Tuesday, March 30, 2010

International Family Center-Kent

Work has begun on our new space for the International Family Center-Kent. We're moving to a larger space across the street from the Great Wall Shopping Mall where we have been located for the past 3 years.

This new and enlarged space will allow us to provide even more programs and activities serving our South End neighbors.

Check back often to see the progress!

Here are some "before" pictures.

Friday, March 26, 2010

Riding the Light Rail

To address the new changes in bus stops at Sea-Tac Airport and the extended service of the Light Rail to Sea-Tac Airport, staff and volunteer's from CISC's Sunshine Garden recently led a group of 20 seniors to the airport by light rail.

As more than 20 seniors are still on the waiting list, another trip will be scheduled in April. Seniors over 60 are welcome to join, but advanced reservation is required.

Sunday, March 21, 2010

Minority Issues in Seattle

As part of its program for nonprofit leaders visiting from Thailand, CISC's Crime Victims Program Director Alan Lai will be part of a panel discussion on minority issues in Seattle hosted by the World Affairs Council on March 26.

Admission is free, but reservations are requested. RSVP here or call the Council at 206-441-5910.

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Block Prints

Check out these cool block prints done by our after school program youth!

Last one is actually a collaborative project by 6 different kids making one unified picture.

Thanks to the Pratt Fine Arts Center for sponsoring this project and making it all possible!

Monday, March 08, 2010

Human Trafficking

For those of you interested in what is being done to address human trafficking across the US, or for those of you just looking for a little light reading, here's the final report on a study CISC participated in with the Department of Health and Human Services.

One of the main findings was that many in our community still do not have a clear understanding of what human trafficking is, and how victims can be identified and helped.

If you'd like to learn more about human trafficking, or just want to talk about CISC's crime victims services, give us a call!

The full study can be downloaded here.