Inslee announces expanded county variance criteria and Working WA Small Business Grants County variance expansion

Inslee announces expanded county variance criteria and Working WA Small Business Grants County variance expansion Gov. Jay Inslee today announced new criteria for additional counties to apply for variances to move to Phase 2 of the state’s Safe Start recovery plan. Under the plan, smaller counties can apply for a variance from the order whichContinue reading “Inslee announces expanded county variance criteria and Working WA Small Business Grants County variance expansion”

City Allocates Nearly $4 Million in CARES Act Funds to Rental Assistance Programs

More Information Here Mayor Jenny A. Durkan today announced the allocation of nearly $4 million in federal CARES Act Community Development Block Grant (CDBG-CV), Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) funding to provide rent support. The allocation of funds is the latest in a series of measures by the CityContinue reading “City Allocates Nearly $4 Million in CARES Act Funds to Rental Assistance Programs”

CDC – Preventing COVID-19 Spread in Communities

Preventing COVID-19 Spread in Communities Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom; before eating; and after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing. If soap and water are not readily available, use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol. Always wash yourContinue reading “CDC – Preventing COVID-19 Spread in Communities”

Fifth Annual Youth LGBTQ+ and Allies Job Fair on April 4th

Seattle Parks and Recreation will be hosting our Fifth Annual Youth LGBTQ+ and Allies Job Fair on April 4th!!! The job fair is for all LGBTQ Youth (ages 13-24) and Allies who want to find a job with LGBTQ-friendly employers like Fred Hutch Cancer Research Center, Molly Moon’s Ice Cream, Starbucks, Seattle Humane Society, NorthwestContinue reading “Fifth Annual Youth LGBTQ+ and Allies Job Fair on April 4th”

King County Housing Authority Section 8 OPEN: Apply Feb 12 to Feb 25.

King County Housing Authority is accepting applications for its Section 8 waiting list in February. Applications will open at 7 a.m. on Wednesday, February 12, and will close at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, February 25. Applications are free and can be accessed online at kcha.org/lottery. ‘Winning’ applications will be randomly chosen by a computer systemContinue reading “King County Housing Authority Section 8 OPEN: Apply Feb 12 to Feb 25.”

CELEBRATING THE LIFE OF MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. AND IN CONTINUING HIS LEGACY

“If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do… you have to keep moving forward.” – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. We look forward to seeing you at the 38th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day! The day will begin atContinue reading “CELEBRATING THE LIFE OF MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. AND IN CONTINUING HIS LEGACY”

De Blasio pleads to Trump for help with homeless crisis

Mayor Bill de Blasio pleaded with President Trump on Sunday for help with the burgeoning homeless situation wreaking havoc throughout the city. Read more HERE Also… Trump slams New York City, California over ‘tremendous’ homeless crisis “California and New York must do something about their TREMENDOUS Homeless problems,” he wrote. “If their Governors can’t handleContinue reading “De Blasio pleads to Trump for help with homeless crisis”

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”

BREAKING: An opioid more deadly than fentanyl found on Seattle streets

SEATTLE (KOMO) — Right in the midst of the opioid crisis, another illicit drug has hit the streets of Seattle. Experts say it’s more potent and deadly than other opiods. The DEA says carfentanil is 10,000 times more potent than morphine and 100 times stronger than fentanyl. It was first detected in Seattle in March.Continue reading “BREAKING: An opioid more deadly than fentanyl found on Seattle streets”

October is: National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

NATIONAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH National Domestic Violence Awareness Month is an annual designation observed in October. For many, home is a place of love, warmth, and comfort. It’s somewhere that you know you will be surrounded by care and support, and a nice little break from the busyness of the real world. But forContinue reading “October is: National Domestic Violence Awareness Month”