More than 600 Seattle Education Association members took part in the Martin Luther King Day of Action

More than 600 SEA members took part in the Martin Luther King Day of Action. The day started early as members gathered at Rainier Beach and Roosevelt High Schools to assemble their school signs and board buses to Olympia for a rally and march to support fully funding public education in our state. The 600 SEA members stood with another 6000 WEA members on the steps of the state Capitol to demand full funding for education. Superintendent Larry Nyland joined us on the steps in Olympia, and school board member Read More …

Thandi Chirwa interviews Kent Black Action Commission Youth at the Washington State Capital

The Kent Black Action Commission (KBAC) Youth traveled to the the Washington State Capital  for the MLK Jr. Day Legislative Rally. Interviewed by Thandi Chirwa, KBAC youth have continued to learn about Black History both in America and the African heritage. The youth participated in all programs and they where able to air their opinions, knowledge and experiences on camera hosted by Thandi. Thandi Chirwa is American Television Anchor and junior brand ambassador for Channel A TV. Born to her father  Davies Chirwa who is the Founder & President for Read More …

Kent Black Action Commission Media Release February 2017

Media Release Kent Black Action Commission 24914 109th PL SE Kent, WA  98030 (253) 486-9029 February 4, 2017 Kent Black Action Commission Announces: the Charles Rolland 2017 African American Legislative Day DATE: Monday February 20, 2017 TIME: 9:00pm-3:00pm PLACE: Washington State Capital, Olympia, WA      In honor of Black History month the Kent Black Action Commission (KBAC) is once again partnering with the A. Phillip Randolph Institute, Seattle Chapter and the Washington State Christian Coalition to host the” Charles Rolland 2017 African American Legislative Day”.  In conjunction with the Kent Read More …

Black History Month Proclaimed in the City of Kent

On February 3, 2017 Kent Mayor Suzette Cooke invited Gwen Allen-Carston the Executive Director of the Kent Black Action Commission (KBAC) to attend the February 7, 2017 Kent City Council meeting to receive a proclamation of “African American History Month”. At the city council meeting the members in attendance, Gwen Allen-Carston Executive Director, Azalea Johnson Secretary, and Richard Johnson Marketing and Media Relations, were called to the front of the council chamber. After reading the text aloud, the Mayor proclaimed February 2017 as “African American History Month” in the city Read More …