The UW Women’s Center hosted a lunch featuring Lilly Ledbetter, who shared her story of struggle for equity in the workplace. The conversation was moderated by Kathi Goertzen from KOMO 4 and took place at the Westin Hotel in Seattle. The event raised $10,000 for the Center, and about 300 people attended.
Goodwin Liu, 39, is a liberal legal scholar who, if confirmed, could become a force on the federal appeals court for decades.
… the conservative Hindu nation wants a chunk of the multibillion dollar gay tourist market to help pull it out of poverty …
RAWALPINDI, Pakistan (AP) — Taunted at home, Sanhya ran away at age 12, searching for acceptance — neither male nor female, but a member of a third gender.
Like the two previous task forces formed in 1986 and 1992, the charge was to have a group of leaders in education and human services to make recommendations to the school district to close the achievement gap — in eight years.
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese police have jailed an outspoken Uighur journalist for allegedly endangering national security, a colleague said on Oct. 30, adding to the scores of detentions reported in the restive Xinjiang region since deadly ethnic rioting erupted there four months ago.
MUMBAI, India (AP) — An ashen Anil Ambani, one of the world’s richest men, stood before a clutter of television cameras, close to tears. “There is only pain, hurt, and emotion,” he said.
Last Tuesday, Seattle Public Schools (SPS) proposed a new method for student enrollment: assigning students to schools based on their addresses. SPS plans to phase in its new method over the next several years starting next fall.
NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s top court on Monday, July 20, refused to temporarily suspend a lower court ruling that made gay sex legal among consenting adults, an attorney said.
A recent Supreme Court ruling has made it easier for officials to deport immigrants who have been convicted of a crime.