UNA SERIE ESPECIAL DE RADIO EN ESPAÑOL DE KINDERING

Para padres de niños con necesidades especiales Sintonice la estación de radio KKMO, El Rey 1360 AM, a las 3 p.m. el martes 29 de septiembre para una transmisión especial en español presentada por Kindering para padres de niños con necesidades especiales. Durante este programa, hablaremos sobre cómo criar a los niños para que sean…

Take the survey: mapping prevention of gender-based violence

With funding from the Veterans, Seniors and Human Services Levy, the Coalition Ending Gender-Based Violence is leading a project to engage people across King County to better understand how communities can prevent domestic, sexual, and family violence outside of systems of policing and punishment. Mapping Prevention 2020 Mapping Prevention 2020, a short-term participatory action research project, aims…

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Level Up! Conference 2020

Repost from Seattle YMCA Step Out and Level Up: Life Skills & Employment Conference for Young Adults Step out and level up at the Y Social Impact Center’s annual young adult life skills and employment conference, Level Up! This four-day, online conference offers life skills workshops, employment forums, lunch pickups, swag giveaways, prizes and more!…

New outreach reaches veterans across King County with KCVP services

Terry R., a 73-year-old veteran, walked into the King County Veterans Program (KCVP) Tukwila office and said: “Paul sent me because I served in the Air Force in the sixties and I need some help… I don’t even know if I’m an eligible Veteran as I’ve never needed to reach out for services before.” Paul,…

Why we changed our name: VSHSL’s Resilient Communities program

The Veterans, Seniors and Human Services Levy (VSHSL) is composed of three programs based on the populations we serve: Veterans, Seniors and Resilient Communities; formerly Vulnerable Populations. Shifting our program name from Vulnerable Populations to Resilient Communities acknowledges communities’ strengths and focuses on communities’ ability to survive and thrive despite oppression and harm. We are…

Innovation and continued connection: VSHSL’s progress in 2019

For the Veterans, Seniors and Human Services Levy (VSHSL), 2019 was a busy year! The year was marked by: Intentional community engagement. Thirty community planning sessions were held across King County to capture diverse perspectives to inform program implementation centering community voice, particularly the voice of those from underserved and underrepresented communities. Funding and launching…