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VOAWW awarded $3 million grant for Lynnwood Neighborhood Center

Lynnwood Neighborhood Center

LYNNWOOD, Wash., February 16, 2023—Representative Rick Larsen joined by the executive team of Volunteers of America Western Washington (VOAWW) along with Edmonds School District Family Resource Advocates, the Lynnwood Neighborhood Center Steering Committee, and community members gathered at Lutheran Trinity Church to celebrate a $3 million grant secured for the much-anticipated Lynnwood Neighborhood Center on […]

Public drug use in Lynnwood now a misdemeanor

public drug use

LYNNWOOD, Wash., February 16, 2023—The Lynnwood City Council passed two of the ordinances requested by the police department during their business meeting on Monday, February 13th. Both of the ordinances passed with six votes in favor and Councilmember Josh Binda abstaining. The first of these measures makes the use of dangerous drugs in public a […]

Millenia Ministries, ending homelessness one woman, and one child, at a time

Millenia Ministries

EVERETT, Wash., February 16, 2023—Nineteen years ago, Leilani Miller, Founder and Executive Director at Millenia Ministries, followed a “Voice from God” that said Snohomish County, Washington, needed her services. At the time, she was helping homeless pregnant women find housing in California. On a whim, she packed up her life and left her sunny, hometown […]

Using the arts to “restore” hope and provide a voice

restoration of the arts

SEATTLE, Wash., February 16, 2023—Art is something that has always resonated with Debra Kendrick, Founder of Restoration of the Arts, a value-based nonprofit focused on youth through art-based programs. When Kendrick entered middle school at Rainier Temple, she began to cultivate her love for the performing arts by enrolling in her school’s theater program. During […]

Snohomish County jail’s IN2WORK program holds second graduation

in2work program

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash., February 16, 2023—The Snohomish County Jail’s IN2WORK program held its second graduation ceremony on January 27 to congratulate the second class of inmate students on passing their exam and becoming certified. In 2022, the Snohomish County Jail started a new program, IN2WORK, focused on reducing recidivism and preparing inmates for a successful […]

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