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Kollin Min

Title Senior Program Officer
Organization Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Prior to joining the Foundation, Kollin Min served as the Seattle/Washington State Director for Enterprise Community Partners, a national affordable housing and community development intermediary. Kollin is an attorney with more than 10 years experience in the non-profit, governmental and private sectors. He currently serves on the board of the Seattle Housing Authority Board of Commissioners. Kollin is a graduate of Yale University, the University of Washington Law School, and the International Institute for Environmental Economics at Lund University (Sweden).

Posts By Kollin Min

Students do better when they have a safe place to call home

Students in Washington experiencing homelessness are at a disadvantage academically and emotionally compared to their peers. Luckily, Washington has some amazing organizations and individuals that aim to ensure every child has a safe and reliable place to call home.

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Seeing Sparks: Reflections on King County’s Point in Time Count

A few weeks ago, King County released Count Us In, its annual point-in-time count of people experiencing homelessness. The findings are heartbreaking. Yet, as bleak as this data is, it's important to recognize the progress and system improvements along the way.

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The Music of Ending Homelessness

A program officer on our Pacific Northwest Family Homelessness team tells a story about making a difference, and how inspired he was by a random act of kindness.

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Schools Stabilize Families: Back to School for Homeless Children

Returning back to school after a long summer vacation is a time of excitement and anxiety for all children, but for the nearly 27,000 homeless students in Washington State, heading back to class can be an especially challenging experience. Yet, schools
have tremendous potential to stabilize the otherwise chaotic lives of many of these children.

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The Power of Pixels - Social Media & the Fight Against Homelessness

How Social Media can be a catalyst for change in the fight against homelessness - innovative new ideas carry it forward.

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