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- Community Disaster and Emergency Training
In the Seattle and Puget Sound area there can be a variety of disasters that affect families from floods, long term power outages, family home fires and earthquakes. Your normal...
- Somali community addresses concerns for their youth
Members of the Somali community in Southeast Seattle have come together to address the way that their youth are perceived in the media and the real issues facing young Somali immigrants.
- Making Sense Of The Census In Minority Communities
The deadline to mail back your 2010 census form is this Friday, April 16. After that, census workers will start going door to door to count people who didn't already count themselves.
- Seattle Census 2010 Public Education Forum
Seattle Census 2010 kicks off with a training and strategy session designed for agency/nonprofit staff; community leaders, activists, and volunteers seeking to engage their community and organizations in the census.
- U.S. Aiding Somalia in Its Plan to Retake Its Capital
MOGADISHU, Somalia — The Somali government is preparing a major offensive to take back this capital block by crumbling block, and it takes just a listen to the low growl of a small surveillance plane circling in the night sky overhead to know who is surreptitiously backing that effort.
- Push is on to ease census fears among 'hard-to-count' groups
If you drive down through Seattle's South End, the changing face of the city is evident.
Thai, Vietnamese, Hispanic, East African and other ethnic businesses dot the streets.
On Saturday, advocates for "hard-to-count" groups met to make sure they're represented when U.S. census-survey forms are mailed this month to all households.
- Mike McGinn wraps up 18 town halls
Part of Mike McGinn's inexpensive mayoral campaign strategy has been to make himself available through 18 town-hall meetings around the city.
The last of them were scheduled this weekend, and they ranged from more than 100 attendees at a meeting in Wallingford on Friday night to a meeting Saturday morning in the Chinatown International District with a dozen volunteers and only one voter.