Upcoming and Ongoing Events
Bus to Becoming (Pick ups in Kirkland and Issaquah)
Do you already have tickets to see Michelle Obama and would like to carpool? Ride with your neighbors to the Tacoma Dome to see Becoming: An Intimate Conversation with Michelle Obama. This does not include the ticket to the show, just the ride.
Pick ups available at Kirkland Park and Ride at 5:00 pm and Issaquah Park and Ride at 5:45 pm.
5pm boarding: Kirkland P&R: 9800 NE 37th Court, Kirkland, WA 98033
5:45pm boarding: Issaquah Transit Center, 1050 17th Ave NW, Issaquah, WA 98027
***If we do not fill the bus by March 20th, we will cancel and fully refund your money. Please tell your friends so we can fill the bus!***
We are encouraging members of our community to wear blue, a color of peace, and to perform random acts of kindness, look out for those who are lonely and reach out to make new friends. #WB4K
The City of Sammamish has proclaimed it an official day!
P4P Presents: 2019 Community Conversations Series: “What do we need to be talking about as a community?” This discussion series will be free and open to the public. Our mission with this series is to bring a wide-range of voices to the table to discuss topics important to the Sammamish community and beyond. Volunteers and refreshment donations gladly accepted!
April 30th- Models of Disability, How Do We Ensure Everyone Belongs?
Are you wondering how to be a meaningful ally to disabled people, the largest minority in the US? Are you familiar with the medical and social models of disability, how they've influenced societal structures, and shape our thinking around disability and equity today? What is Disability Pride? Come join a conversation around these and other questions as we learn together how to begin to make sure that everyone belongs.
This discussion series will be free and open to the public. Our mission with this series is to bring a wide-range of voices to the table to discuss topics important to the Sammamish community and beyond.
Taina Karru-Olsen, Marija Bogic and Ananda Scott are founding members of Inclusion for ALL. IFA is a grassroots cross-disability advocacy and education network focused on meaningful, equitable inclusion in schools in Washington State. IFA’s mission is to learn and teach about meaningful inclusion in education as well as in communities, and to support, encourage, and advise each other as we advocate for inclusion for all. We recognize full, meaningful inclusion as research-based best practice and as such, our shared goal. Our founding values are Disability Pride, Disability Rights, Disability Justice, and solidarity.
All events are 7-8:30 pm at Beaver Lake Lodge, 25201 SE 24th St, Sammamish, WA 98075.
January 29th: Finding commonality in a world hell-bent on making us pick sides -- with Marilyn McKenna
February 25th: Flipping the Script: Supporting the Development of Resilience and a Growth Mindset in Young People -- with Jerry Blackburn, M.Ed., CDP
March 26: Communicate Effectively with Your Kids -- with Danit Erlich, PhD
April 30th: Models of Disability, How Do We Ensure Everyone Belongs?--Taina Karru-Olsen, Marija Bogic and Ananda Scott, founding members of Inclusion for ALL.
May 20th: “Won’t you be my neighbor?” Cultivating a compassionate neighborhood in a culturally diverse community. -- Community Panel
June 24th: TBA
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