Tag Archives: Jamerika Haynes-Lewis

OPINION: HB 1747 Offers a Pathway to Keeping Families Together

by Jamerika Haynes-Lewis

At the age of 50, Shrounda Selivanoff saw herself doing many things. Recently, she became the director of public policy for Children’s Home Society of Washington (CHSW). This is in addition to her work as a community advocate for children and families. However, raising a newborn was not a part of her plan. “I’m committed to my grandchild. I’m committed for life,” Shrounda says proudly. “I’m his grandmother.”

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The Morning Update Show — 8/10/21

The Morning Update Show — hosted by Trae Holiday and The Big O (Omari Salisbury) — is the only weekday news and information livestream that delivers culturally relevant content to the Pacific Northwest’s urban audience. Omari and Trae analyze the day’s local and national headlines as well as melanin magic in our community. Watch live every weekday at 11 a.m. on any of the following channels, hosted by Converge Media: YouTube, Twitch, Facebook, Periscope, and whereweconverge.com.

We also post the Morning Update Show here on the Emerald each day after it airs, so you can catch up any time of day while you peruse our latest posts.

Morning Update Show — Tuesday, August 10

Live From the Liberty Bank Building | LIVE — Alyse Nelson of SDOT | LIVE — Elijah L. Lewis of Africatown | LIVE — Jamerika Haynes-Lewis, USA Ambassador, Ms. 2021 | New Vaccine Mandates for Public Employees

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