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Seattle Children’s Hospital identifies racial disparities in infections, security response

As part of their recently released Health Equity and Anti-Racism Action Plan, Seattle Children’s Hospital has identified racial and ethnic disparities that exist in their...

King County Council steps closer to establishing hate crime hotline

Legislation that aims to establish a hate crime reporting hotline unanimously passed Aug. 31 in the King County Council’s Law and Justice Committee. Reported hate...

How you can help Afghan refugees in the Puget Sound area

By now, many of us have seen the images of a panicked mass of people chasing down the C-17 cargo plane as it leaves the...

What is ranked-choice voting and why does it matter?

Recently, the King County Council discussed proposed legislation that would implement a new system of voting, known as ranked-choice voting for county official elections of...

Auditors find racial disparities in King County contracts

Auditors have identified significant racial and gender disparities in the way King County awards contracts to private firms. King County disproportionately contracted with white-owned small...

King County prosecutor, council member propose hate crimes task force

King County Councilmember Reagan Dunn and King County Prosecuting Attorney Dan Satterberg are putting forward a proposal to add resources for a specific hate crime...

House passes bill to increase financial reporting, transparency by healthcare providers

Washington state legislators in the House passed a bill intended to increase financial transparency and reporting among healthcare organizations. House Bill 1272 passed in the...

Rates of Alzheimer’s Disease expected to rise in Washington, nationwide

A facts and figures report from the Alzheimer’s Association revealed that there are 120,000 Washingtonians living with Alzheimer’s Disease and over 6 million affected nationwide....

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