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  • Art by Merecedes Sarah eighth grade | black man with Racism over mouth, white man with intolerance over mouth, and asian man with stereotypes over mouth

    Holocaust-Inspired Student Art at Seattle Foundation

    February 21, 2018

    Holocaust Center for Humanity exhibits winning works by youth that explore social justice

  • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. surrounded by supporters during the March on Washington.

    Martin Luther King Day 2018

    January 11, 2018

    50 years after Dr. King’s death, the need for greater racial equity and economic opportunity is still pressing

  • A player goes for a layup at the SeaTac Community Center.

    Education: STEM, Coding and Leadership through Basketball

    January 02, 2018

    Companion Athletics connects kids in the East African community to coding, STEM education and leadership through basketball

  • Tableau data fellows at work

    Information Powers Change

    January 03, 2018

    Tableau Foundation and Seattle International Foundation support data-driven advocacy in Latin America through innovative fellowship

  • A LiveWire panel of experts discusses the supports that homeless students need to succeed.

    Homework Without a Home

    December 20, 2017

    Panel discusses supports for students experiencing homelessness

  • Four members of the Somali Parent Education Board gather.

    N2N Spotlight: Somali Parent Education Board

    December 14, 2017

    Growing up in a household where English was not my parents’ first language was difficult at times because they wanted to advocate for my education and become more involved, but had challenges navigating the education system.

  • Laurie Miller of IslandWood, Patsy Collins awardees Kim Shulze, Denise Schuyler and Mike Town, and Tony Mestres of Seattle Foundation

    2017 Patsy Collins Award

    November 15, 2017

    Three teachers were recognized for learning experiences that make a difference for kids, their communities and our planet

  • 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 

  • Soozi McGill and students from the Rwandan Girls Initiative

    Powering Change with Soozi Sinegal McGill

    August 04, 2017

    Soozi McGill is a philanthropist at Seattle Foundation and co-founder and president of the Rwanda Girls Initiative

  • Finger touching touchscreen

    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.

  • Susan Peterson headshot small banner

    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.