YMCA’s Powerful Schools Closing

The YMCA of Greater Seattle has announced that it will be closing its Achievement Gap Educational Programs hosted at local elementary schools, including the Powerful Schools program as well as its Summer Learning programs. Powerful Schools had provided students and…

Drug Overdose Deaths Continue to Increase

— From https://www.kingcounty.gov/depts/health/news Drug and alcohol use caused the deaths of 379 King County residents in 2017—an increase from 348 in 2016—according to two new reports published by Public Health – Seattle & King County and the University of Washington’s…

Loud at the Library

“Public libraries are amazing places to bring children and babies. However, this runs counter to the common library stereotype–a space that requires quiet and a studious atmosphere. So libraries partner with community organizations in order to build relationships and share…