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     Events  

       

    City of Shoreline Welcoming Week Events - Welcoming Week is a national initiative to promote belonging for all people, regardless of difference.  Here are some Shoreline community events you are welcome to attend.  All will be online via Zoom.  To RSVP and receive zoom link, please emailwelcomingplace@shorelinewa.gov.

    Saturday, Sept. 18, 10am—11am

    Local racial equity consultants Kevin Henry and Jolene Jang will discuss the meaning and impact of being "anti-racist" and what you can do as a neighbor, parent, or business owner to make Shoreline a welcoming place for all.

     

    Wednesday, Sept. 22nd, 7pm-8:30pm

    Online zoom event.  To RSVP and receive zoom link, please email welcomingplace@shorelinewa.gov

    In support of Shoreline City Council’s Anti-Racism Resolution 467, United Shoreline Organized Against Racism (USOAR) will host   focused on learning more about RADAR and other alternative responder models. Presenters: Christina Arcidy, Management Analyst, City of Shoreline; Capt. Ryan Abbott, Shoreline Police; and Brook Buettner, RADAR Program Manager.  Email welcomingplace@shorelinewa.gov, or contact USOAR at unitedshoreline@gmail.com with questions.

     

    Saturday, Sept. 25, 10am—11am

    There has been a rise of reports of assaults, hate crimes, and bias incidents against Asians locally and nationally.  Learn more about what you can do to build inclusive, safer communities.   Presented by Jolene Jang, culture explorer and grassroots #StopAsianHate advocate.

     

    Voting open until Sept. 30th

    During Celebrate Shoreline week in August, community members shared their art and statements about what makes Shoreline welcoming.  Go to the Welcoming Place for All logo website to vote for your favorite design options inspired by the submissions.  Voting open until September 30th.

     

    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.  Welcoming Week events:

    Cultural Objects of Heritage with Author Janet Wong

    TOMORROW Saturday, Sept. 18, 1pm-2pm

    Acclaimed author of A Suitcase Full of Seaweed, Janet Wong, will moderate a discussion with a diverse panel of local residents who will share personal objects that are important to their cultural heritage. This one-hour virtual event will reflect the Welcoming Week theme, “Belonging Begins With Us,” through sharing and reflection. 

     

    Interracial Dialogues:  Coming to the Table:  Killing of Hunter Brittain (Shared by Shoreline resident Fred Sims)

    Monday, Sept. 20, 3:30pm

    Virtual Event.  Register online for free.

    This dialogue is an activity of the Arkansas chapter of Coming to the Table, hosted by the APJMM Pulaski County Community Remembrance Project in partnership with the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service and the Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site.  This is the second of two discussions on this topic. During this dialogue, together we’ll be watching and discussing civil rights leaders' speeches at the memorial service for Hunter Brittain, and we'll talk about action steps for addressing this issue.

     

    Apoyando a familias latinas: ¿Como orientar sobre el crédito tributario por hijo? (Spanish webinar on the Child Tax Credit)

    Tuesday, Sept. 21, 11am PT

    ¡Regístrese aquí!- https://bit.ly/CTC092121

    La Ley del Plan de Rescate Estadounidense realizó cambios significativos al Crédito Tributario por Hijos (CTC) para el año fiscal 2021. realizó cambios significativos al Crédito Tributario por Hijos (CTC) para el año fiscal 2021. Este año, el CTC ahora es totalmente reembolsable y está disponible para contribuyentes elegibles que no reporten ingresos por trabajo. Además, el crédito ha aumentado a $3,600 para niños entre 0 a 5 años y $ 3,000 para aquellos entre las edades de 6 a 17. Este seminario web está diseñado para el personal del programa que trabaja directamente con familias latinas. Discutiremos estrategias para orientar a las familias latinas sobre los créditos contributivos y brindaremos recursos disponibles para promover el crédito en su comunidad.

     

    The Art of Rebellion: Social Justice and Chicana/Chicano Visual Arts

    Tuesday, Sept. 21, 6:30pm-7:30pm

    Online Zoom link Webinar ID: 874 5403 5951.  Passcode: 071328

    Chicano artist Jake Prendez traces the history of social justice art, from the rise of Mexican muralism to its influence on American artwork from the civil rights era and the modern era. Explore how the means of production and new technologies made art accessible worldwide, and join Prendez as he deconstructs his own artwork to show how it relates to this greater narrative.  A recording of the event will be on the Sno-Isle Libraries YouTube channel, and will be available indefinitely.  Please register online to receive a zoom reminder.

     

    Support for Afghan Refugees - Newly arrived Afghan families are in need of housing, household items, clothing and volunteer assistance.   Anyone interested in helping can connect directly with local refugee resettlement agencies, the Afghan Health Initiative, or directly with the DSHS Office of Refugee and Immigrant Assistance by sending an email to ORIAinfo@dshs.wa.gov to assist with referrals. 

     

    Stand With the Duwamish – Duwamish Tribe is still seeking federal recognition and encourages community members who want to help to contact elected officials.  Visit the www.change.org/stand-with-the-duwamish online petition, see link to pdf list of elected officials to contact, and Real Rent Duwamish for more info.

     

     

    COVID & OTHER RESOURCES

    COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics at Shoreline Library

    King County Eviction Prevention and Rental Assistance Program - Enrollment is open for rental assistance. Read more on the program at this blog post. For information or general questions on the Eviction Prevention and Rental Assistance Program, call 206-263-3481 or email DCHS Rental Assistance.  Tenant Factsheets available in 25 languages on program webpage.

     

    King County Public Health COVID Info and Resources

     

    Emergency Broadband Benefit - provides a discount of up to $50 per month toward broadband service for eligible households and up to $75 per month for households on qualifying Tribal lands. Eligible households can also receive a onetime discount of up to $100 to purchase a laptop, desktop computer or tablet from participating providers.  See webpage for eligibility guidelines or call 833-511-0311 for info.  The King County Library System offers a free Digital Navigator service. Meet with a staff member online or by phone to get help using technology. Make an appointment.

     

     

    JOB OPPORTUNITIES

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