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UPRISE 2016

The Pacific Islander Education Summit

UPRISE 2016

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

Register at http://www.uprisepi.org/uprise-pacific-islander-education-conference.html

Diving into traditions, Pacific Islander youth see a bright future with nonprofit’s help | The Seattle Times

The Asian Counseling and Referral Service’s OCEAN group helps teenagers connect with their Pacific Islander heritage. The nonprofit is one of 12 organizations making a difference with The Seattle Times Fund For The Needy.

Source: Diving into traditions, Pacific Islander youth see a bright future with nonprofit’s help | The Seattle Times

UPRISE 2015

October’s UPRISE Education Summit was the 3rd Annual and it was a smashing success!  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!

Bryan Tucker, Filmaker.

#UPRISE2015 #OurFutureMatters