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Southeast Seattle Education Coalition Recognized by Seattle Public Schools and WASA

Our partner Southeast Seattle Education Coalition (SESEC) was Seattle Public Schools’ nominee for the 2016 Washington Association of School Administrators (WASA) Community Recognition Award. SESEC serves a vital role in the Seattle community by uniting various community-based organizations, schools, educators, parents, community leaders, and many others around a common goal of equity and access for...


The Sheri and Les Biller Family Foundation Announces Social Impact Theatre Grantees

SEATTLE – For the first time, the Biller Family Foundation has awarded concurrent grants to theatre organizations in both Los Angeles County and Washington state. Five productions received grants that totaled $90,000: “Bars and Measures” at The Theatre @ Boston Court, “Hooded or Being Black for Dummies” at Theatre Battery, “Man of La Mancha” at A...


The Sheri and Les Biller Family Foundation Announces Grant Opportunity to Support Social Impact Theatre

SEATTLE – The Sheri and Les Biller Family Foundation today launches its first cycle of theatre grants for 2016. Initiated last year, the Foundation’s new theatre enrichment grant program provides production-specific support of innovative shows that grapple with social issues and engage new audiences, with preference given to musical theatre. “The Foundation seeks to partner with...


The World of “Hana’s Suitcase”

The Sheri and Les Biller Family Foundation is proud to be partnering with Seattle Children’s Theatre on Hana’s Suitcase. This extraordinary play tells the story of Fumiko Ishioka, a Japanese educator intent on helping her students understand the Holocaust, whose quest to uncover the story of Hana Brady has sparked a worldwide conversation on the values of courage, tolerance, and compassion....

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