Past Programs & Resources
CATCH UP WITH US!
Take action and be inspired with Discovery Center’s virtual programs from home! Join us, our guests, and partner community organizations in this selection of past virtual events featuring resources, performances, and discussions.
June 24, 2021 | The Gates Foundation Discovery Center, South Seattle Emerald and Civic Commons brought together local leaders for a conversation moderated by Rosette Royale, Storyteller + Writer, to discuss food justice and community impact. The event featured a musical performance by Totem Star’s Sabyu! Learn how YOU can get involved and nourish our communities!
May 5, 2021 | COVID-19’s health and economic impacts have exacerbated and shined a light on existing structural racism and inequities. It has also brought communities together in new ways to meet needs, spread joy, and heal from a world transformed by COVID-19. See some of these inspiring stories.
May 20 & 21, 2021 | Presented by the Gates Foundation Discovery Center Youth Ambassadors. Celebrate youth-driven change and watch the 2021 Virtual Teen Action Fair! Streamed live over two evenings, we embraced individuality, developed community, and found ways to take action.
February 24, 2021 | In recognition of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD) and Black History Month, the Discovery Center hosted a virtual program featuring voices from the Black community exploring the power of storytelling, the impact of HIV, and thoughtful ways to take action to end stigma.
December 1, 2020 | The event "Stories of the Past, Stories of the Present: Honoring World AIDS Day" was held virtually and hosted in partnership with The AIDS Memorial Pathway (The AMP) and The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Discovery Center to reflect on the impact of AIDS.
October 28, 2020 | We discussed the power of art to heal, create change, and take action at this moment in time. We featured the “You’ll Heal Tacoma” video of the public art project by Jessica Spring of the Public Art Reaching Community (PARC) program in Tacoma. Then heard from panelists, as they shared what is inspiring them, and the challenges and opportunities for creating and presenting art during COVID-19.
September 30, 2020 | We focused our program on education and equity, an issue amplified by the pandemic of COVID-19. We discussed your hopes for this school year, heard from amazing young leaders, and explored actions we can all take to build more equity in education.
August 26, 2020 | The Census and the impact of its findings was front-and-center during our event. We explored how communities and organizations are coming together around the 2020 census and voter registration and outreach.
July 29, 2020 | How can we take action to strengthen community resilience? This inspiring half-hour event brought together stories of impact and resilience during COVID-19 from performers and local changemakers.
Discovery Center Youth Ambassadors present a series of virtual episodes filmed live in the spring of 2020 featuring performances, local organization spotlights, fun activities, a collective art project, and Q&As with local youth activists, organizers, and artists.