Hello! I am Sahla, and I am 17 years old. I attend Cleveland High School as a Senior. I am a freedom-net journalist. My favorite hobbies are Ultimate Frisbee and Soccer. I live in Seattle, WA. I love the rain. My favorite color is purple. I love to cook and help people, that's why when I graduate I would like to go to study pre-med so I can help people in my life and in my community.

Touchstones Video Premiere!

 Posted by on August 27, 2012 at 6:05 pm  Project Documentation, TouchStones, Uncategorized  Comments Off on Touchstones Video Premiere!
Aug 272012

The journalist from SESeattle Freedomnet had got together with Touchstones to make videos about locations in our community to shoot what we thought was great or fun about that location. Some locations included: Rainier Beach High School, King Dount, Link Light rail, Beer Sheva park and Urban Farms & Wetlands. So on August 4th we […]

Community BBQ Coming Soon!

 Posted by on July 3, 2012 at 3:43 pm  Family Life and the Arts, Featured, The Environment  Comments Off on Community BBQ Coming Soon!
Jul 032012

  summer BBQs!  Mark your calendars and come out to join us for more great food and company!   Community BBQ July 14, Saturday – 12 – 3pm Rainier Community Center 4600 38th Ave S, Seattle 98118   As usual, we will be cooking together beforehand starting at 9am and serving at noon.  Let us […]

Hunger Action Week on March 24th

 Posted by on May 7, 2012 at 4:59 pm  Economic Development, Family Life and the Arts  Comments Off on Hunger Action Week on March 24th
May 072012

Top 2 Highlight: 1. Giving away $5 Starbucks Gift cards and Re-usable bags 2. Learning about everyone from kids to adults that are hungry in the U.S. Most surprising thing Heard: 1. In the last 4 years the rise of 30% more clients coming in for help from the food banks 2.  Donations from food […]

Update on the Urban Farms and Wetlands

 Posted by on February 27, 2012 at 7:10 pm  Economic Development, The Environment  Comments Off on Update on the Urban Farms and Wetlands
Feb 272012

when spring hits at the farm we will be :   – working with Rainier Beach High School on some ecology unit science field trips to get them ready to go to the Elwah dam deconstruction on the Olympic Peninsula to do some field research and also to connect the students with the community design […]

Emerald CitY Bible Fellowship Holiday Community Dinner Dec. 10

 Posted by on December 21, 2011 at 7:48 pm  Economic Development, Family Life and the Arts, The Environment  Comments Off on Emerald CitY Bible Fellowship Holiday Community Dinner Dec. 10
Dec 212011

On December 10th a community  dinner was held to give back to the community and show how much the church meant to people. How the church has affected their lives and how they live today. Top 2 Highlights: 1. Musical performances by the New Creation Christian Center 2. Empire nights performances about Christmas, Santa, and […]

Advisory Council Meeting on Nov. 8

 Posted by on November 19, 2011 at 2:07 pm  Economic Development, Family Life and the Arts  Comments Off on Advisory Council Meeting on Nov. 8
Nov 192011

On November 8th the Advisory Council held a meeting talking about the Rainier Beach Community center. The meeting was held so people of the community can be heard and seen. They also talked about what should be inside the community center so that everybody who walks into the new community center feels happy and enjoyable. […]

Town Hall Meeting @ Cleveland High School

 Posted by on November 14, 2011 at 5:30 pm  Education  Comments Off on Town Hall Meeting @ Cleveland High School
Nov 142011

Students at Cleveland High School hosted a Town Hall Meeting on November 4th where all the Seniors performed presentations to staff and people who came out from the community and or parents. The school’s principle Ms. Shareef watched through presentations and felt very enthusiastic on what she was hearing. Students talked about Religion , abortion […]

Candidates Forum

 Posted by on October 18, 2011 at 9:00 am  Family Life and the Arts, Public Safety  Comments Off on Candidates Forum
Oct 182011

Top 2 Highlights: -Having strategies to increase participation in the community. -The participation that police have with their communities and how they affect their communities.   Most controversial thing heard: How diversity is a key and very important because everyone has a voice.   Most surprising thing heard: Change the perspective of the rank of […]