public service[More]
Posted: January 30th, 2013 under Community Engagement, Education, Health, Human services, Immigrants & refugees, Public Safety, Race and Social Justice.