Archive for December, 2015

Graduation

Graduation

December 30, 2015

On Wednesday, December 16th, Career Pathways program participants gathered with friends, family, faculty, and program staff at South Seattle Community College to celebrate their graduation and accomplishments from the fall quarter. With more than thirty graduates in attendance, guests mingled and enjoyed dinner in the Jerry Brockey Center before being officially welcomed by Executive Director John Kim and Director Brian Surratt of the City of Seattle?s Office of Economic Development.

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Opening Doors: Paper Tigers Screening

Opening Doors: Paper Tigers Screening

December 18, 2015

This past Saturday, SJI was pleased to co-host a screening of the documentary Paper Tigers with the Road Map Project and the Seattle Times Education Lab that drew more than 200 community members. Educators, students, and policy makers, including state Representative Tina Orwall, heard the story of Walla Walla?s Lincoln High School and their successful application of Adverse Childhood Experience (ACEs) research and training to discipline and instruction practices, resulting in higher graduation and lower misbehavior rates. ACEs ...

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Opening Doors: Annual Gala Recap

Opening Doors: Annual Gala Recap

December 17, 2015

On November 12th, more than a hundred of SJI?s partners, supporters, and participants gathered at the Northwest African American Museum to celebrate another year of achievements and partnerships during SJI?s annual Partner Gala.

Our night of celebration warmly recognized SJI?s Champion of the Year William Castillo for his tireless commitment to our program participants, Neighborcare Health as our Employer of the Year for the opportunities they provide to our medical profession graduates, and Jocelyn Martindale as our Commitment Award ...

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Opening Doors: Paper Tigers Screening

Opening Doors: Paper Tigers Screening

December 3, 2015

To succeed at teaching children, you must ensure that they are receptive to your teaching. In the absence of any sense of safety, hope, and relevance, the chances of succeeding are low. Come see how Lincoln High School in Walla Walla, WA is finding a way to succeed. Come hear the story of Paper Tigers.

We invite you to join SJI, The Road Map Project, and the Seattle Times Education Lab on December 12th?at Foster High School for a ...

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