Events

EVENTS

Seattle MLK Jr. Organizing Coalition’s 2022 Workshops

Multiple events from Tue., Jan. 11th – Sat. Jan. 15th

Online Zoom workshops

Go to www.seattlemlkcoalition.org for information on 13 online workshops, covering many topics including Tues. Jan. 11th sessions on Democracy in Schools (noon-1pm); Labor Solidarity Across Communities of Color (7-8:15pm); The Power of Healing Circles (Jan 12, 5pm-6pm); Learning from the Past/Organizing for the Future (Jan 13, 12-1pm); Organizing for Immigrant Justice by Centering Deportation Defense (Jan 13, 5-6pm), and many others.

Edmonds Diversity Film Dolores – Rebel. Activist. Feminist. Mother

Sat. Jan. 15, Noon

Edmonds Theater, 415 Main Street, Edmonds

Free screening of films third Saturdays at noon. 

Dolores Huerta, co-founded the first farm workers unions with Cesar Chavez, and led the fight for racial and labor justice alongside Chavez. The film reveals the raw, personal stakes involved in committing one’s life to social change. Directed by Peter Bratt.  (1 hour, 36 min.) 13+

View trailer on YouTube.

“If I Can Help Somebody” 4th Annual Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Monday, Jan. 17, 7:30pm-9:00pm

Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave. N, Edmonds

Purchase Advance Tickets $15; $5 for students; $18 day of event

Lift Every Voice Legacy presents “If I can Help Somebody” 4th Annual Tribute to Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Inspiring a Beloved Community in Song, Spoken Word and Dance.  Featured speakers Sean Goode, Executive Director of CHOOSE 180, a restorative justice non-profit and Seattle theologian Dr. Brian Bantum. Performances by jazz singer Josephine Howell and band; Barclay Shelton Dance Center, PRICEarts Dance Company, and others. 

King County Library System Online Programs

Great online programs and many book groups available.  See attached list and KCLS events webpage for full list of online programs.  

Multicultural Book Group

Wednesday, January 12, 6:30-8pm

Description: “Moloka’i” by Alan Brennert. For adults. New members always welcome.

You will be emailed a link no later than two hours before the program start time. Reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities is available by request.

In Case You Missed It:

Reducing Stress and Anxiety During the Pandemic webinar

Panel featuring Alyssa Pizarro, Trauma-informed Teacher with Yoga Behind Bars;  Sasheem Silkiss-Hero, Housing Outreach Program Manager, Sound; and Michelle Williams-Clark, Executive Director of Eastside Youth Coalition; facilitated by Kevin P. Henry.  Provided by the Seattle King County NAACP Health Committee. 

COVID & OTHER RESOURCES

4Culture Recovery Fund for Individuals will provide between $1,000-$12,000 to eligible cultural producers who have been financially impacted by the pandemic.  Deadline to apply is Wed. Feb. 2 at 5pm.  3 workshops to help with your application will be held on Jan. 12, 18, and 27, 2022.  Go to the 4Culture webpage for eligibility info. and to apply.

King County Public Health COVID-19 Information

King County Public Health COVID-19 Community Partners Call

The Community Partners’ Calls is held on zoom every other Monday to update community organizations, local businesses, and community members about all things new in COVID, including vaccine updates and access and community resources.  Recording of Jan. 3, 2022 call can be viewed on Youtube.  Attached is the powerpoint presentation for the call. 

Live interpretation is provided in Spanish and Somali. Language interpretation available upon request. Email PHPartnerships@kingcounty.gov to request a language and to get added to the list to receive the zoom link.

VOLUNTEER AND JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Northwest Education Access (formerly Seattle Education Access) is seeking a full-time Education Advocate, working in Edmonds (50%), Shoreline (25%), and Kirkland (25%).  Application deadline is Jan. 21.  For details, see job announcement.

City of Shoreline Art Selection Panel – Shoreline’s Public Art program is seeking 3-5 community members to volunteer on the Selection Panel for the 2022 Artist Residency Program at Saltwater Park.  Funded by a Cultural Facilities grant from 4Culture, the City will select 4 artists to receive $1,800.  Artists may submit applications until February 27.  The panel will meet March 10 or 11 to review applications and finalists will be contacted March 14 or 15.  For more information and to volunteer, please contact David Francis, Public Art Curator/Coordinator at dfrancis@shorelinewa.gov or 206-801-2661.

North Sound Response, Awareness, De-escalation and Referral (RADAR) Navigator – City of Bothell Police Dept. is hiring 3 Mental Health Professionals to respond to 911 calls alongside law enforcement and provide follow-up and referrals.  Visit North Sound RADAR Program webpage and job posting for application requirements and more info.

King County Gathering Collective is recruiting community members to allocate $25 million of funding to undo racism compounded by COVID.  To apply, go to this online form.  Email kingcounty.antiracism@gmail.com for questions.

City of Shoreline is hiring.  Visit the City of Shoreline’s Jobs page for full postings.