Posts in: "Live United For Equity"

Reflecting on “LIVE UNITED” after Charlottesville

The turmoil our country is faced with in the aftermath of activities in Charlottesville, VA has us reflecting on our mantra of “LIVE UNITED.” When our communities rally, we can actually make a difference. We can’t ignore this display of hatred – from the weekend’s violence to the affirmation by the president. Read Article

We Live United for Inclusion

We value diversity, inclusiveness and equity - they make our community more vibrant. Welcoming immigrants and refugees is key to our region's success. Read Article

Family of 5 Builds New Home

A husband and wife emigrate to Seattle from Ethiopia, seeking a better life for themselves and their three sons. They’ve just arrived in the country. They don’t know many people here, but they do have an old friend to stay with as they start their new life. Eleven people under one roof. Twenty days in, it’s too much and they have to leave. A family of five with nowhere to live. Read Article

Maikol and Ronald’s Immigration Story

When Maikol and Ronald left their house in Honduras one morning in 2014, the brothers had no idea they would never return. Their mother told them she was taking them and their younger siblings on a “field trip.” That field trip disguised a desperate attempt to flee violence in Honduras that killed their father and nearly forced Ronald into a gang. Read Article

Making Racial Equity a Reality

Racial disparities exist in all of our focus areas: homelessness, family stability, school readiness and youth development. Check out what we're doing about it. Read Article