Thursday, January 24, 2008

I'm a CASA, Are You & Govt at UWT

Got this the other case you haven't
my pal James wanted me to go last yr, but I was quite ill all spring.
I'm going this time....are you????
I thought some of you may be interested in this!

>>> NEWS_from_Pierce_County 1/22/2008 8:30:19 AM >>>
[Forwarded in the community interest by the Department of Communications]

The City of Tacoma's Neighborhood Council Office, in cooperation with the University of Washington Tacoma's Urban Studies Program, is offering six free public sessions of the Government Leadership Institute on Mondays from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on the UWT campus, Keystone Building Auditorium, 1900 Commerce St. The series begins Jan. 28, and registration isn't required.

The purpose of the sessions is to provide an opportunity for the general public and students to share the same classroom and to educate and inform both. It will also provide an opportunity for both citizens and students to consider real-life perspectives. The following sessions will be provided:

- Jan. 28: Government structure and organization
- Feb. 4: Intergovernmental coordination/regionalism
- Feb. 11: Economic development/quality of life
- Feb. 25: Homelessness/mental health/job training
- March 3: Schools
- March 10: Making decisions in Tacoma

CONTACT: Elton Gatewood, Community and Economic Development, , 253-591-5229; or Roxanne Murphy, Community Relations, , 253-591-2054

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