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Archive for December, 2011

December 2nd, 2011 in Arts, Community, Events, White Center CDA, Youth | No Comments


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White Center Holds Community Summit on Saturday, December 3
Multicultural Forum Includes Free Workshops on Housing, Jobs, Health, and Education

White Center - On Saturday, December 3, the White Center Community Development Association (CDA) is proud to host the 10th Annual Community Summit - an event that celebrates the White Center neighborhood and the many efforts of residents, organizations, and community partners to connect to resources and one another. This year’s theme - “Building Neighborhood Equity” - is driven by the concerns that local residents have raised about housing, healthcare, employment, and education in 2011.  The Summit will feature workshops in each of these areas.

EVENT DETAILS

What: Building Neighborhood Equity

When: Saturday, December 3,  10:00a.m.-3:00p.m.

Where: White Center Heights Elementary

10015 6th Avenue SW;  Seattle, WA 98106

The Community Summit is a catalyst for local change led by the community. It aims to help residents find solutions to improve their lives in 2012 and beyond.

The Summit is also an opportunity to share, learn, and experience the culture of White Center. Attendees can explore a diverse selection of food, youth performances, interactive electronic polling, and neighborhood videos. This all-inclusive event is free and open to everyone who supports and wants to learn more about White Center.  Translation and interpretation services will be available in multiple languages including: Spanish, Vietnamese, Arabic, Somali, Khmer, and more.  Free childcare will be also provided.

Free “I Heart White Center” t-shirts will be given away in limited quantities. The White Center Community Summit is co-sponsored by the City of Seattle, Amerigroup RealSolutions, King County Housing Authority, and Noise Without Sound.

Register for this event online here: http://goo.gl/60sdU. The preregistration deadline is Tuesday, November 15 to be guaranteed an event shirt.

For more information on the Community Summit, email: virgil@wccda.org or call (206) 694-1082. For more information about the White Center CDA, visit: www.wccda.org or call (206) 694-1082. Visit Facebook at www.facebook.com/whitecentercda, and Twitter at www.twitter.com/whitecentercda.

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