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  • 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

  • Panelists speak at the N2N 2017 Convening.

    Neighbor to Neighbor 2017 Convening

    December 07, 2017

    Gathering focuses on working together to build a multi-racial movement

  • The roofline of Miller Community Center on Capitol Hill

    Seattle's Future: A City For The Many?

    November 26, 2017

    Yesler Community Collaborative tackles gentrification through affordable housing and more

  • Dr. Ana Mari Cauce giving the keynote address at National Philanthropy Day awards.

    National Philanthropy Day Awards

    November 06, 2017

    Seattle celebration recognizes outstanding philanthropy in our region

  • 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 

  • Seahawks helmets

    Partnering with the Seattle Seahawks Players

    October 02, 2017

    Seattle Foundation works with Seattle Seahawks players to build a more compassionate, inclusive society

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    Element Notes -- September 23

    September 26, 2017

    In this news roundup, census data and studies show how Seattle's demographics are changing and how these changes affect equity. And, as recent disasters affect the world, the local aid organizations often better positioned to help are struggling to get relief funding

  • Willemijn Keizer covers recent hate crimes at SPLC briefing

    Hate Crimes and Groups Are on the Rise

    September 19, 2017

    Southern Poverty Law Center shares its work tracking bias and bigotry at Seattle briefing

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    Element Notes -- September 7

    September 07, 2017

    In this news roundup, Seattle’s response to new pressures on immigrants and refugees (including Seattle Foundation’s Resilience Fund), studies of the almost 20 year difference in life expectancy between Seattle zip codes and an explainer on how disasters like Hurricane Harvey and Irma are exacerbated by climate change

  • Protestors in Westlake Park

    Resilience Fund Grantees

    August 28, 2017

    Seattle Foundation announces $565,000 in Resilience Fund grants to support marginalized communities. A second round of funding opens September 29

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    Element Notes -- August 25

    August 25, 2017

    In this news roundup, drug deaths reach record highs in King County, Yemen faces “the world’s worst humanitarian crisis” and Seattle grapples with the hate that came out in Charlottesville