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Martin Luther King Jr. Day

....We must forever conduct our struggle on the high plane of dignity and discipline. We must not allow our creative protest to degenerate into physical violence. Again and again, we must rise to the majestic heights of meeting physical force with soul force. The marvelous new militancy which has engulfed the Negro community must not lead us to a distrust of all white people, for many of our white brothers, as evidenced by their presence here today, have come to realize that their destiny is tied up with our destiny…..And they have come to realize that their freedom is inextricably bound to our freedom. We cannot walk alone. And as we walk, we must make the pledge that we shall always march ahead. We cannot turn back….


The Pacific Islander Education Summit


Saturday, October 8th

Highline College

Des Moines, Wa

This video is a beautiful and a powerful testament of the organizing work that is happening with the Pacific Islander community in Washington State around prioritizing our youth’s education within the public education system.  We are proud of the students of OUR FUTURE MATTERS who together make up one of the key organizing groups for this Summit since its beginning!

#UPRISE2016 #OurFutureMatters

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The Dropkick Eps 3

We’re talkin’ new jobs, selfies, teeth, Bike Everywhere Month and catching up with White Center resident leader Tony Vo. I appreciated hearing Tony talk about White Center Promise and what it is.   I think you will find it very interesting, too!

Ride for Major Taylor Ride


On Saturday, April 16th our bike club students participated in the ‪#‎RideforMajorTaylorRide‬! This ride is a Cascade Bicycle Club fundraiser for their Major Taylor Project! It was great weather to ride in, there were phenomenal people to ride with, and a more worthy reason to ride for!

Photo cred: Heidi Schillinger