Life on the Margins | Carving Through the Pain | Missing Mural Mystery

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Podcast explores "Life on the Margins"

Life on the Margins podcast

Life on the Margins shares stories not just about marginalized communities, but from within, and alongside them. In this live taping of the podcast, Dr. Julian Perez discusses the troubling reports that COVID-19 continues to disproportionately affect communities of color nationally, and especially Latinos locally. Then, best-selling author Ijeoma Oluo explains why the current Black Lives Matter movement has her feeling hopeful. Plus, spoken word performances by Jessica Rycheal and Naa Akua.

Powerful Voices


Ten years on, Rick Williams still carving through the pain

Rick Williams

It's been nearly ten years since the police shooting death of John T. Williams. A woodcarver like his brother, Rick Williams spent most days last month at the Capitol Hill Organized Protest (CHOP) carving, supporting protestors, and sharing his story.

Peace Through Pain


🙆🙅🤸Help kids learn to set, and respect boundaries

Possum from Look Listen & Learn

When Possum's classmates keep touching his fur without asking, Auntie Lena takes the opportunity to teach Possum about the very important skill of setting, and respecting, boundaries. Follow along with the story "Don’t Touch My Hair!" by Sharee Miller, an art project that helps kids practice saying "yes" and "no," and a delicious recipe that addresses food boundaries.

Stay Inbounds


West Seattle High School's lost & found Depression-era mural

Mural rediscovered

#ThrowbackThursday to the time a missing mural created by talented New Deal artist and Russian immigrant Jacob Elshin was discovered after being lost for 25 years.

Mural Mystery


During pandemic, Seattle high school seniors celebrate online 🎓

Seattle high school graduates

"We are not the class of COVID-19, we are the class of courage." Accepting a diploma in front of classmates, family, and friends is a rite of passage for graduating high school seniors. But the COVID-19 pandemic changed in-person commencements for the class of 2020. In June, thousands of Seattle Public School seniors celebrated their educational accomplishments with online graduation ceremonies.

Glad for These Grads


Nancy Guppy celebrates her 60th birthday at Studio E Gallery in Georgetown!

Nancy's 60th birthday

🎂 For her 60th birthday, Nancy Guppy treated herself to some art for her heart by visiting Studio E Gallery in Georgetown. Run by founder Dawna Holloway, the gallery has sublimely spectacular pieces on view from Northwest artists! 

60 & Fabulous


AgeWise TV: Gentle yoga & a documentary about Rwanda

Yoga on AgeWise TV

This installment of AgeWise TV, produced by the Pike Market Senior Center, includes a 30 minute gentle yoga practice focused on range of motion, balance and mindfulness. Plus, watch "The Abatwa: Challenges for a New Rwanda," a 2008 film that looks at the struggles faced by the indigenous people of Rwanda.

🧘 Moving Wisely