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Washington Dream Coalition

Amount awarded: $115,000
​​​​​​​Washington Dream Coalition will collaborate with youth, college students and educators to address key barriers to the success of undocumented youth working and studying in our region. This includes developing a Task Force aimed at building systemic support for students.

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Puget Sound Sage

Amount awarded: $215,000
​​​​​​​Puget Sound Sage and Transportation Choices Coalition aim to ensure communities of color, immigrants and refugees share in and prosper from the benefits of transit, specifically Sound Transit 3. This includes representation of marginalized communities in decisions such as station location and accessibility, equitable development and affordable housing along transit lines.

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Chief Seattle Club

Amount awarded: $114,507
Chief Seattle Club will strengthen and coordinate a coalition of organizations to address urban Native homelessness. The Coalition will ensure the voices and perspectives of American Indian/Alaskan Native communities are central to homelessness prevention efforts and policies.

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FEEST

Amount awarded: $115,000
​​​​​​​FEEST is dedicated to developing youth leadership for health and food justice. Youth leaders will extend their impact in South King County schools by working on policies to increase access and affordability of healthy and culturally-relevant foods.

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Somali Health Board

Amount awarded: $215,000
​​​​​​​Nine racial/ethnic health boards will come together to establish the Community Health Board Coalition (CHBC) to strengthen social cohesion across groups by creating a joint policy agenda and ultimately positioning the CHBC as a powerful voice for health.

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Seattle Indian Health Board

Amount awarded: $115,000
​​​​​​​Seattle Indian Health Board aims to bring about concrete improvements in health care access and quality for Native people. SIHB will provide necessary data, policy analysis and input on proposed state legislation to reduce health disparities and ensure implementation of existing treaties.

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Open Doors of Multicultural Families

Amount awarded: $115,000
​​​​​​​Open Doors for Multicultural Families will increase opportunities for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families--many from diverse cultural or linguistic backgrounds--to engage in policy and advocacy. Identified focus areas include education, access to recreational opportunities, stable and affordable housing and reliable para-transit.

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Got Green

Amount awarded: $65,000
​​​​​​​Got Green will work to address disparities that often keep well-qualified people of color out of "green economy" internships and careers. This includes investing in fellowship programs to develop young leaders in the environmental​ ​justice​ ​movement and to advocate for measures to diversify the workforce in the environmental sector.

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