Community Events & Announcements

Post-Season Tax Help

During the month of May, 2018, anyone making less than $66,000 can access free tax help for individual federal tax returns from 2008-2017 at these sites:

Seattle Public Library, Central Branch
1000 4th Ave. Seattle, WA 98104
Mon & Wed: 3 p.m. — 7 p.m.
Sat: 11 a.m. — 3 p.m.
Available May 2nd — June 4th, 2018

Kent Public Health Center
Kent Hill Plaza Shopping Center
25742 104th Ave. SE, Kent, WA 98030
Tues & Wed: 5 p.m. — 9 p.m.
Available May 2nd — June 6th, 2018

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Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle – Expungement Workshop
Is your past preventing you from obtaining a job, a promotion or housing?

Get Help With Job Rights & Rental Rights

  1. Eliminating Adult Records
  2. Sealing Juvenile Records
  3. Restoring Voting Rights
  4. Arrests or Convictions
  5. Misdemeanors or Felonies
  6. Investigate Your WA Criminal Record

Date: Saturday, May 19, 2018
Time:  10:00 am – 2:30 pm
Location:  Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle, 105 14th Ave, Suite 200, Seattle
Cost: $25.  For more details or to register call 800-368-1455 or

You must register to attend.  A sliding fee scale is available to those who meet the criteria.

Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle – FREE Credit Counseling Workshop
Receive a copy of your credit report and learn how to read it.

Date:  Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Time:  6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Location:  Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle, 105 14th Ave, Suite 200, Seattle

To learn more or to register call 800-461-3792.  Registration is required.

Homebuyer Education Class in Spanish
Join El Centro de la Raza on June 16, 2018 for a homebuyer education class.  Certificates will be given at the end of the class.

Date:  June 16, 2018
Time:  10 am – 3 pm
Location:  El Centro de la Raza, 2524 16th Ave S, Room 307, Seattle
Seating is limited!   Participants must register to attend.

Questions or to register?  Contact or 206-717-0085

Money Mechanics
The YWCA’s series of financial education classes, Money Mechanics offers Free financial workshops for anyone who feels like their finances could use a ‘tune-up’, and specifically for anyone who is unemployed, currently or recently homeless, or just tired of getting their tax refund and weeks later wondering, “just where did  that money go”?

Food, child care provided free on site!  Transportation assistance is available.

Classes focus on:
•  Unmasking the mysteries of credit
•  Debt management
•  Budgeting and banking
•  Goal setting
•  Saving and investing

For more information or to register, contact Constance at 206.496.9028, 425. 264.1416 and/or email:

El Centro de la Raza – Free Bilingual Legal Clinics
On the second Wednesday of every month from January to November, El Centro de la Raza will be hosting free bilingual legal clinics with volunteer attorneys from the Law Office of Schroeter, Goldmark & Bender and the Latina/o Bar Association of Washington. Sign up for consultations is on a first-come, first-served basis and will open at 4 PM.  To learn more>

January-November 2018 (2nd Wednesday of every month from January to November)
Time:  6-8 PM
Location:  El Centro de la Raza, Seattle