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  1. Northwest Folklife Announces Final Opportunity to Submit to Perform at 2015 FestivalRead the original story

    Yesterday | Ballard News-Tribune

    Northwest Folklife invites musicians, dancers, community groups, artists, storytellers, and instructors to participate in the 2015 Northwest Folklife Festival, May 22-25, 2015, at Seattle Center. If you or your group is based in the Northwest region, including Alaska, British Columbia, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Western Montana, this is a great opportunity to share your music and traditions.

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  2. Beginning mathRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Real Change

    ... would be between $15 million and $23 million annually. John Burbank, executive director of the Economic Opportunity Institute and Prop. 1A supporter, said, "The budget office is not immune from political influence." Another part of Prop. 1A would ...

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  3. Guest Editorial: Prop 1A Is Not About Kids, It's About Unions and MoneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | The Stranger

    ... The Seattle League of Women Voters, the NAACP of Seattle/King County, Working Washington, and the Economic Opportunity Institute say we should vote for Prop 1A and send Prop 1B's plan for universal preschool back to the drawing board. Yawn. And you ...

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  4. Guest: Dispelling the myths of ageism ­— older workers are highly employableRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 24 | Seattle Times

    ... by the U.S. Supreme Court . Meanwhile, 23,000 age discrimination complaints were filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in 2012, a 20 percent increase over 2009. The court's decision has made it easier for employers to engage in ...

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  5. Guest Editorial: Send Prop 1B, and Its Conservative Funders, Back to the Drawing BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | The Stranger

    The Seattle League of Women Voters, the NAACP of Seattle/King County, Working Washington, and the Economic Opportunity Institute say we should vote for Prop 1A and send Prop 1B's plan for universal preschool back to the drawing board. Here's why: The Prop 1B campaign is paid for by wealthy conservative donors who have funded efforts to bring publicly funded, for-profit charter schools to our community.

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  6. Washington Update: 2 nd White House College Access Summit; Final...Read the original story

    Wednesday Oct 22 | PressReleasePoint

    ... college and university presidents and other higher education leaders at the White House Day of Action on College Opportunity. At that event, the broad topic was serving low-income and first generation students who might not be able to attend and ...

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  7. Microsoft employees helped raise $112 million for nonprofits last...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Seattle Times

    ... such as City Year Seattle, Year Up Puget Sound, Junior Achievement Washington and the Washington State Opportunity Scholarship. * The percentage of Microsoft's U.S. minority employees was 39 percent in fiscal 2014, up from 36 percent in fiscal 2012 ...

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  8. As Sex Misconduct Policies Draw Fire at Harvard, WSU Quietly Carries Out Similar InvestigationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Seattle Weekly

    ... the way it handles sexual assault cases too, Kimberly Anderson, director of the university's Office for Equal Opportunity, tells . And while she says no big controversy has broken out on the Pullman campus, which does not include a law school, the ...

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  9. Singing to the Beat of her Own DrumRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Coastal Breeze News

    ... and perform every time as though the most important critic is in the audience because you never know when opportunity can present itself," Williams notes. The Williams family is very musical. "My grandparents, aunts, cousins and my mother, who ...

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  10. Once in million years: Comet buzzing Mars on Sun.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2014 | KNDO

    ... protection from potentially dangerous dusty debris in the comet tail. Shielded by the Martian atmosphere, the Opportunity and Curiosity rovers may well have the best seats in the house, although a dust storm on Mars could obscure the view. "We ...

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  11. Mars to have near miss with cometRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | HeraldNet

    ... protection from potentially dangerous dusty debris in the comet tail. Shielded by the Martian atmosphere, the Opportunity and Curiosity rovers may well have the best seats in the house, although a dust storm on Mars could obscure the view. "We ...

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  12. Alice Fay GreenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune

    ... although she did occasionally hold an outside job. She lived and breathed for her family. Alice is a member of Opportunity Christian Church in Spokane Valley. Alice is survived by her children, Lynnette Day (Scott), Deanna Barnes (Bill), Melanie ...

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  13. Fed Reserve chair to tour Boston-area job centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... Janet Yellen is visiting the Boston area to tour a local job center and to speak at a conference on economic opportunity, as the central bank's first female head continues her focus on employment issues in her first year in office. Yellen will stop ...

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  14. EEOC Announces John Lowrie as New Director for its Denver Field OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | JD Supra

    The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission today announced the selection of John C. Lowrie as the new director of its Denver Field Office. The Denver Field Office is part of the EEOC's Phoenix District Office, which covers the states of Arizona, Colorado, Utah, Wyoming and sections of New Mexico.

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  15. Fixing Washington's Regressive Tax PolicyRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2014 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Jeannie Yandel speaks with Marilyn Watkins, policy director at the Economic Opportunity Institute, and Paul Guppy, vice president for research at the Washington Policy Center, about how Washington state should amend its tax policy to be fair and competitive.

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  16. Religion calendar - Thu, 18 Sep 2014 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... Church, 7315 N. Wall St. (509) 466-3100. Rummage Sale Donations - Now collecting items for the Oct. 4 sale at Opportunity Presbyterian Church, 202 N. Pines Road. (509) 924-9750. Christmas/Fall Bazaar and Rummage Sale - Oct. 11, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Otis ...

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  17. The effects of 900 Seattle service workers losing their jobs at the same timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | Business Journal

    ... afford to take nine months off," said Ariel Jacobson , spokeswoman for the national organization Restaurant Opportunity Centers United that supports restaurant workers. "If the businesses are not providing any assistance during that time its hard to ...

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  18. Hud Reaches Settlement with Us Bank Resolving Allegations Oflending...Read the original story

    Sep 15, 2014 | PressReleasePoint

    ... effect on their credit worthiness," said Gustavo Velasquez, HUD's Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity. "HUD will continue to work to give all families an equal opportunity at homeownership by ensuring that lenders meet their ...

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  19. Guest: What keeps girls from studying physics and STEMRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | Seattle Times

    EVERY student returning to school this fall should have the opportunity to prepare for the rapidly growing job opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math - also known as STEM. But many students, especially women and underrepresented minorities, needlessly opt out - or are shut out - of discovering a passion or talent for one of these subjects.

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  20. Activist Alert 9-11-2014Read the original story

    Sep 11, 2014 | Eugene Weekly

    ... or call 485-7433. City Club programs are recorded for broadcast on KLCC at 6:30 the following Mondays. Opportunity Village Eugene is inviting the public to a "Make Shift" event from 1 to 4 pm Saturday, Sept. 13, at 111 N. Garfield St. The mobile ...

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