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  • Panelists at Global Education Event

    Local and International Collaboration Increases International Education Opportunities

    May 24, 2017

    Panel discusses Seattle nonprofits promoting educational opportunities abroad

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    May 22, 2017

    In this roundup, Mayor Murray will not run for re-election, Amazon permanently gifts a shelter to Mary’s Place and the city council takes on the push for an income tax

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    Patsy Collins Award for Excellence in Education, Environment, and Community

    May 16, 2017

    "Teaching might even be the greatest of the arts since the medium is the human mind and spirit."
    – John Steinbeck

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    April 20, 2017

    In this roundup, Seattle may need to expand its disability accommodations, we’re on the edge of 4 global famines and a new shelter offers accommodations for pets and partners.

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    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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    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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    A conversation with Alice Ito

    February 16, 2017

    An interview with Alice Ito, who leads Seattle Foundation’s Center for Community Partnerships. Ito’s experience spans more than 25 years working in community-based nonprofits and philanthropic organizations.

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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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    Seattle Foundation - City of Seattle Partnership Supports Immigrants

    January 06, 2017

    Focuses on protecting people at risk of deportation, particularly children

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    January 04, 2017

    In this Element Notes: the protested youth jail gets its permit, democracy vouchers mail to Seattle residents and Seattle hotels sue over new legislation protecting hotel workers.