November 17, 2016 / Mandy Rusch
The Seattle Public Library’s “Create Change: Youth and Family Homelessness and the Arts” showed how art can be used to take action towards ending youth and family homelessness.
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August 19, 2016 / Allegra Myers
Pre-K is high-quality education, not just a place to put your kids. Teaching pre-K is hard work--these are the people who are molding and shaping your kid, and everything they do matters. Because of our quality pre-K experience, I feel confident that we're
ready for Kindergarten.
August 13, 2014 / Paloma Pineda
Seattle Youth Empowerment Day is August 16, 2014. It will bring together local nonprofits, entrepreneurs, and social innovators in the fields of human trafficking, homelessness, health, and social entrepreneurship.
February 14, 2014 / Nelson Khov
Reflecting on the Seattle Seahawks' Super Bowl victory and on the meaning of “opportunity.”
November 19, 2013 / Bill Gates Sr.
Bill Gates Sr. blogs about why Washington State's global health community makes him proud.
"Our desire to bring every good thing to our children is a force for good throughout the world. It’s what propels societies forward." —Melinda Gates
The Global Fund has helped to deliver more than 190 million bed nets to protect families from malaria.
"The world faces a clear choice. If we invest relatively small amounts, many more poor farmers will be able to feed their families." —Bill Gates, 2012 Annual Letter
"When it come to global health, Bill and I are optimists—but we're impatient optimists. Tremendous progress is being made. But there is still so much we're impatient to see done." —Melinda French Gates
In Senegal, 80% of households now have a bed net, helping the number of malaria cases there drop 50% in a single year.
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