Welcome to Lunchtime LEVinars, free, interactive, online webinars on important and timely issues hosted by the League of Education Voters (LEV). These lunchtime webinars are designed to share information and build knowledge about the issues at the core of LEV’s policy priorities.
LEV will host each 30 to 60-minute webinar, which will include a 20–30 minute presentation by an expert from the field and 10 minutes of Q&A. Each webinar will be recorded and archived on our website.
Most Recent LEVinar
A Listening Session with Voices from the Latino Community, Part 3
COVID-19 has presented challenges to students and families across Washington state. And although every community faces similar issues, the pandemic has uniquely impacted some communities. To learn more and provide support, League of Education Voters believes in outreach to the Latino community in a culturally and linguistically appropriate way.
In this Spanish language webinar, we have assembled a statewide panel of Latino students, thought leaders, community leaders, and educators to share their perspectives on which investments need to be made and what the COVID recovery process should look like, what we need to see as we head back to in-person learning, and what we are looking forward to that we’ve missed during the pandemic. Panelists include Joseph Zuniga, a sophomore at Gonzaga University majoring in Biology; Virginia Herrera-Páramo, Executive Director of Para Los Niños; and Luis Ortega, Director & Founder of Storytellers for Change.
Moderated by League of Education Voters Director of Field and Community Engagement Eric Holzapfel.
Watch now (English interpretation is available by enabling closed captioning)
The Role of K-12 Schools in Addressing Racially Motivated Violence, Part 2
From a long history of police brutality and racism targeting the Black community to a rise in attacks on the Asian American Pacific Islander community, we are continuing to see disturbing examples of racially motivated violence in the news. This past year, we have witnessed some of the largest protests in U.S. history amidst a worldwide outcry against racial injustice. Since then, social movements have been thrust into the national spotlight, with youth at the forefront of the conversation. Recurring incidents of racially motivated violence are impacting our youth in multiple ways, but how should K-12 schools respond?
In this webinar centering student voices, we have assembled a statewide panel of students, educators, and community organizers to discuss the impacts of racially motivated violence, presenting tools that can be used in schools to best support students on a daily basis. They will also answer your questions.
Spanish interpretation and live closed captioning in English will be available.
Moderated by Denisha Saucedo, the 2018 Puget Sound Educational Service District Regional Teacher of the Year and 6th grade teacher at Kent Elementary School, and her daughter Alisha Saucedo, a senior at Thomas Jefferson High School in the Federal Way School District.
Thursday, June 24, 2021
12:30 – 1:30 pm
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