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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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