Community Events

In Community We Flourish: Education & Equity

As we embark on the start of a very different school year, we are focusing this program on education and equity, an issue amplified by the pandemic. We will discuss your hopes for this school year, hear from amazing young leaders, and explore actions we can all take to build more equity in education. Come together in conversation around the topic of equity in education with speakers: Azure Savage, Activist and Author of "You Failed Us: Students of Color Talk Seattle Schools", Alejandra Perez, Community Organizer with the Washington Dream Coalition, Yubi Mamiya, Discovery Center Youth Ambassador, and Daniel Harada, elementary school educator and board member of Equal Rights Washington and experience an inspiring musical performance by Thunderbirds Raised Her. Virtual lunchtime events presented by the Discovery Center and Civic Commons in partnership with our community organizations creating change every day. Attendees will receive a Take Action Toolkit following our program with detailed content about the organizations and speakers featured in the program, and a series of assets to help you take action, including social media graphics to use and share, and additional resources to become a changemaker in your own right.

In Community We Flourish: Art & Creativity Now

Join us for this virtual lunchtime series, as we discuss the power of art to heal, create change, and take action at this moment in time. Hear from artists and arts organizations on what is inspiring them now and the challenges and opportunities for creating and presenting art during COVID-19. Virtual lunchtime events presented by the Discovery Center and Civic Commons in partnership with our community organizations creating change every day. Attendees will receive a Take Action Toolkit following our program with detailed content about the organizations and speakers featured in the program, and a series of assets to help you take action, including social media graphics to use and share, and additional resources to become a changemaker in your own right.

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