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…