Posts tagged Capacity Level
Yesler Community Collaborative

2019 Award: $112,500
​​​​​​​This collaborative of five organizations and connected partners will advance multiple anti-displacement strategies. This includes development of policy issue briefs and pilot projects to increased affordable housing, support small businesses and increase authentic community engagement and leadership.

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Alphabet Alliance of Color

2019 Award: $125,000
A collaborative project to increase the influence of two-spirit, gender diverse, queer, and transgender people of color to lead grassroots movements and demands for change by becoming meaningfully involved in the political process. Participants will work to address issues that are specific to these communities on a local and regional level and in the neighborhoods where they live and work.

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Community Justice Project

2019 Award: $80,000
​​​​​​​This effort aims to transform the criminal legal system and promote policies that support the people and communities of color most impacted by violence, including increased rehabilitation rather than incarceration. It seeks to amplify the voices of crime survivors whose experiences have reinforced that punitive measures often worsen the conditions that lead to crime in the first place.

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Communities in Action

2019 Award: $29,700
This project will strengthen cross-sector collaborations between neighborhood organizations and the school district to promote healthy youth development in Southeast and Central Seattle and more effectively address mental health and violence issues in the community that hamper the futures of students.

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Para Los Niños de Highline

2019 Award: $40,000
​​​​​​​This group will work to develop the skills of low income Latino residents in South King County to become emerging leaders who are advocating for the needs of the community. They will conduct a survey of existing leaders and convening on community priorities to help develop a change campaign in 2019.

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Ingersoll Gender Center

2019 Award: $80,000
​​​​​​​This project will create a gender affirming health care policy agenda after engaging stakeholders in discussions and surveys on challenges that transgender community members have in accessing gender affirming care and that medical providers have in connecting them to it.

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