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  • First grader Jesse Alba collaborates on Native totem drawings with Michael Truong. Both are students at MLK Jr. Elementary.

    Arts and Culture: The Creative Advantage

    August 05, 2019

    The Creative Advantage brings the power of arts education to Seattle students in under-resourced schools and communities

  • Members of Front and Centered gathered to show support for I-1631

    Environment: Ensuring Climate Justice

    June 17, 2019

    Supported by Seattle Foundation, powerful coalitions work together to lift up the people most impacted by climate change

  • Colleen Echohawk singing at the event

    What We've Learned about Homelessness and Race

    May 19, 2019

    A group of local experts shares how we must face race to solve homelessness and affordable housing

  • Community meeting put on by a resilience fund grantee. Particpants sit around a table and listen to a seated speaker.

    Winter Resilience Fund Grantees

    January 08, 2019

    Seattle Foundation invests $365,000 in grants to support vulnerable communities

  • Colleen Echohawk Joins Seattle Board of Trustees

    Colleen Echohawk Joins Seattle Foundation Board of Trustees

    December 19, 2018

    The executive director of Chief Seattle Club is an innovator, a connector and a thoughtful leader who is deeply engaged in improving our community

  • A Voter Education Fund grantee displays a certificate of appreciation.

    2018 Voter Education Fund Grantees

    May 06, 2018

    Seattle Foundation and King County Elections invest more than $460,000 in 33 organizations to increase civic engagement and participation

  • A Native dancer at the launch celebration for the Beyond The Frame campaign.

    Thinking Beyond The Frame

    March 02, 2018

    Marking 150 years since Edward Curtis’ birth by exploring the cultures and resilience of Native peoples today

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    Element Notes -- September 7

    September 07, 2017

    In this news roundup, Seattle’s response to new pressures on immigrants and refugees (including Seattle Foundation’s Resilience Fund), studies of the almost 20 year difference in life expectancy between Seattle zip codes and an explainer on how disasters like Hurricane Harvey and Irma are exacerbated by climate change

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    Element Notes -- August 25

    August 25, 2017

    In this news roundup, drug deaths reach record highs in King County, Yemen faces “the world’s worst humanitarian crisis” and Seattle grapples with the hate that came out in Charlottesville