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    Seattle Times’ “Project Homeless” Explores Solutions

    November 01, 2017

    Seattle Foundation partners on effort to deepen coverage and conversation on homelessness crisis

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    Element Notes -- September 23

    September 26, 2017

    In this news roundup, census data and studies show how Seattle's demographics are changing and how these changes affect equity. And, as recent disasters affect the world, the local aid organizations often better positioned to help are struggling to get relief funding

  • Hurricane in Florida

    Aid for Hurricane Irma’s Victims

    September 10, 2017

    Ways to assist the relief and recovery efforts in Florida and the Caribbean

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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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    How to Help Pacific Northwest Fire Victims

    September 07, 2017

    Dozens of fires throughout the region have prompted Governor Inslee to declare a state of emergency: here's how you can help

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    Help for Hurricane Harvey's Victims

    August 31, 2017

    Ways to help the relief and recovery efforts in Houston and beyond

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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

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    Element Notes -- August 8

    August 07, 2017

    In this news roundup, the primary results are starting to roll in and Seattle continues to struggle with increasing homelessness and displacement

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    Element Notes -- August 8

    August 07, 2017

    In this news roundup, the primary results are starting to roll in and Seattle continues to struggle with increasing homelessness and displacement

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    It's Time to Change the Narrative on Homelessness

    August 07, 2017

    Director of All Home Mark Putnam shares how working together, we can address root causes and policy failures of homelessness

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    Element Notes

    July 25, 2017

    In this news roundup, it’s time to vote in the primary, our area is failing on several key aspects of accessibility for people with disabilities, Prop 1 could expand arts access and the ACA (Obamacare) repeal may be imminent

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    July 14, 2017

    In this news roundup, Washington state budget is approved, the community responds to Charleena Lyles’ shooting and the city council approves an income tax