Team Child Hackathon

For far too many students, disproportionally students of color, entering the gateway to incarceration begins with a referral from the classroom to the courtroom. This phenomenon funnels students out of school and into the streets and the juvenile correction system perpetuates a cycle known as the “School-to-Prison-Pipeline,” depriving children and youth of meaningful opportunities for education, future employment, and participation in our democracy.” The emergence of the school-to-prison pipeline has been impacted by trends in school disciplinary practices and zero tolerance policies. It is our challenge to dismantle this pipeline and create new pipelines to success for all children.

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Walk Away Day 2016!

Why Walk Away Day?

The purpose of Walk Away Day is to empower, encourage and equip young people to be able to walk away from making various negative decisions. We believe that through inspiration, support and a positive activity to replace the negative, these young people can drastically change the course of their lives!

 

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21st Annual All Achievers Awards

The Breakfast Group will sponsor its Twenty-first Annual “All Achievers Awards Ceremony” on Sunday, May 17th, 2015 at The Paul Robeson Performing Arts Center at Rainier Beach High School from 2:00 to 4:30 pm. Our guest speaker for this year’s event will be Dr. Joe Knight of the Seattle University Law School.  We will honor approximately 81 predominantly African-American high school students who have made meaningful improvements and achievements in both their academic and community lives.

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2nd Annual Through the Eyes of Art

The second annual Through the Eyes of Art will feature a keynote address from the former National Director of Youth Engagement at World Vision Derrick Wheeler-Smith, remarks from City of Seattle Mayor Ed Murray and Seattle City Council Member Bruce Harrell, and appearances by hip-hop heavyweights Talib Kweli and Draze.

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Vintage BG: Gary Locke attending The Breakfast Group "Tie-One-On" Luncheon (c.1994)

Vintage BG: Ambassador Gary Locke attending The Breakfast Group "Tie-One-On" Luncheon (c. 1994). Washington House of Representatives (1983-94); King County Executive (1994-97); Governor of Washington State (1997-2005); U.S. Secretary of Commerce (2009-11); U.S. Ambassador to China (2011-Present).

                                       Ambassador Gary Locke attending The Breakfast Group "Tie-One-On" Luncheon (c.1994)

 

                                     Ambassador Gary Locke attending The Breakfast Group "Tie-One-On" Luncheon (c.1994)