Youth Resource Fair age 14-21. December 7th. Rainier Vista Boys & Girls Club

This winter we are hosting a Youth Resource Fair for age 14-21 on Saturday, December 7th at the Rainier Vista Boys & Girls Club. About this Event YouthForce serves over 400 under served teens throughout King County each year through paid internships at unique companies and a career readiness program. This winter we are hostingContinue reading “Youth Resource Fair age 14-21. December 7th. Rainier Vista Boys & Girls Club”

Two-Part Mental Health First Aid Training Workshop

Two-Part Mental Health First Aid Training Workshop Event date: Monday, Aug 12, 2019 – 9:30 am to 3:00 pm Location: NewHolly Address: New Holly Gathering Hall 7054 32nd Ave S Seattle, WA Attendees welcome: All tenants – SHA housing residents and Housing Choice Voucher holders Attendee Age: Adult – Age 18 and older Description: TrainersContinue reading “Two-Part Mental Health First Aid Training Workshop”

Officials: Call 2-1-1 to help people find shelter from cold and ice

Severe Weather Winter Shelters List Here Outreach teams from King County and the City of Seattle are on patrol around downtown and parts of Capitol Hill to help people on the streets get out of the cold. You can help by dialing 2-1-1. The King County Emergency Services Patrol, funded by the county and theContinue reading “Officials: Call 2-1-1 to help people find shelter from cold and ice”

October 15, 2018 – Seattle Neighborhood Business District Safety Forum

OCT 15 Seattle Neighborhood Business District Safety Forum by SODO BIA Free Actions and Detail Panel REGISTER Event Information DESCRIPTION The BIAs of Ballard, Chinatown/International District, University District, Pioneer Square, and SODO are collaborating in our efforts to engage with city, county, and state officials to address the increasing challenges our businesses are experiencing withContinue reading “October 15, 2018 – Seattle Neighborhood Business District Safety Forum”

Center for Children & Youth Justice: Uniting partners to redirect gang-involved youth

Learn About: Center for Children & Youth Justice Youth Leadership, Intervention & Change (LINC) program What Their Doing: LINC 2018 Community Assessment Update: Presentation | Full Document Strengthening agency coordination to reduce youth gang involvement. CCYJ has brought together schools, law enforcement, policymakers, social service providers, and other organizations to collect uniform data and developContinue reading “Center for Children & Youth Justice: Uniting partners to redirect gang-involved youth”

Sign Up: National-SPD Night Out is Tuesday, August 7, 2018.

Night Out Night Out is a national event promoted in Seattle by Seattle Police Department Crime Prevention. It is designed to heighten crime prevention awareness, increase neighborhood support in anti-crime efforts, and unite our communities. REGISTER Night Out is Tuesday, August 7, 2018. Registration is now open, and will close August 6th, at 5:00PM. NightContinue reading “Sign Up: National-SPD Night Out is Tuesday, August 7, 2018.”

Free Summer Meals and Recreation Activities

Free Summer Meals and Recreation Activities May 17, 2018 by Christina Hirsch FREE SUMMER MEALS This summer, Seattle Parks and Recreation, Seattle Human Services Department, and United Way of King County are partnering to host a drop-in summer program offering free meals and recreation activities. Recreation activities are open for kids and teens ages 1Continue reading “Free Summer Meals and Recreation Activities”

JOIN: Project Safe Neighborhoods

Project Safe Neighborhoods Gun Violence Remains a Major Problem in the United States According to the National Crime Victimization Survey, 467,321 persons were victims of a crime committed with a firearm in 2011. In the same year, data collected by the FBI show that firearms were used in 68 percent of murders, 41 percent ofContinue reading “JOIN: Project Safe Neighborhoods”

How the SBA Helps Veterans

Three Business Resources for Veterans May is Military Appreciation Month. Each year, the SBA serves over 200,000 veterans, service-disabled veterans and military spouses across the United States and at military installations around the globe. To veterans: You served our country, now let the SBA serve you. The following are three ways the SBA serves veterans:Continue reading “How the SBA Helps Veterans”

In a Radical Departure, United Way Shows Philanthropy Isn’t Pretty

Campaign shows ‘problems nobody talks about at cocktail parties’ United Way raises more than $4.7 billion every year for improving health, education and stability in communities around the globe, and until now, its marketing focused on the aftermath and uplifting side to its good work, often featuring smiling volunteers in “Live United” t-shirts. But theContinue reading “In a Radical Departure, United Way Shows Philanthropy Isn’t Pretty”