Tomorrow is National Voter Registration Day! Need a little nudge to register or update your address? Read this second part of our "Why I Vote" series, in which high school student Leyi Lei shares why she can't wait to vote.
Registering to vote is the first step in creating change. To inspire you to register (or to update your address if you’ve moved), we invited a variety of people to tell us their thoughts on the importance of voting. First up is YWCA resident Lakesha.
Have you heard about Real Change’s Homeless Speakers Bureau? It’s a group of homeless and formerly homeless people who speak about their personal experiences with homelessness. Speakers help educate the public, facilitate conversation, and inspire social action. Susan Russell, a Speakers Bureau member and passionate advocate, wrote this excellent post about why she speaks up about homelessness.
Seattle’s first-ever Hack to End Homelessness brought housing advocates and service providers together with members of the tech community to design and build solutions to homelessness. The weekend of May 2-4, more than 100 people collaborated on a dozen projects, including informative infographics, data analyses and visualizations, websites, and mobile apps. Read on for our take on the event, as well our videos featuring activist Mark Horvath.