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Act now to save lives

Thousands of people are fighting to survive in cold, wet weather in city parks and green spaces at a time when thousands of clean, warm, and hygienic indoor spaces are available in King County. Tragically, many people suffering in unhealthy, unsanitary conditions are dying of neglect. We can and must do better. RelatedContinue reading “Act now to save lives”

After years of benign neglect its time to finally treat homelessness as the humanitarian crisis that it truly is

by Kay Smith-Blum I have been an active member of our community since the early ‘80s, raising millions for education and many worthy causes as well as serving as a public official (Seattle School board 2009-13). In my four-plus decades in Seattle, I have never been more disappointed in our city andContinue reading “After years of benign neglect its time to finally treat homelessness as the humanitarian crisis that it truly is”

A fifteen year history of our expanding homeless crisis and a call for a true emergency response

You can always count on Americans to do the right thing, after they’ve tried everything else — Winston Churchill Seattle is one of the most educated, wealthy and generous places in the United States. Every year, the residents of King County spend over $1 billion on homelessness. In the City of SeattleContinue reading “A fifteen year history of our expanding homeless crisis and a call for a true emergency response”

Five years before the pandemic it was a ‘state of emergency’. Now it is beyond words.

For decades, Seattle had a reputation for being one of the most caring, beautiful and clean cities in the world. Today there are no words to adequately describe what Seattle has become. Even the photographs below cannot come close to capturing the scale of the crisis that continues to unfold here. ThereContinue reading “Five years before the pandemic it was a ‘state of emergency’. Now it is beyond words.”

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