Beyond the Headlines — Who Are Seattle’s Unemployed?

[h6]February 2016 ?|? FOCUS: City of Seattle[/h6] Who are Seattle?s Unemployed? As the country turns its calendar to begin a new year, Seattle Jobs Initiative believes it is an ideal time to reflect on the sustained plight of the jobless. Despite the economy recovering from the ravages of the Great Recession, unemployment remains a significant […]

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SJI Tapped by OneAmerica to Develop Innovative Asset Map of South King County

[hr] OneAmerica and Seattle Jobs Initiative are proud to launch the South King County Asset Map. This collaboration, funded by the Kellogg Foundation, is part of a dual generation initiative that increases equitable access for families and recognizes their needs and strengths as an important foundation for improving academic outcomes for students. The South King […]

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One Night Count

February 1, 2016 4,505. In the early hours of Friday morning, 4,505 unsheltered individuals were counted in our communities, sleeping under overpasses, in doorways, cars, and walking around. Between 2:00 am and 5:00 am, more than 1,000 volunteers dispersed throughout King County to conduct the One Night Count, an annual count of homeless persons led […]

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