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”

Guidance on the Coronavirus

Guidance on the Coronavirus Below are helpful tips, resources, and updated information from the CDC about the coronavirus. Symptoms Fever Cough Shortness of breath Please note that symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure. Prevention & Treatment Avoid close contact with people who are sick. Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth. Stay home whenContinue reading “Guidance on the Coronavirus”

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”

February 13 – 16, 2020. Seattle Center. the Seattle/King County Clinic

It’s back! From February 13 – 16, 2020, at the Seattle Center, the Seattle/King County Clinic returns to provide free dental, vision, and medical care for anyone who needs access to these critical healthcare services. This clinic is free to the public! For more information, visit the web page for the Seattle/King County Clinic orContinue reading “February 13 – 16, 2020. Seattle Center. the Seattle/King County Clinic”

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.”

Seattle police plans hiring campaign amid plan to beef up downtown presence

The Seattle Police Department plans to launch another recruiting campaign in the coming weeks amid a plan to ramp up their downtown presence after a shooting in downtown and several other high profile crimes. Read more HERE

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”

SHOW YOUR SUPPORT: MLK March Jewish Solidarity gathering. MONDAY Jan 20, 2020!!

MLK March Jewish Solidarity gathering. TOMORROW Monday, January 20! Additional attendees are still welcome to RSVP here: http://bit.ly/jewishsolidarity2020. Schedule of events: 12:10 PM – Meet at Garfield 12:30-1:00 PM – March from Garfield to City Hall 1:00-2:00 PM – Program at City Hall The Facebook event can be found HERE. This delegation is proudly co-sponsoredContinue reading “SHOW YOUR SUPPORT: MLK March Jewish Solidarity gathering. MONDAY Jan 20, 2020!!”

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”

President Trump: Signs executive order missing and murdered indigenous women.

Last Tuesday, President Donald Trump signed an executive order establishing a White House task force on missing and murdered indigenous women. Called Operation Lady Justice, it’s supposed to develop protocols that can be used in new and unsolved cases as well as create a team to review cold cases. The decision comes just a fewContinue reading “President Trump: Signs executive order missing and murdered indigenous women.”