Learn About the First Year of Love & Liberation’s Impacts on BIPOC Youth

The Puget Sound Taxpayer Accountability Account (PSTAA) team is proud and excited to share a report highlighting early impacts of Love and Liberation (L&L). L&L is a racial justice initiative focused on self-liberation and systems change to improve outcomes for young people of color. L&L is implemented by the Racial Equity Coalition (REC), a collaborative…

New Funding Opportunity: $1.3M for Emerging Issues in Behavioral Health

We are excited to share that the Emerging Issues in Behavioral Health Request for Proposals (RFP) is now open! To be eligible to submit a proposal, proposers must submit a mandatory Letter of Intent in ZoomGrants by 2:00 p.m. on September 30, 2022. The most competitive proposers will then be invited to submit a full…

New funding opportunity: Domestic Violence Protection Order Legal Services

A new funding opportunity is available from the King County American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) to fund organizations to support people experiencing domestic and sexual violence through Domestic Violence Protection Order (DVPO) assistance, legal services, and education. The COVID-19 pandemic and related public health orders have led to increased stress, isolation, and financial instability worldwide. As a…

Application for Best Starts Child Care Subsidy now open to families!

A thriving and equitable child care system is essential for our communities. Child care supports parents and guardians in the workforce; provides babies and children with nurturing spaces where they can grow and thrive and get the best possible start; and cultivates a community of well-resourced and supported caregivers.   That’s why at Best Starts, we…

VSHSL Community Conversations: what we heard

Earlier this spring, the Veterans, Seniors and Human Services Levy (VSHSL) set out to gather community feedback from people who live and work across King County. VSHSL partnered with community groups across King County to host a series of Community Conversations to receive feedback on the VSHSL; the conversations took place from March to June…

UPDATE: Nomination Deadline Extended for Health Through Housing Advisory Committee

The Department of Community and Human Services (DCHS) has extended the deadline to Sunday, September 11 for the inaugural Health Through Housing (HTH) Advisory Committee! Check out the nomination form here. What is the HTH Advisory Committee?The Advisory Committee will help guide current and future iterations of the HTH initiative. The committee will consist of…