Let’s talk Progressive Revenue!

Happy Week 7 of 15 of Washington State’s legislative session! YouthCare is participating this week in the coalition Balance Our Tax Code’s Revenue Week of Action, which aims to raise awareness of, and advocacy surrounding, progressive revenue reform in Washington State. This week’s efforts hope to amplify youth voices and raise awareness about progressive revenue.… Read More of “Let’s talk Progressive Revenue!”

YouthCare expands to Lake Forest Park and Shoreline: Announcing YouthCare’s Youth Resource Center

Over the past four years, residents of Lake Forest Park and Shoreline have been working to address a critical need in their community: the lack of resources for youth and young adults experiencing homelessness. Year after year, community members analyzed the results from their annual point-in-time count of people experiencing homelessness as well as data… Read More of “YouthCare expands to Lake Forest Park and Shoreline: Announcing YouthCare’s Youth Resource Center”

The Skateboard Community Steps Up For Youth

All across YouthCare programs, young people’s interest in skateboarding continues to rise. And it’s no wonder: skateboarding is a great form of exercise. It helps youth get where they need to go, relieves stress, and connects them to their peers in the community. Eugene, Case Manager at YouthCare’s Orion Center, said: “After working with young… Read More of “The Skateboard Community Steps Up For Youth”

YouthCare Stands Against Domestic Terrorism & White Supremacy

This Wednesday we witnessed an attempted coup on the U.S. Capitol and a violent attack on our democracy. YouthCare vehemently condemns Wednesday’s attack and shares the anger, sadness, and pain felt across our communities and the nation. This pain runs particularly deep among our Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) communities, including many of YouthCare’s… Read More of “YouthCare Stands Against Domestic Terrorism & White Supremacy”

After six years, South Seattle Shelter finally has a permanent home!

A bit of history: Six years ago, Seattle’s former mayor declared a State of Emergency on Homelessness and released additional funding to address the city’s rising rates of homelessness. Recognizing the limited resources for young adults experiencing homelessness in South Seattle, YouthCare received emergency funding to open a temporary shelter for young adults—Jackson Street—on the… Read More of “After six years, South Seattle Shelter finally has a permanent home!”

Step Inside the P.O.C. Street Arts Virtual Exhibition

The People of Color Street Arts program, housed at YouthCare’s University District Youth Center (UDYC), gives young people the opportunity to create and present works of art in the community while exploring social justice and cultural intersections that exist in the world around them. For youth experiencing homelessness, the stress-relieving effects of art and creative… Read More of “Step Inside the P.O.C. Street Arts Virtual Exhibition”

Helping Youth Through Fashion: YouthCare Enters New Partnership with Nordstrom!

YouthCare is thrilled to announce a new campaign with longtime partner Nordstrom to support youth experiencing homelessness in Seattle. Over the years, Nordstrom has never wavered in its commitment to ending youth homelessness in our community. Their employees have shown up at our events, supported our annual luncheon, clocked countless volunteer hours cooking or cleaning… Read More of “Helping Youth Through Fashion: YouthCare Enters New Partnership with Nordstrom!”

Get out the Vote 2020 at YouthCare

Last September, YouthCare launched a two-month Get Out the Vote 2020 campaign for staff and youth. The campaign included a variety of initiatives—from presentations across YouthCare programs to partnerships with National Voter Registration Day, National Voter Education Week, National Vote Early Day, and the Election Trust Project. Through email campaigns, resource sharing, and social media,… Read More of “Get out the Vote 2020 at YouthCare”