May 05, 2016 / Katara Jordan
It's hard to do homework when you don't have a home. An innovative program based in Tacoma, Washington, is expanding statewide to support more schools in identifying and supporting the growing population of homeless students. Because success in school
starts at home.
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April 07, 2016 / Catherine Hinrichsen
How partners across Washington state are using art for advocacy around homelessness.
January 25, 2016 / Neli Esipova, Leora Klapper, Liz Kellison
The benefits of having a bank account are well documented. People with accounts are better able to start businesses. Women who get paid into an account spend more money on their children's health and education.
August 27, 2015 / Anne Martens
Seattle-based Rainier Scholars is proving that when you empower and believe in young people, they can do extraordinary things.
August 04, 2015 / Fabliha Ibnat, Jason Portenoy, Chris Suberlak, Joan Wang
Harnessing the lessons learned in analyzing data to driving public policy for social good. The University of Washington's eScience Institute brings their data skills and expertise to addressing the challenge of family homelessness.
"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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