This year, we’re proud to continue the push and meet the needs of young scholars with a second resource fair and giveaway. And with continued support we can make this possible. We’d love if you could be a part of this worthy cause. Donations can be made at www.apriseattle.org/back-2-school
Our annual Juneteenth walkathon is this weekend. Please come join us this Saturday June 22nd at Seward Park in Seattle. From 10 am -2 pm. Remember to bring your sponsorship forms and be prepared to have fun walking, enjoying good food, desserts, soft drinks, and fellowship with us. But don't leave before receiving your thank you gift for your participation. Hope to see you there to celebrate Juneteenth together.
Honoring Prophet of Justice, Verlene Jones Davis
Verlene Jones Davis served as President of the Seattle chapter of the A. Phillip Randolph Institute Seattle (1996 – 2013), President of the Washington chapter of the Coalition of Labor Union Women, Director of the MLK Labor Union Cities program, and was always active in her union, Office and Professional Employees Local 8, where she served as President for 10 years. She was the Church Council of Greater Seattle Board President twice, from 2003 – 2005 and 2010 – 2012.
Join us as we celebrate his great legacy and continue to build the unification Asa Philip Randolph dedicated his life to achieve.
Asa Philip Randolph was born April 15, 1889, in Crescent City, Fla. Randolph (1889-1979) was the greatest black labor leader in American history and the father of the modern American civil rights movement.. With a revolutionary philosophy on nonviolent protest and mass action Randolph inspired the civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s.
Learn More at: https://www.apriseattle.org/history