206Rising Community Forum 2015

206Rising Community Forum 2015

Overview of youth participation and selected interviews from 206Rising Community Forum, May 2015 at Aki Kurose Middle School; produced by SE Seattle FreedomNet, a program of Rainier Beach Action Coalition  Filming and interviews: Ahlaam Ibraahim  

Langston Hughes “Wake Up”

On August 21st the FreedomNet staff went out watch the musical “Wake Up” at the Langston Hughes Theater. One of our very own citizen journalist, Christen Blackwell, made a HUGE impact on the play and was very stunning in her performance. The musical was structured on race,  youth being in gangs, religion and issues that teens […]

Back to School Bash!

This years Back to School Bash was a better than last years. Many people were involved in this community event. We had more people from different organizations, the performances we had were very youthful. The main focus of these performances were to keep the community and yourselves positive. I hope that with the more Back […]

Touchstones Video Premiere!

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 […]

Langston Hughes Musical Wake Up!

The first Musical since Langston Hughes  has been rebuilt was “Wake Up”. This Musicalwas about social issues, racism,  religious views, and about changing your life. The last Musical I was in with Langston Hughes was Bobos when I was in the 7th grade and since then it has been closed down for rebuilding and many […]