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Mayor’s Proposed Budget Disproportionally Impacts Women and People of Color

Leaders of regional nonprofits implore Seattle Mayor and City Council to reconsider human services COLA cap Mr. Mayor, we are confused. We know you are a champion for diversity and equity. So why are you capping inflation-based pay increases for a set of vendors who are disproportionately women and people of color—those predominately serving ourContinue reading “Mayor’s Proposed Budget Disproportionally Impacts Women and People of Color”

Our ‘Brave Commitment’ is to find solutions for nonprofit funding

By Janis Avery and Mike Heinisch – Contributing writers, May 27, 2021, 11:03pm EDT Imagine our community without agencies supporting children, youth and families. In King County and throughout Washington, these nonprofit organizations serve unmet needs: safe places, after-school programs, counseling, food security, housing stability, behavioral health, foster care enhancements, youth development, mentoring. But theseContinue reading “Our ‘Brave Commitment’ is to find solutions for nonprofit funding”

The State of the Sector: A Look at the Health of the Organizations Serving Children & Youth in our Community

To read the Call to Action and learn more about the state of the sector, click here. The nonprofits serving children, youth, young adults, and families in our community are under tremendous strain. This report take a look at some of the myriad issues they face, including: Massive deficits and year over year losses DifficultyContinue reading “The State of the Sector: A Look at the Health of the Organizations Serving Children & Youth in our Community”

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