KEXP has partnered with Pearl Jam in advance of their sold-out Home Shows at Safeco Field on Wednesday, August 8 and Friday, August 10 to join in the band’s fight against homelessness in Seattle. These shows are about shining a spotlight on the problem and solutions to homelessness in our hometown and joining a growing list of businesses, individuals, government agencies, and foundations who are collaborating to tackle the biggest public health crisis to hit our community in recent history.
On Wednesday, August 1st, KEXP is spotlighting local organizations working to combat homelessness in Seattle, like the Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle. Hear a chat with Michelle Merriweather, President and CEO, and Qiana Tyeskey, lead of the Street Team Outreach, on The Morning Show with John Richards, or listen below:
Accelerator YMCA provides holistic support to young people and their families who have experienced trauma to help them be safe, successful, and happy.
The Mockingbird Society is an advocacy organization founded in 2000 to provide meaningful opportunities for youth across Washington state to participate in the social justice effort to improve the foster care system.
All Home King County brings together local governments, religious institutions, non-profits, philanthropic organizations, shelter and housing providers, the private sector and engaged citizens in a coordinated effort that both responds to the immediate crisis of homeless individuals and addresses...