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Get a real world education in South Park neighborhood. We take challenges like language barriers, family health, community safety, or environmental cleanup, and turn them into celebrations combined with hands-on learning. Why? Because: learning is better when it’s fun.
Our beloved South Park Community Center is the place to connect with sports activities, dance classes, community theatre, art programs, computer workshops, and annual neighborhood events. Local youth can participate in neighborhood planning on the South Park Teen Council, or take resume and job search classes to prepare for the future.
The South Park Library offers homework programs for kids, bilingual family story time, and computer workshops. Adults can participate in book groups, English as a Second Language (ESL) programs, or Spanish language classes. Hands-on workshops at Marra Farm teach people of all ages about organic gardening and social justice. Visitors can also take West Marginal Way to exhibits and events at the nearby Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center and South Seattle Community College.
Concord International Elementary School sets our educational standard with “lessons that build on the cultural diversity of our families in our school, surrounding community, and the world. ”Programs like Healthy Foods for South Park, Sea Mar Youth Boxing Club, Consejo High Risk Youth Counseling, and the University of Washington School of Nursing South Park Community Partnership provide neighborhood-based service learning opportunities where people can develop confidence and community-building skills.
As you can see, South Park is all about learning something new.
To contact organizations listed on this site, see the Resource section