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Archive for March, 2011

Teen Sex Trafficking on City Inside/Out

There are between 300 and 500 teen prostitutes in the Seattle area, according to a city-funded 2008 study. In 2007, 82 youth were referred to King County Juvenile Court on prostitution charges—their median age: fifteen years old. Who are these children? How can we help them? Who are the pimps exploiting these[More]

Workshops offered for technology grants

"Digital inclusion" grants available for community projects FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: D’Anne Mount – (206) 233-8736 Delia Burke - (206) 233-2751 SEATTLE — Grant funds are now available for Seattle organizations working to close the digital divide. The City of Seattle is offering grants up to $20,000 to support community[More]

Star Wars on CityStream

This week on CityStream: the Star Wars film series has been capturing the hearts and imaginations of fans for generations. And now the props, science and imagination of Star Wars are on display for fans to see. Star Wars: Where Science Meets Imagination is currently on exhibit at the Pacific Science Center.[More]

Watch It Now: Art Zone with Nancy Guppy

We're full of arty goodness in this week's episode with a behind-the-scenes tour of the popular "Twisted Flicks" series; a studio appearance from Seattle Art Museums' gorgeous sound sculptural costume exhibit; a profile of cartoonist, Jim Woodring; and great music from Gabriel Mintz & Friends. Watch It Now! Friday @ 8:00[More]

What’s Your Question for Mayor McGinn?

Don't miss your chance to talk to Mayor Mike McGinn! Is the mayor involved in the campaign to repeal the City Council's agreements between Seattle and Washington State on the Alaskan Way Viaduct bored-tunnel project? How is Mayor McGinn's plan for a homeless encampment in the SODO neighborhood developing? What does the[More]

Homeless Encampments on City Inside/Out

Nickelsville is about to become homeless again. On May 15, residents at Seattle's roving homeless camp will be leaving an old fire station in Lake City and will need to find a new site. Mayor Mike McGinn wants the City to create a permanent homeless encampment with support services for Nickelsville residents[More]

Seattle’s New Waterfront on City Inside/Out

The prospect of removing the Alaskan Way Viaduct by 2016 has created the opportunity for Seattle to envision new and improved public spaces along the central waterfront. This week on City Inside/Out, we examine the City’s plans for a dramatic remodel of the area that will feature a great deal more open[More]

How Do You Get to South Park?

Last summer, when the South Park Bridge was closed and dismantled to due to old age, residents and business owners in the neighborhood feared the worst for their beloved community. Now, several months later, see how their resilient spirit is keeping businesses open and community spirit alive and well. On this special[More]

Catching Our Babies on Community Stories

In the latest episode, Community Stories profiles midwife Michelle Sarju and the staff of Open Arms Perinatal Services, whose mission is to empower, support and educate women during their first year of pregnancy, birth and childrearing. In their roles of social support and health providers for mothers, midwives and doulas form partnerships[More]

Seattle Public Schools on City Inside/Out

The Seattle Public Schools are in turmoil. Just last week, after a financial scandal came to light, the School Board fired Superintendent Maria Goodloe-Johnson. To make matters worse, the district's strategic plan to improve students' academic performance is not achieving its goals and faces intense opposition from the teacher's union.  This week[More]