King County Library System Online Programs
Great online programs and many book groups available. See attached list for full list of online programs.
Mon., May 16, Noon-1pm
Dementia-Friendly Communities: Why We Need Them, and How We Can Create Them
Susan McFadden will share her inclusive strategies for creating communities of care and purpose by enabling people with all types of dementia, their care partners and all of us to live with meaning and joy.
Wed. May 18, 6:30pm-8pm (doors open at 6pm)
Shoreline Community College Theater, 16101 Greenwood Ave N., Shoreline
Free screening of ALTERNATIVE FACTS: The Lies of Executive Order 9066 followed by panel discussion by Seattle Chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL).
Come early and learn about JACL History in lobby display. Film will show at 6:30pm (about 60 min.). Discussion following film with members of JACL Seattle chapter.
Provided in partnership with Shoreline Public Schools, Shoreline Community College, JACL, Shoreline Historical Museum in honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month and the 80th Anniversary of Executive Order 9066. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or Suni Toltonstolton@shorelinewa.gov for more info.
Sat. May 21, 1pm-3pm
Black Coffee NW, 16743 Aurora Ave. N, Shoreline
RSVP on FB event page
Last Coffee and Chat event for the school year. Opportunity to connect with other staff of color, share healing space in informal gathering. Facilitated by Ranice Innocent.
Sat. May 21, 2pm-6:30pm
Seattle Onnuri Church, 20150 45th Ave. NE, Lake Forest Park
Register online at https://bit.ly/YouthKANCommunity
Korean Community Service Center’s YouthKAN program is hosting an event for Asian American youth to share stories about identify, mental health, do art, and eat good food! Contact email@example.com or dm @kcscyouthkan for more info.
Monday, May 23, 5:30pm – 6:30pm
Register for Online Event
Asian American youth feel pressure to both embrace American culture and maintain the ethnic heritage and traditions of their immigrant parents, which affect their psychological wellbeing. Join us for a rich discussion that explores the history of the Asian American Pacific Islander label, the Asian American racial and ethnic identity crisis, the pressure of representation, the model minority myth, and the newest call for racial data disaggregation.
See event page for presenter details.
Asian American Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Mental Health Webinar
Tues. May 31, 7pm-8:30pm
On Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84449900586
Webinar ID: 844 4990 0586
Learn about historical and current issues that impact mental wellness in AANHPI communities, such as cultural expectations, stereotypes, acculturation, “Model Minority” myth, and others. Presented by Lynette Pang, MA, LMHC, of Phase 3 Counseling. Provided by Shoreline PTA Council Mental Health Committee and City of Shoreline. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.shorelinepta.org/mental-health.html for more info.
Shoreline Community College Continuing Education Spring Registration Open Now – No application or previous experience is required. See flyer and webpage for more info. to enroll.
Shoreline Community College Summer Camps – Registration begins April 11. Includes: computer programming/coding, video game design, forensic science, biotechnology, environmental awareness, art, wellness/athletics and more! Camps and youth classes/workshops scheduled between June 27thand August 26th. See flyer for details.
RECORDED EVENTS/IN CASE YOU MISSED IT
COVID & OTHER RESOURCES
Public Health Community Partnership COVID Updates Call – TOMORROW! Wed. May 11, 3:30pm-5pm (every other Wednesday, 3:30 to 5pm)
The Community Partners’ Calls focus on updating community organizations, local businesses, and community members about all things new in COVID, including: Business/organization reopening; Vaccine updates and access; Community resources; and more information for your community. Click Zoom link to join: Join Zoom Meeting
Free Mammogram Screening Event
Sat. May 21, 7:30am-4pm
Ronald United Methodist Church, 17839 Aurora Ave. N, Shoreline
Free mammogram screening for women age 40 and older. Call 1-800-756-5437 for appointments. King County Public Health staff will also help individuals in need of health coverage, food stamps, ORCA Lift bus transportation, energy assistance and etc.
King County COVID‑19 Call Center - Contact the call center at 206‑477‑3977 with medical questions related to COVID-19. The call center is available daily from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and isolation and quarantine requests can be made from 8 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. If you need language interpretation or online help, contact the call center and say your preferred language when connected. If you have a disability and need accommodation, contact the call center or email email@example.com.
General questions about COVID-19 in Washington State - Contact the Washington State COVID-19 Information Hotline at 1‑800‑525‑0127.
FREE COVID-19 Tests in mail:
- WA State Program – order tests 2 times per month, website in English and Spanish
- Federal Program – order 2 sets of tests. Website in English, Spanish, and Chinese
- IT Functional Analyst (closes 5/15)
- Public Works Sr. Management Analyst (closes 5/23)
- Extra Help - Budget Analyst (closes 5/24)
- Plans Examiner III (closes 5/24)
ResourcesEastside Legal Assistance Program Event: https://secure.givelively.org/donate/elap/2020-breakfast-for-justiceUpcoming D&I events put on by the Y: https://www.seattleymca.org/diversity-and-inclusion/welcoming-weekKing County Sexual Assault Resource Center: https://www.kcsarc.org/ (most of the meeting was dedicated to this person sharing about percent of people impacted, their services, etc.)Coalition on Homelessness event on Financial Empowerment on the 30th: https://homelessinfo.salsalabs.org/septemberfinancialempowermentseries/index.htmlWashington Low Income Housing Alliance mostly talked about their advocacy for the moratorium on rent to be extended through March, and their pushing the state for more funding for rental assistance program in order to combat the debt folks who aren’t paying rent during this time are surely accruing. They also discussed the tax code https://www.balanceourtaxcode.com/ and the work that needs to be done pushing for progressive revenue to address the budget deficit that is taking place due to the recession that will negatively impact human services.
COVID-19: Journalists of Color Racial Equity Focused Articles
*Black, Indigenous, People of Color
Help The Helpers Compiled List...Kelly Jacobson
- Highlight people and organizations providing support and resources so that people can either partake or contribute to those resources
- Therapy for Black Women and Girls GoFundMe by Rachel Cargle
- Therapy for Black Girls Podcast
- North Star Health Collective
- Black Lives Matter at School
- Black Lives Matter
- Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle
- Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute
- Reclaim the Block
- Black Visions Collective
- Civil Rights Education
- Justice Reform & Legal Aid
- End Cash Bail
- NAACP Legal Defense Fund
- The Sentencing Project
- Equal Justice Initiative
- The Innocence Project
- Southern Poverty Law Center
- Dream Defenders
- Communities United Against Police Brutality
- Minnesota Freedom Fund
- Chicago Bond
- Community Justice Exchange-National Bail Fund Network: Full directory of bail funds by state
- Act Blue Donate to multiple bail funds simultaneously nationwide
- Campaign Zero
- LGBTQ Fund
- Unicorn Riot
- Education & Leadership
- Thurgood Marshall College Fund
- My Brother’s Keeper Alliance
- Black Girls Code
- The Point Foundation
- United Negro College Fund
- Memorial Funds, Foundations, & Petitions (This is not an exhaustive list. I will update this as time allows)