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NEWS GLEAMS | October Is Fire Prevention Month, Our Third Annual T’Challaween Is Almost Here!

A round-up of news and announcements we don’t want to get lost in the fast-churning news cycle!

curated by Vee Hua 華婷婷


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NEWS GLEAMS | City of Seattle Budget Hearings Continue, White Cane Day Celebrates the Visually Impaired

A round-up of news and announcements we don’t want to get lost in the fast-churning news cycle!

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NEWS GLEAMS | Energy Assistance Programs Support Low-Income Households, Free Car Battery Testing

A round-up of news and announcements we don’t want to get lost in the fast-churning news cycle!

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NEWS GLEAMS | The Emerald Hosts 2022 Electoral Debate Tomorrow, Comcast RISE Offers $10K Grants for Small Businesses

A round-up of news and announcements we don’t want to get lost in the fast-churning news cycle!

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NEWS GLEAMS | Seattle Teacher’s Union Strike Ends, Emerald to Host Debate With 37th Congressional District Candidates

A round-up of news and announcements we don’t want to get lost in the fast-churning news cycle!

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🖋️Letter From the Editor🖋️

The Seattle Education Association has reached a deal with Seattle Public Schools, and school resumed today, Sept. 14. Plus, we share the winners of the Washington State Book Awards for outstanding authors published in 2021!

Save the date for the next hybrid in-person and virtual event hosted by the Emerald. On Tuesday, Oct. 4, we will host a debate with 37th Congressional District candidates Chipalo Street and Emijah Smith, and we want your suggestions for questions! Read on for details on how to RSVP or participate.

—Vee Hua 華婷婷, interim managing editor for the South Seattle Emerald

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Local Indigenous Food Sovereignty Efforts Uplift the Importance of Traditional Foods

by Vee Hua 華婷婷


Home to individuals from a number of tribal nations, the Puget Sound region serves as fertile ground for conversations and movements towards Indigenous food sovereignty. While many definitions of food sovereignty exist, the Indian Education Division at the Montana Office of Public Instruction defines it as “the ability of an Indigenous nation or community to control its own food system and food-producing resources free of control or limitations put on it by an outside power (such as a settler/colonizer government).”

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NEWS GLEAMS | Cannabis Legislation to Address Inequities, COVID-19 Booster Vaccines Available Next Week

A round-up of news and announcements we don’t want to get lost in the fast-churning news cycle!

curated by Vee Hua 華婷婷


🖋️Letter From the Editor🖋️

Seattle City Council has unanimously passed a series of new cannabis bills designed to address long-standing racial inequities in the cannabis industry and discrimination caused by the war on drugs. In COVID-19 news, fall boosters are finally rolling through, and UW Medicine is scheduling appointments now.

Highline College will soon launch a Talent Search program, which will help 500 low-income students reach their college goals; we offer some details in this week’s News Gleams.

—Vee Hua 華婷婷, interim managing editor for the South Seattle Emerald

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NEWS GLEAMS | Updates on Mar-a-Lago Search for Classified Documents; Study of ‘Black-Owned’ Businesses

A round-up of news and announcements we don’t want to get lost in the fast-churning news cycle!

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🖋️Letter From the Editor🖋️

One of this month’s largest national headlines has been the search of Mar-a-Lago by federal investigators in their attempts to retrieve classified documents from former President Donald Trump. We offer a brief update of continued news around the search, including resources for those who want to dive deeper into the timeline, as well as share the latest filing by the Department of Justice, which alleges obstruction of justice charges.

A new University of Washington study analyzes cellphone data and “Black-owned” labels on websites, to find that while they were beneficial for businesses to use in 2020, following the uprisings for racial justice, their long-term benefits may not be as clear.

Sept. 6 is also Cynthia A. Green Day, which celebrates the pillar of the Skyway community.

—Vee Hua 華婷婷, interim managing editor for the South Seattle Emerald

P.S. News Gleams will be taking a break on Monday, Sept. 5, in observance of Labor Day.

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NEWS GLEAMS | President Biden to Cancel Student Loan Debt, WA State Book Award Finalists

A round-up of news and announcements we don’t want to get lost in the fast-churning news cycle!

curated by Vee Hua 華婷婷


🖋️Letter From the Editor🖋️

Today’s big announcement coming from the White House is that the Biden administration plans to cancel a significant amount of student debts nationally, as well as extend the current moratorium on payments for a final time.

Locally, a number of sites around South King County will be offering free dental care services for youth and adults, Bloodworks Northwest is in desperate need of blood donations, and an extensive list of excellent books can be found in the list of Washington State Book Award finalists! Full disclosure: One nomination includes Readying to Rise: Essays by South Seattle Emerald founder and publisher Marcus Harrison Green.

—Vee Hua 華婷婷, interim managing editor for the South Seattle Emerald

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