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Housing is Healthcare

Imagine a future in which a patient walks into a health clinic, and after a brief conversation with a doctor, the physician reaches for her prescription pad and writes, “1 unit, permanent housing with flexible supportive services.” She hands the scrip to her patient, who is able to have it filled as easily as an antibiotic.

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Partnership in Action: Philanthropy Responds to the SR530 Mudslide

The systems, infrastructures, relationships and experiences of working collaboratively meant that multiple agencies and organizations were able to coordinate swift and effective response to the SR530 mudslide – and that made a real difference for the people and communities affected.

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A Visual Representation Of A Mission

A member of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's art committee describes the new aerial sculpture hanging in the heart of our Seattle campus.

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My year in Tanzania: witnessing individuals be a force for change

Public health training taught me to analyze and consider populations as a whole, rather than focusing on the individual, in order to achieve the broadest impact. My year in Tanzania taught me that while scale is important, one should never underestimate the power of individual people as a force for change in their communities.

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Making Connections: Economic Opportunities and the Pathway to Ending Family Homelessness

Economic opportunities are a critical pathway to ending family homelessness.

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