Enhanced homeless shelter set to open, amid Little Saigon concerns
by Yemas Ly
Seattle's Navigation Center will open in Little Saigon, but neighbors say the city has not taken the time to address all their concerns.
Jul 11, 2017
U-District public restroom plan suffers from slim budgets for homeless services
by Nathalie Graham
The problems funding modest projects like a public restroom in the U District don’t bode well for big City promises to alleviate homelessness.
Nov 7, 2016
#SeaHomeless: Globalist Perspectives on Seattle Homelessness
by Melissa Lin
While Seattle’s homeless population experiences unique challenges, our city reflects issues that have yet to be solved across the nation and world.
Jun 29, 2016
The Jungle shows Seattle’s not immune to global poverty
by Sarah Stuteville
A visit to “The Jungle” alongside a bishop from South Sudan shows our city is not immune to the extreme poverty we usually only associate with other countries.
Jun 2, 2016
How you can help the 4000 kids who are homeless in King County
by Kayla Blau
Seattle's homeless crisis isn't just about adults sleeping on the streets. Here's how children are experiencing homelessness, and how you can help.
May 5, 2016
Op-Ed: A tale of two brothers fighting homelessness
by Mark Okazaki
For the director of Neighborhood House, finding solutions for the Seattle homelessness crisis is a family matter.
Mar 24, 2016
Neighbors speak as Othello Village readies for homeless residents
by Matt Mills McKnight
Residents in South Seattle met with city officials to discuss Othello Village homeless encampment at the last meeting before the opening date of March 8.
Mar 7, 2016
Trauma trickles down: Confronting the dark legacy of American Indian boarding schools
by Starla Sampaco
The Seattle City Council unanimously passed a resolution acknowledging the intergenerational trauma caused by American Indian boarding schools.
Nov 26, 2015
Tukwila kids go hungry and homeless in Seattle’s shadow
by Sarah Stuteville
In the midst of Seattle's economic boom, a Tukwila elementary school is struggling to provide for students in need of shoes, food and beds.
May 15, 2015
Sri Lanka offers dark lessons in addressing homelessness
by Frederica Jansz
The grisly murders of beggars in Colombo’s city center are a frightening contrast to efforts to solve Seattle’s downtown homeless problem.
Oct 17, 2013
Seattle’s tent cities are a local reflection of global slum housing crisis
by Ray Lumpp
Urban slums may seem like a distant problem only facing poor countries. But Seattle has a history of informal settlements all its own.
Mar 27, 2013
Poster campaign targets human trafficking along I-5
by Sean Duncan
The border with Canada, international port, and farm work make Washington State a hot spot for slavery and human trafficking. But our state is also a leader in innovative anti-trafficking action. The State Attorney General’s office website boasts that, “Washington was the first state to pass a law criminalizing human trafficking and we have the most stringent […]
May 22, 2012