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    Element Notes

    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.

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    December 21, 2016

    In this Element Notes: Governor Inslee’s proposed budget would close the education funding gap, progress on Sawant’s “Tenants Bill of Rights,” Washington is declared a “Hate-Free” zone and more.

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    Giving Tuesday: The Global GiveBIG

    November 29, 2016

    Now that that all of the shopping deals of Black Friday and Cyber Monday have passed, consider on Giving Tuesday how you would like to make a difference in your community.

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    Element Notes

    November 22, 2016

    News & Opinion on Building A Healthy Community 

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    Honoring Those Who Serve

    November 11, 2016

    Thank you to all of the Veterans, military personnel and their families.

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    Seattle Foundation President & CEO Discusses the Need for Brave Systems Reinvention

    November 09, 2016

    "It is clear, and empirically proven, that we cannot intervene our way out of the challenges facing our region. Thoughtful, collaborative, and brave systems reinvention is our call to action."

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    Hip-Hop: Young Artists Take the Mic

    November 01, 2016

    Creative Advantage funding helps young people access the arts