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Three Massive Water-Activated Art Installations Shed Light on Seattle’s Homeless this Holiday

Hillary Grigel (Seattle's UGM)
Local
Seattle’s Union Gospel Mission unveils Lost and Found, a series of three 8’ x 8’ water-activated murals based on acclaimed photographer Lee Jeffries’ stunning portraits of the homeless. ...
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Unsheltered Street Count Conducted in King County by 1,000 Volunteers, Count Us In 2018

Facing Homelessness
Local
Friday morning, between 2 and 6 a.m., nearly 1,000 volunteers spanned across King County for Count Us In 2018, the annual Point in Time Count of individuals experiencing homelessness, coordinated annually by All Home. ...
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Mary Lambert to Headline Pizza Klatch 2018 Gayla ‘A Slice of the Good Life’

Entertainment Local
Pizza Klatch presents it’s annual fundraising Gayla, A Slice of the Good Life, at the Washington Center for Performing Arts in Olympia, WA. This year’s musical guest is two-time Grammy Winner, singer/songwriter, poet and activist, Mary Lambert. ...
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Bea Arthur Residence for LGBT Youth Dedicated in Manhattan

Entertainment National
This Bea Arthur Residence will house 18 homeless LGBTQ young people, and it was inspired by a sizeable donation from the late actress Bea Arthur. ...
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Seattle/King County Clinic to Offer Free Dental, Vision, Medical Services at Four-Day Health Clinic

Health Local
People who struggle to access and/or afford dental, medical and eye care services may receive them free of charge at the largest free health clinic ever organized in the State of Washington, Seattle/King County Clinic, Oct. 26-29, in KeyArena at Seattle Center. ...
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Seattle City Council on Eve of Homeless Sweeps: We Should Have Listened to Tent City Tenants, ‘That was Our Mistake’

Photo: Margo Vansynghel
Local
After the city council meeting, the group of residents and advocates went to Mayor Ed Murray’s office and waited for two hours to speak with a representative. ...
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King County Receives $5.4 Million Grant to Combat Youth Homelessness

Local
A $5.4 million grant will be awarded to the King County Department of Community and Human Services to tackle youth homelessness in King County and Seattle. ...
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Sara Ramirez, Theresa Caputo, Judy Gold to Headline Cyndi Lauper’s ‘Home for the Holidays’

Entertainment
In America, up to 40 percent of the 1.6 million youth that are homeless each year identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender. ...
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Sandra Bernhard to Host Gala for Homeless LGBT Youth, Bea Arthur Remembered

Bea Arthur and Carl Siciliano
Entertainment
This year the gala will honor the memory of Arthur, who during her life was a great champion of LGBT rights and supporter of the Ali Forney Center’s mission. ...
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Interview: Seattle Detective Kim Bogucki on ‘The IF Project’ and Second Chances

Local
Det. Bogucki formed The IF Project in 2008 with "formerly justice involved folks" as a means to represent the diverse community the organization serves. ...
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