Once a year, we get a special opportunity to reflect on the things we are thankful for in our lives and share our gratitude with others. Volunteer Services would like to promote acts of kindness this giving season and share some of the reasons why we are grateful.
Tuesday was a historic night. As Americans voted in the most important midterm election in a generation, women broke barriers everywhere. Here in Washington State, organizers with De-Escalate Washington celebrated voters passing Initiative 940 on election night after a long-fought campaign by Native and African American communities.
Seattle’s vibrant jazz club scene of the 1940s produced famous musicians like Ray Charles and Quincy Jones. But the success of Seattle jazz bands was built on the union organizing skill of black women jazz players.