Awards Announcement: Learning from Community Stories – the Impacts of COVID-19

Cross post from Communities of Opportunity originally posted on the BSK Blog Cuidate|Care by Hinojos & Jimenez Art COVID-19 has increased instability and insecurity for communities across King County and exacerbated inequities in health, housing and economic stability. The rates of confirmed cases are highest among Hispanic/Latinx, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, and Black residents. Public Health – Seattle…

Admin Staff Spotlight with Ramika Toms

Our mission at the Department of Community and Human Services is to provide equitable opportunities for people to be healthy, happy, self-reliant and connected to community. Now more than ever, our administrative staff play a crucial role in the success of our organization. The responsibilities of admins have changed with the landscape of the economy…

People telecommuting

Creating Accessible Virtual Meetings: Logistics and Marketing Tips – Part 1

Written in partnership with Elizabeth Ralston, MPH, Consultant This is a 2-part series offering tips for hosting accessible virtual meetings. In light of Disability Awareness Month, we are sharing these resources to encourage folks to be more inclusive in their meetings every month of the year! October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month and an…

Admin Staff Spotlight with Patti Gravel

Our mission at the Department of Community and Human Services is to provide equitable opportunities for people to be healthy, happy, self-reliant and connected to community. At DCHS, we manage a range of programs and services to help King County’s most vulnerable residents while working to strengthen our communities. Now more than ever, our administrative…

Help Create New Affordable Housing by Joining Our Anti-Displacement Workshop Series

The Issue Skyway-West Hill and North Highline, both urban unincorporated areas bordering Seattle, have large BIPOC and immigrant communities, as well as large numbers of low-income households. Skyway has the highest proportion of African-American residents of any area in the state. These richly diverse neighborhoods have experienced rising land values and cost of housing, which…

Que puede esperar al quedarse en un centro de aislamiento y cuarentena del Condado de King

Vea este video para que sepa que puede esperar ver al hospedarse en uno de los centros de aislamiento y cuarentena del condado de King. Si necesita un lugar para aislarse o ponerse en cuarentena, le damos la bienvenida.