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2.) Ride the Big Yellow School Bus with SSC at the Seattle Pride Parade - Sunday, June 29!
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1.) IMPORTANT: Safe Schools Coalition's next meeting is TOMORROW - Tuesday, MAY 20th in Seattle!

The next Safe Schools Coalition meeting is tomorrow, Tuesday, MAY 20tth from 3-5pm (Pacific time) at Planned Parenthood on Capitol Hill in Seattle, WA.

Emily Emerson facilitates.

Contact Emily if you have agenda items to suggest or if you need instructions about attending in person or calling in by conference call. 
Use this contact form on our website. 

All are welcome!
You do NOT need to be a Coalition member to attend.

For more information, see this page

2.) Ride the Big Yellow School Bus with SSC at the Seattle Pride Parade - Sunday, June 29!
Ride the Big Yellow School Bus with Safe Schools Coalition at the Seattle Pride Parade - Sunday, June 29, 2014!

Emily Emerson, School's Out Washington, is coordinating for SSC with our fabulous partner, Seattle Public School's Lisa Love.

Seattle Pride 2014 celebrates the Northwest's LGBTQ rights movement since its first coming out in 1974, the year of the inaugural Seattle Pride celebration.
Mark your calendar and join us!
More details will be sent soon.

Questions? Contact Emily.

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