Stronger Together Event

BUILDING UNITY THROUGH COMMUNITY

Saturday, May 16, 2020
Downtown Arlington

The first annual Stronger Together, a multi-community cultural event, is about exploring surface, shallow and deep cultures that we each bring to our communities.  We will be building unity through community dialogue, activities, education, entertainment, food and fun.  During Stronger Together, attendees will experience culture, they will explore their own culture, and they will have many opportunities to interact with and celebrate the cultures from our communities. 

The main event that is happening on May 16, downtown in the City of Arlington at Legion Park. 

Community will come together for activities and discussions that highlight: How we are the same? How we are different? How that makes us stronger.  

We are involving three municipal communities and two tribal communities in our event, the City of Arlington, the Town of Darrington, the Community of Lakewood, the Stillaguamish Tribe of Indians, and the Sauk-Suiattle Indian Tribe.

Contact Information:

Will Nelson
Director of Equity and Student Success
Arlington Public Schools
360-618-6228
wnelson@asd.wednet.edu 

Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/strongertogetherarlington/ 

Vendors and Volunteers:

Booth registration: http://arlingtonwa.org/stvendor/

Volunteer registration: http://arlingtonwa.org/stvolunteer/

Presented by:

Arlington School District
Lakewood School District
Darrington School District
City of Arlington
Town of Darrington
Sno-Isle Libraries
Stilly Valley Health Connections
Downtown Arlington Business Association
Snohomish County Executive Office
Stillaguamish Valley Genealogical Society

Supported by:

Stillaguamish Tribe
Sauk-Suiattle Tribe

Additional Sponsors:

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Event Committee Seeking Multi-Cultural Entertainment

Stronger Together event in downtown Arlington on Saturday, May 16, 2020

The planning committee is seeking groups to provide multi-cultural entertainment.  We are also inviting cultural and equity groups to have a presence at the event.

The entertainment will be presented on stage at Legion Park from approximately 10AM to 4PM in approximately 45-minute sets.  Interested groups should contact Sarah Lopez at the City of Arlington for more information at 360-403-3448.  The entertainment should provide cultural enrichment and could  be dance, song, poetry or instrumental.

In addition to entertainment, there will be interactive activities, displays, and education opportunities.  Organizations who would like to have a booth in the exhibitors’ tent should contact Will Nelson at Arlington School District 360-618-6228.

The event is a collaboration of people from Arlington, Lakewood, and Darrington School districts, the Stillaguamish and Sauk- Suaittle Tribes, the City of Arlington and Town of Darrington, Sno-Isle Libraries, and other agencies and volunteers from our areas.

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