On Tuesday's Conviction

Dear Evergreen Community,

Derek Chauvin’s conviction Tuesday on all counts in the murder of George Floyd marks the latest chapter in our ongoing national reckoning on race and policing.  

Our relief that justice prevailed in this case does not reverse the fact that George Floyd was murdered by a police officer. The nation witnessed as Floyd’s life ebbed away on the pavement. The video that helped convict Chauvin also starkly exposed the ingrained systemic injustice still very much present in our country.

MPA students assist the Washington Service Corps

An example of MPA students at work! 

Good news for the MPA program.  The Marketing for the Public Service intensive that I taught last March yield great results with one of the teams’ project ideas being implemented. The ESD that manages the Washington Service Corps/AmeriCorps program had this to share: