On November 30, six organizations will present 16 videos they have created about their experiences, accomplishments, and the knowledge they have accumulated from working with over 180 youth in the Seattle/King County area since August 2011. Together, the Environmental Justice Network in Action (EJNA), St. Mary’s Parish and Food Bank, Interim Wild Youth Program, Aki Kurose Middle School, Reel Grrls, Seattle Public Utilities, and Local Hazardous Waste Management Program invite the community to celebrate the youth and their work at this event, which includes a video showcase, outreach and activities, information and resources, and food and refreshments. The event will be held at New Holly Gathering Hall at 7054 32nd Avenue South Seattle, WA 98118 from 6:30p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on November 30.
City of Seattle
The sixth annual Arts in Education Forum is a student-directed community forum about creative learning and student success. A panel of Seattle students will lead a discussion with Mayor Mike McGinn and Seattle Public Schools’ Susan Enfield about how the arts engage, challenge and motivate young people. Bring your own questions for the panel of students and policymakers and learn more about how the city and Seattle Public Schools are partnering to help ensure arts learning can be a part of a basic education for all students. Continue the conversation over light refreshments at a post-forum reception. The panel will take place on Monday, November 8 from 6:30-7:30 pm at Seattle University. For more details, check out the link.
All are welcome to ArtsEd Washington’s Annual Meeting. Catch up with “What’s been happening, What needs to happen, and How You Can Help make it happen”. The evening includes updates from Dr. Alan Burke, Deputy Superintendent, Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction and Kris Tucker, Executive Director, Washington State Arts Commission. Join the discussion at Experience Music Project, on Tuesday May 25 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm. For more information and to register for this free event follow the link.