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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

    April 05, 2017

    In this roundup, the Road Map Project pushes its goals, Council Member Gonzalez pushes for paid family leave and Seattle continues to grow.

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    Supporting Women’s Rights in an “Open World”

    March 23, 2017

    "We’ve opened our eyes to the problems of the world… we are not going back from an open world, and we are not afraid to stand for women’s leadership.”

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    Linking Lifetime and Legacy Giving

    March 16, 2017

    Susan Peterson, Seattle Foundation’s Director of Gift Planning, writes on the trend of giving now rather than endowing in the March 10 special Estate Planning issue of Puget Sound Business Journal.

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    March 16, 2017

    In this roundup, Mayor Murray’s levy on homelessness, a rise in hate crimes and challenges to the new youth jail are dismissed.

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    February 17, 2017

    In this roundup, the city’s homeless sweeps continue to come under scrutiny, Seattle City Council divests from Wells Fargo, Mayor Murray works to expand priority hiring and more.

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    Sharing Food and Culture with Eat with Muslims

    February 16, 2017

    Elaine Chu, philanthropic advisor at Seattle Foundation, shares her experience with Neighbor to Neighbor grantee organization Eat with Muslims

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    Leading for Impact Cohort Announced

    February 13, 2017

    Seattle Foundation and The Bridgespan Group bring unique leadership development opportunities to local nonprofits.

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    Expedia Global Ambassadors live Corporate Philanthropy in Cuba

    February 09, 2017

    Expedia and Seattle International Foundation partner to create an innovative corporate philanthropy experience in Cuba and beyond

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    Count Us In: My Experience

    February 03, 2017

    Director of marketing Babs Pinette shares her experience volunteering at All Home's Count Us In, tallying the number of people experiencing homelessness in the county.

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    January 18, 2017

    In this roundup, refugee services on inauguration day, Inslee’s budget proposal, a win (for now) against coal exporting and how the potential repeal of the Affordable Care Act will affect Washington.

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    Martin Luther King Jr. Day Reflections

    January 16, 2017

    Martin Luther King Jr. Day allows us all, as individuals and organizations, to reflect on how we live out the values that our nation honors today.