Flashback – Naloxone: Seattle Police Officers Revive Drug Overdose Victim

Original Published on May 23, 2017 Police responded to a report of a man down in the 1500 block of 9th Avenue just before midnight and were quickly flagged down by a woman. The woman pointed officers to a man lying on the sidewalk, and said he had recently used heroin. Officer Jared Levitt andContinue reading “Flashback – Naloxone: Seattle Police Officers Revive Drug Overdose Victim”

Oct 27-Oct 30 Huge, free health clinic running again this week at Seattle Center

Huge, free health clinic running again this week at Seattle Center KeyArena is located at Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St., Seattle. For more information, visit http://www.seattlecenter.org/patients or call 206-684-7200.

Seattle/King County Clinic at KeyArena at Seattle Center October 27-30, 2016

The next Seattle/King County Clinic is scheduled for October 27-30, 2016 and has a goal of providing $3.5 million in services to 4,000 patients. Seattle/King County Clinic brings together healthcare organizations, civic agencies, non-profits, private businesses and volunteers from across the State of Washington to produce a giant free health clinic in KeyArena at SeattleContinue reading “Seattle/King County Clinic at KeyArena at Seattle Center October 27-30, 2016”

Concerning homeless youth prevention and protection.

HB 1436 – 2015-16 Concerning homeless youth prevention and protection. History of the Bill Sponsors: Representatives Kagi, Zeiger, Robinson, Walsh, Walkinshaw, Pettigrew, Senn, Johnson, Orwall, Ortiz-Self, Reykdal, Carlyle, Gregerson, Appleton, Fitzgibbon, Ormsby, Clibborn, Jinkins, Bergquist, Goodman, McBride, Pollet, Riccelli, Kilduff By Request: Governor Inslee Companion Bill: SB 5404 2015 REGULAR SESSION Jan 21 First reading,Continue reading “Concerning homeless youth prevention and protection.”

Obama: Mayors, other leaders to help minority boys

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama is broadening a program that is designed to help make young minority men’s lives better. The White House says the “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative will begin working with mayors and tribal and community leaders to develop a “cradle to college and career strategy” for these young people. Many areContinue reading “Obama: Mayors, other leaders to help minority boys”

The California Endowment: Youth Justice Policy Board

For the California Endowment, Commonweal staffs a Youth Justice Policy Board (YJPB) of distinguished California professionals and experts in the youth justice field. The Policy Board conducts reviews of California youth justice issues, programs and policies and advises the Endowment on reform strategies. The Policy Board has adopted two action plans: Leadership: addresses the needContinue reading “The California Endowment: Youth Justice Policy Board”

Federal judge approves of new Seattle Police Department Crisis Intervention Policy

Federal judge approves of new SPD Crisis Intervention Policy February 12, 2014 Yesterday, U.S. District Judge James L Robart approved a newly developed Crisis Intervention Policy for the Seattle Police Department that is designed to better prepare officers in dealing with mentally ill or drug affected people. The policy becomes official on March 3, 2014Continue reading “Federal judge approves of new Seattle Police Department Crisis Intervention Policy”

Offering Protection and Comfort for Kids in the Wake of Latest Shooting Tragedy

From: PBS.org How can parents and schools keep kids safe, and how can they reassure them when tragedies occur? Judy Woodruff speaks with a panel of experts, including Stephen Brock of California State University, Dewey Cornell of University of Virginia and Mo Canady of the National Association of School Resource Officials. FULL STORY

Help for victims of Sandy Hook Shooting

An official fund for victims’ families, and the community as a whole, has now been established: The Sandy Hook School Support Fund, set up by the United Way of Western Connecticut will provide support services to families and the community. All donations to this fund will go directly to those affected. FULL STORY

How One Homeless Teenage Mother Broke the Cycle of Poverty

Since Superstorm Sandy pounded the East Coast, New Jersey food banks are in high demand, some feeding twice as many families as before, npr.org reports. And as Thanksgiving approaches, some food banks are struggling to bring turkeys to their families’ tables. The Food Bank of Monmouth and Ocean County has distributed over 250,000 meals inContinue reading “How One Homeless Teenage Mother Broke the Cycle of Poverty”