The King County Play Equity Coalition, launched by King County and the UW Center for Leadership in Athletics, is a partnership of community-based organizations (including Upower), school districts, local governments, and professional sports teams whose collective goal is to implement the recommendations of the State of Play: Seattle-King County study.
The King County Play Equity Coalition is now accepting applications for membership—start yours today! Working to increase the rates of King County youth meeting the CDC’s Physical Activity Guidelines so that all youth have access to the mental, emotional, academic, and physical benefits of movement.
Equitable Dinners: Lift Every Voice is a free, live, monthly conversation series featuring art, experts, and an opportunity to connect with your neighbors locally and around the world to talk about race and equity. Each month we will hear from a new expert, watch a 10-minute play written for the event, and join together in conversation.
Black people make up less than 7% of King County’s population, but among the county’s homeless are grossly overrepresented at 32%, according to the county’s 2019 point-in-time count. Native.
Seattle Public Schools will return to class as usual come fall, officials announced in a letter to staff Friday evening — but only if King County has entered the fourth phase of Gov. Jay Inslee.
Julie McCleery at the University of Washington College of Education and the King County Play Equity Coalition created a list of activities as a direct response to COVID-19 related social distancing measures in Washington state.
The King County Food and Fitness Initiative (KCFFI) is a community coalition formed in 2006, funded by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to begin planning for a ten plus year initiative, called Food and Fitness, launched in 2007 nationally in 9 regions around the country. The vision for the Food and Fitness Initiative is “Creating vibrant communities that support access to locally grown, healthy.
In Seattle, many of the 60 sport and outdoor recreational organizations that comprise the King County Play Equity Coalition have been severely impacted by the shutdown. Julie McCleery, the coalition’s organizer, said these programs say they will need political support and emergency funding to open their doors again. McCleery said she is working to galvanize political support in King County.
On the King County Play Equity blog, best practices for community building in the time of COVID-19.
As a result of this report, the King County Play Equity Coalition was formed to spearhead actionable, game-changing solutions in the Seattle-King County area. The King County Play Equity Coalition aims to increase the rates of King County youth meeting the CDC’s Physical Activity Guidelines through policies, programs, research, and information-sharing so that all youth have access to the.
To that end, the State of Play report has prompted the creation of the King County Play Equity Coalition, a community-led effort to bolster youth physical activity and decrease inequities in who.
The King County Play Equity Coalition is responding to needs of members while amplifying their stories. To understand more about how members’ are experiencing COVID-19, we distributed a survey where we asked about greatest concerns, most pressing needs, and ways that the Coalition could help support those needs. We are using this information to support individual organizations where possible.
Jay Payne Treasurer. Jay Payne is member-at-large, immediate past president and current treasurer for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Coalition. Jay firmly believes that each of us has an active part to play in rectifying social ills and inequities and lending our hands and feet to the work of community betterment locally, nationally and internationally.
The theme for the Sixth Annual LA84 Foundation Summit was “The New Era of Youth Sports: Play for All”. Speakers focused on equity, inclusion, innovative ways to ensure that all youth have equal access to sport as a way to promote positive development and life-long well-being.
Working together for gender equity and social justice in King County. Our members represent over 40 diverse agencies and individuals in King County, WA. By uniting our efforts to end gender-based violence, we expand our reach and our impact.The Arc of King County, the first national chapter of The Arc of the US, serves individuals throughout their lifespan with the overall goal of securing their right to live an independent, integrated life in the community.Agency Goals:1. To empower and support an individual's choice to live independently in the community, encourage and foster advocacy efforts for individuals and families and.King County's Play Equity Coalition Younger Children. GoNoodle - Videos that encourage physical activity. General physical activity and football-specific resources: NFL Resources; NFL Play 60 OPEN (Online Physical Education Network) - Under the Active Home section, there are calendars for PA options -geared towards the primary grades.