West Seattle Event Calendar

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SNAP Emergency Preparedness Workshop @ Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish Hall, Walmesley Hall
May 4 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

A SNAP Emergency Preparedness workshop is taking place for our 37th & 38th Block Watch neighbors and Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish. It’s open to any West Seattleites that want to come.

The City of Seattle has created the Seattle Neighborhoods Actively Prepare (SNAP) program to help your neighborhood get organized in case of a major emergency, like an earthquake. We encourage people to not only prepare for themselves and their families but also talk to neighbors about how they will work together to make sure everyone in the neighborhood is safe and cared for.

Meeting Goals
• Meet new neighbors, share contact information, establish a meeting place
• Learn what to do to be better prepared
• Learn how to be safe in an earthquake
• Learn how to use the Help/OK sign
• Know your top three response priorities after a disaster

Please RSVP! Contact Helen at heleno@olgseattle.org

Bystander Intervention Workshop–Anti-Hate Alaska Junction @ Admiral Congregational Church
May 19 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Anti-Hate Alaska Junction works to reduce hate in our neighborhood by providing Bystander Intervention Workshops.

The leader reviews brain science, including the reality of emotional responses, their effects on brain chemistry, and the resulting triggering of our fight/flight/freeze survival responses. Participants apply new knowledge and practice new skills by running scenarios of hate-based interactions with the goal of de-escalating the situations. Working as an aggressor, a target, or an intervening bystander, participants learn by doing, not by listening.

There will also be an opportunity to have an extra practice session on Sunday, June 2 at 2:00 pm.

The workshop is FREE, but donations are accepted. To register, email antihate3@gmail.com or just walk in. Visit our website at www.antihatealaskajunction.wordpress.com

This workshop will be the third of four scheduled to take place in 2019.