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Application period for Community Sponsorship Initiative grants now open

Snohomish County—Executive Dave Somers today announced that the Snohomish County Office of Social Justice (OSJ) is accepting applications for its community sponsorship initiative. The initiative provides up to $5,000 in financial support to organizations working to advance efforts related to diversity, equity, and inclusion. This is the first of four funding rounds in 2024. “Snohomish […]

Young leaders inspired to fight for social justice at student leadership conference

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EDMONDS, Wash., April 20, 2022 – The Edmonds School District hosted a student leadership conference focusing on the theme “Becoming Leaders of Change” at the Edmonds Center of the Arts today. Notable speakers included Superintendent Dr. Gustavo Balderas and Dolores Huerta, civil rights activist and co-founder of the National Farmworkers Association. “I never thought I’d […]

Lynnwood Times finds WA BLM falsely accused of lack of financial transparency

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SEATTLE, Wash., February 16, 2022 – Recently, the Washington Examiner reported that the state of Washington informed Black Lives Matter (BLM) they need to immediately cease fundraising due to lack of financial transparency. However, Black Lives Matter refers to 11 separate entities in Washington state registered with the Secretary of State’s Corporations and Charities filing […]

What does equity mean to you?

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On Wednesday, October 6, the Lynnwood Times facilitated an interview forum with several candidates running for Mayoral, City Council, and School District positions in Lynnwood and Mukilteo. It was an insightful experience listening to each candidates’ response and perspective. There was one question in particular, though, that has left staff both puzzled and concerned: What […]

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