The Commission serves as the official state representative of the African American community—advising the Governor, Legis­lature and state agencies regarding policy development and im­plementation. The commission also works to establish relation­ships with local governments and private sector organizations that promote equal opportunity and benefits for  African-Americans. Peruse our newly commissioned report

Creating an Equitable Future In Washington State

Public Commission Meeting

Friday, January 8, 2016, 1 pm to 4 pm

General Administration Bldg. Auditorium, 210 11th Ave SW, Olympia, Washington.


View a complete list of scholarship opportunities and col­lege prep information on our website

Be aware of SCHOLARSHIP SCAMS! You should never spend money on a fee to find a scholarship or com­plete forms! A legitimate scholarship would never ask for your bank account, credit card number or PIN num­ber. Learn more aboutscholarship scams.

The Washington State Opportunity Scholarship is now ac­cepting applications! The program supports Washington Students from low and middle-income households to attain BA degrees in STEM and health-care fields through schol­arships of up to $22,500.00. Deadline for new applicants is February 29, 2016. Annual renewal forms for current recip­ients must be received by July 1, 2016

City of Tacoma hiring Occupational Interns for it’s Com­munity & Economic Development division, Office of Sus­tainability and Gang Reduction Project.



Search for federal jobs at


Bates Technical College  – various job opportunities


City of Tacoma Grounds Maintenance Crew Leader, Office Assis­tant, and other openings viewable here


Clark College —  View all openings here or at


Community Colleges of Spokane search listings here


General Construction Company, an equal opportunity employ­er and federal contractor, seeks trades personnel for its Seattle Yard. Call 206-938-6750 or for additional information.


Highline College: a number of full and part-time positions on the HR Job Opportunities webpage. Now hiring for Graduate Program Coordinator, Public Safety Officer and two Community & Employment Services Program Specialists


King County invites applicants for the position of Re-Engagement System Manager/Project Program Manager III in Renton and other openings.


The Matt Griffin YMCA in SeaTac seeks a Director of Member Experience


Port of Tacoma / NW Seaport Alliance


SoundTransit — view various openings here including Archi­tect, Construction Manager and Marketing Coordinator


Seattle Central College openings


Seattle University — positions viewable at


University of Washington. Search all positions here.


Washington State University Careers—searchable listings found here


YouthCare,  the largest agency in the Seattle, King County area that serves homeless and unstably housed youth is recruiting for a Director of Employment and Education.


State of Washington:  Search for jobs at New openings include:







  • Military Department:   

Mitigation & Response & Recovery Unit Manager (WMS Band 3 Pierce County)

Grounds/Nursery Svc. Spec. 2 (North Region)





  • Washington Courts Follow this link for current openings.



County & City Employment Links

King County – view all current King County careers, including internships.Pierce County  Snohomish County  Spokane County  Thurston County Yakima County  City of Seattle
City of
Tacoma   City of Everett  City of Vancouver  City of SpokaneCity of Lynnwood 


The 33rd Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Rally and March

‘Fight For Your Rights 2016’

Monday, January 19, 2016

Workshops – 9:00 to 9:50 AM

Rally – 10:00AM to  11:00AM

Pre-March Speakers — 11:00 to 12:00 PM

March from Garfield HS to Jackson Federal Building — 12:00PM

Garfield High School (23rd and E. Jefferson St, Seattle)

Rally to follow at Jackson Federal Building 1:45 PM (approx.)