04-26-2018  11:44 pm      •     
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NEWS BRIEFS

New Year in the Park Festival

Festival in Glenhaven Park celebrates Cambodian, Lao, Thai and Burmese cultures ...

Safeco, Century Link Fields to Go Fully Tobacco Free

Prohibiting smokeless tobacco completes the ban of tobacco at professional sporting events in King County. ...

Ballots Out For Delivery Today

USPS delivers ballots Wednesday, April 25 for the May 15 Primary Election ...

GFO Announces Upcoming Classes, Workshops & Special Interest Groups

Upcoming events include regional special interest groups, Cuban genealogy talk and a DNA workshop ...

Event: Going Beyond the Flint Water & Housing Crises

Recode invites speakers to discuss the Flint water crisis and its relationship to gentrification, displacement, and housing crises ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

The Skanner News Endorsements for May 2018 Elections

Read The Skanner News' endorsements for Oregon, Multnomah County, Portland City Council and more ...

Will HUD Secretary Ben Carson Enforce the Fair Housing Act?

Julianne Malveaux questions HUD Secretary Ben Carson’s ability to enforce the Fair Housing Act ...

Waiting While Black in Philadelphia Can Get You Arrested

Reggie Shuford on the daily indignities African-Americans face in Philadelphia and around the country ...

Black People Must Vote or Reap the Consequences

Jeffrey Boney on the importance of voting in the Black community ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

The Skanner News

If you are a Seattle-are high school junior or senior, and you are preparing to attend college --any college, are invited to take part in the YMCA Black Achievers/UNCF Portfolio Project. This completely free nine- week project (scheduled on Saturday's only) offers participants coaching in resume writing, personal statement development, understanding the Financial Aid application, test taking skills for SAT, letters of recommendations, and much more. The portfolio you create during these sessions will be your greatest resource when applying for colleges and all kinds of scholarship opportunities.
Each student will be assigned to a mentor provided for the benefit of direct guidance and assistance in completing the portfolio.
For more information contact: Shomari Jones at 206.322.6969 ext.104 or 206.351.2520, or Meredith Mathews at sjones@seattleymca.org


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