General'S ARCHIVE

  • SOAR’s 2016 Putting the Pieces Together Event: The Transformational Power of Community Knowledge and Wisdom is next Friday, August 26! Join us at the Renton Technical College for  reflective conversations to explore the transformational power of community knowledge and wisdom. To register visit here: http://soarpieces2016.brownpapertickets.com/ For more information on volunteering at the event or hosting a resource […]

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  • SOAR’s 2016 Putting the Pieces Together Event: The Transformational Power of Community Knowledge and Wisdom has been rescheduled for Friday, August 26, 2016 I 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM I Renton Technical College I 3000 NE 4th Street, Renton WA 98056.   Across time and around the world, meeting and talking together has been the […]

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  • SOAR is pleased to announce the appointment of Paula Steinke as the new Director of SOAR, effective January 19, 2016. Steinke replaces long-time SOAR Director, Harla Tumbleson, who returned from retirement on an interim basis in April, 2015. Paula served as the Community Engagement Manager for Child Care Resources. She has a strong background in […]

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  • Join SOAR, CCER, and Washington State Department of Early Learning to discuss and provide input on standards alignment for licensing, ECEAP, and Early Achievers.  Sign up today because space is limited! Nov 16th East Side: https://eastsideesa.eventbrite.com Nov 19th South Side: http://southsideesa.eventbrite.com Nov 30th North Side: http://northsideesa.eventbrite.com

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  • Thanks to everyone that attended the 2015 SOAR Summit! We had an amazing day with everyone and we hope that you had a great day as well! Make sure to check out the official SOAR Facebook page for pictures from the event: https://www.facebook.com/SOAR.KingCounty

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  • Equity in Communities: YOUR Power to Influence       Explore equity in your personal and professional life and your service to the community Define  your sphere of influence Identify opportunities and strategies for influencing equity Network and learn from experts and colleagues committed to influencing equity   Click here to register!    Visit for up to […]

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  • SOAR is pleased to announce the addition of two new team members. Erin Okuno began her tenure as the SOAR WaKIDS Coordinator on September 3. In this capacity Erin will be overseeing the WaKIDS local pilot project in Kent and Federal Way elementary schools, assisting with regional efforts to coordinate WaKIDS activities between schools, early care […]

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  • King County Promotores/Liaison Network Meeting On May 24, 2013 SOAR hosted the first King County Promotores/Liaison Network Meeting. This meeting brought together over 30 individuals from a variety of organizations, community and programs.  Participants worked closely with Promotores/Liaisons and/or were interested in learning more on how to engage Promotores/Liaisons in their work. All came with […]

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  • As the WaKIDS Demonstration Project Coordinator, I had the pleasure of visiting Cedar Valley’s Cheetah Cub Club and Olympic View’s Kindergarten Café.  I experienced firsthand the great work the Kindergarten teachers are doing to help parents learn fun activities they can do to support their child’s development, and to prepare them for Kindergarten.  18 children […]

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  • Take a moment today to check out the descriptions for 30+ workshops and keynote addresses, offered at this year’s SOAR Conference. The event will take place on Friday, June 21, at Green River Community College in Auburn, and we have a dynamic series of workshops, keynote speeches, and networking opportunities. This is your annual opportunity […]

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