Black History Month is a time to celebrate the accomplishments of Black leaders from our region and beyond, as well as engage in conversations about how to better support Black community members today.
For many Americans, the American Dream symbolizes a promise that you could afford the life you wanted if you worked full time. Today folks are working two jobs and still not able to afford their rent, let alone dream of affording a house in King or Snohomish counties. We take the time to stop and ask why this is happening here, and what we can do to change it.
Angeline’s Day Center for Women is a homeless services facility serving over 200 women every day. Located in downtown Seattle, Angeline’s provides a variety of services including breakfast and lunch service; access to bathrooms, showers, and laundry; group activities and workshops, and overnight shelter. Learn more about how you can engage with our clients as a volunteer.
This week's blog serves as a deeper dive into the relationship between mental health and race. Last week we gave a wrap up of our 8th Annual Stand Against Racism event where we spoke about the link between mental health, race, and social justice.
Last Friday we hosted our 8th Annual Stand Against Racism at Seattle City Hall. This year's theme, "Mental Health Through the Lens of Race and Social Justice," explained how institutions like education, health, and criminal justice work to create barriers from childhood through adulthood.