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Bridge Conference 2019—Looking Back, Facing Forward


1053 Lake Washington Blvd N Renton, WA 98056

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October 28 - 29, 2019

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Hyatt Regency Lake Washington at Seattle's Southport

Now in its 17th year, School’s Out Washington’s Bridge Conference brings together nationally renowned speakers, expanded learning professionals, school leaders, funders, researchers, policymakers, trainers/coaches and more to focus on: 

  • Engaging and interactive program practices
  • Educational equity
  • System thinking and partnership building 
  • Cutting-edge research, resources and strategies

This year’s theme, Looking Back, Facing Forward, explores the importance of culture and the role it plays in shaping and empowering young people and their communities. We will hear from speakers who will share their knowledge and strategies to better create systems, organizations, and programs that affirm their intersectional identities.

Learn more at the event page on School’s Out Washington

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