Law student Josh loves Seattle, but rising rent prices make him doubt whether he'll be able to continue living in the city. The lack of affordable housing is a crisis not only in Seattle, but also in many communities across the state. Do you want to live in a community where everybody has the opportunity to live in a safe, healthy, affordable home? Then prepare to take action as we head into the state legislative session, which begins on Jan. 11. We share how.
Domestic violence survivor Carissa Daniels decided to bring some positive into her experience by sharing her story and educating others. In this powerful post, she writes about what it's like to revisit some of her most painful memories in the hope of helping other people who are living with abuse.
It's that time of year when many of us pause to reflect on all that we have to be thankful for. In a moving StoryCorps "Finding Our Way" interview, Ben Kastenbaum talks about his gratitude for the people who gave him his first real home.
What are you passionate about? What are you good at? Take answers to those questions and find a way to get involved for life. This was Facing Homelessness founder Rex Hohlbein's advice to an energized crowd last night at a community event hosted by All Home.
"Domestic violence is a global pandemic. One person cannot stop it alone, but each of us can do something to make a difference. Everyone can be an advocate, learning the facts, the realities that victims deal with, and talking with family or friends, breaking the silence," writes Firesteel intern Carissa Daniels. In this inspiring post, Carissa writes about her volunteer work as a "cyber-advocate" for survivors of domestic violence.