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    Living our Values of Equity & Opportunity

    August 02, 2018

    New senior advisor on equity, Alice Ito, to guide our journey

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    Spring 2018 N2N Grantees

    May 23, 2018

    Quarterly Neighbor to Neighbor grants work to build power and influence at the grassroots level

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    Women's History Month

    March 30, 2018

    Leaders reflect on Women’s History Month and the advancement of gender equity

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    Communities of Opportunity invests $3.1 million in new efforts

    March 28, 2018

    Grants to six partnerships will decrease displacement, increase civic engagement and strengthen health and connections across King County

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    "New Localism" Lands in Seattle

    February 15, 2018

    Bruce Katz discusses where the real power to create change lies and how it can be used to address our communities' most serious social, economic, and environmental challenges.

  • Pew Charitable Trusts’ expert and local panelists explore the challenges of getting ahead financially and the persistent racial gap in economic mobility

    The Fragile American Dream

    October 15, 2017

    Pew Charitable Trusts’ expert and local panelists explore the challenges of getting ahead financially and the persistent racial gap in economic mobility 

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    Seattle Foundation's Giving with Goals Recognized as a National Model

    April 30, 2017

    National conference showcases giving tools and staff expertise

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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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    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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    Element Notes

    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.