Monthly Archives: October 2012
Vote For Me: Policies For A Hopeful Future
I’m Grateful for a Safe Warm Home: Seattle Children’s Theatre uses art to create awareness about family homelessness
That’s the reaction of audiences around the world when they see “Danny, King of the Basement," now playing at Seattle Children’s Theatre. In this post, Catherine Hinrichsen from the Seattle University Project on Family Homelessness takes you through Danny’s story which mirrors the experience of many children of homeless families and invites you to explore the issue further.
With Domestic Violence, You Don’t Have a Place to Go Home to
October is National Domestic Violence Awareness month and Firesteel is exploring the connections between domestic violence and family homelessness through the end of this month. We are running a Facebook campaign including an interactive quiz. Read on to learn how we are inviting people to learn more about these connected issues!
#YWHangouts: Behind the Scenes
The Firesteel Director, Erin, shows off a Hangout live on her phone!
Firesteel and the YWCA Seattle I King I Snohomish hosted two Washington governor candidate Hangouts to discuss issues that women prioritize. Democratic candidate Jay Inslee joined us on 10/3 and Republican candidate Rob McKenna joined us on 10/5. If you're curious to learn about Hangouts, here's a behind the scenes look at our #YWHangouts with the candidates. Scroll down to view the final videos and inform your vote!