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July 25th, 2013 in Community, Events, LEADERSHIP, Partners, White Center CDA | No Comments


The White Center CDA is proud to be a sponsor of the Puget Sound Equity Summit on November 8-9. The Regional Equity Network and partners are planning a Puget Sound Equity Summit in November 2013.  This is an action-oriented Summit that will bring together stakeholders across the region.

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Please visit www.pugetsoundequity.org for more information.


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July 16th, 2013 in Business, Community, Events, Partners, White Center CDA, Youth | No Comments


What: White Center Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast

Where: Holy Family School. 9615 20th AVE SW

When: Sunday, July 21 (8am-12 noon)


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Come eat pancakes and support kids! $5 per person. Kids under 5 eat free. Tickets available at the door. Buy tickets for a chance at one of the great gift baskets on display. White Center Kiwanis is raising money for scholarships and to help local nonprofits like Salvation Army, Southwest Boys & Girls Club, WestSide Baby, and the White Center Food Bank. Please note, this event is on Sunday this year, not Saturday, as reported and as previously held. Eat your pancakes, then go down to Jubilee Days. Come early for better parking.



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May 19th, 2013 in Community, Education, Events, Partners, White Center CDA, Youth | No Comments


Want to make a positive difference in the lives of kids in White Center? Then save the date for the next White Center CDA Fundraiser which will take place on Saturday, June 29 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. This will take place at the Technology Access Foundation (TAF) Building located at 605 SW 108th Street, Seattle, WA 98146.

Stay tuned for more info!

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May 8th, 2013 in Business, Community, Employment, Events, Partners, White Center CDA | No Comments


May 14th, 2013 will offer two opportunities for community members to participate in the 2013 White Center Business Mixer. This will be a new collaboration with the White Center Chamber of Commerce. Attend when and where it makes sense to you!


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April 1st, 2013 in Uncategorized | No Comments


Looking for ways to get out and be active as the weather improves here in White Center/Seattle?!?! Check out the Be Active Together Group and all the things they have going on in the month of April!!

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March 19th, 2013 in Arts, Business, CDA Membership, Community, Culture, Health, LEADERSHIP, Misc, News, People, Public Safety, Spring Clean, Uncategorized, White Center CDA, Youth | No Comments


This is an exciting time of the year at the CDA because we are announcing our new format, calling for volunteers and projects form the community. This year Spring Clean will span April through August with a huge celebration on September 6th, 2013. We have 5 months throughout the year to ensure the cleanliness and beautification our community. If you have a project that you want to lead or suggest please fill out the Project Proposal Form and email it to Marquise@wccda.org or drop it off at the CDA located at 1615 SW Cambridge St, Seattle, WA 98106. Projects can be done on multiple days if it is a need of the community to be done throughout the months.  If you are interested in volunteering for a particular day please follow the link Volunteer Link to sign-up. You can sign up for as many days as you want.

As projects come in we will be updating our blog, Facebook and Twitter. If you have any question or concerns about Spring Clean this year please feel free to contact Marquise at Marquise@wccda.org or call 206.694.1082. Look forward to making our community healthy, clean and beautiful over the next couple of months.

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February 19th, 2013 in Community, Employment | No Comments


Organization: The White Center Community Development Association (WCCDA) is a non-profit organization with a mission to develop authentic leadership, leverage resources and build economic and social equity to create a strong, connected and vibrant community.

Basic Function: WCCDA is seeking a full time, exempt Business District Manager responsible for successful program implementation and management of neighborhood revitalization in the White Center business district. Strategies including marketing and promotion, organizational development, appearance and pedestrian environment, community building, resident leadership development, clean and safe and business and retail development. Please see full job description below for more information.

Job Description - Business District Manager (PDF)


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January 30th, 2013 in Uncategorized | No Comments



ROAD MAP REGION

PARENT FORUM

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Saturday, April 20, 2013

10 a.m. - 3 p.m. 
Foster High School, 4242 S. 144th St., Tukwila, WA 98168


“Strengthening family and school connections

for student success”


The Road Map Region Parent Forum will be a place for parents to share their experiences, learn relevant skills and information, and build relationships with communities and schools. Highlights will include:

  • Opportunities for meaningful conversations between parents and educators
  • Sessions focused on giving parents tangible tools and skills
  • Resources to help support students’ education

Please help us get the word out to parents!

Click here to download a flyer.

REGISTRATION: The Parent Forum is free and parents of children of all ages are welcome. Registration will open Feb. 20, 2013.

FEATURES: Breakfast and lunch will be provided. On-site child care and interpretation will be available for those who need it.

THE GOODS: Exciting door prizes, fantastic raffles and great giveaways!

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Please forward the flyer to anyone who might be interested in this event. We have flyers available in Arabic, Vietnamese, Somali, Ukrainian, Tagalog, Russian, Punjabi, Chinese, Korean and Amharic on our website.

More details are available at www.roadmapproject.org or by contacting Anthony Shoecraft (ashoecraft@ccedresults.org) or Carlina Brown-Banks (cbbanks@ccedresults.org).


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January 29th, 2013 in CDA Membership, Community, Culture, Environment, Events, Health, Misc, People, Uncategorized, White Center CDA, Youth | No Comments


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This is the first time that we are doing a run and walk in White Center and we want to see all of your lovely faces there supporting health and wellness in our community. This is an event that is being organized by former EverGreen High School students with support from the CDA and YES Foundation. There will be prizes for people who place in the event as well.  To register please follow the link: WC5K Registration


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