Murray on Trump administration’s COVID-19 response: President Trump “failed and continues to fail”

Murray on Trump administration’s COVID-19 response: President Trump “failed and continues to fail”

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailWASHINGTON, DC – Today, US Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA), ranking member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee, delivered opening remarks at a HELP Committee hearing on the COVID-19 crisis and the need to improve testing. In her remarks, Sen. Murray sharply criticized the Trump administration …

Lt. Governor Habib announces the Washington Mask Challenge

Lt. Governor Habib announces the Washington Mask Challenge

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailDear Friends, My office just launched the Washington Mask Challenge https://www.ltgov.wa.gov/mask-challenge a statewide initiative to encourage Washingtonians to make, wear, and donate homemade cloth face masks. I’m hoping you will join me in taking up this challenge! The Washington Mask Challenge is a partnership between the State of Washington, …

Gov. Inslee announces new initiative to expand language access to COVID-19 information

Gov. Inslee announces new initiative to expand language access to COVID-19 information

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailCAMP MURRAY, WA (April 30, 2020) – Yesterday, Gov. Jay Inslee issued a memo to state agencies detailing a new language access plan that will ensure that state agencies can provide vital COVID-19 information to individuals with disabilities and with limited English proficiency. “Information is one of the best …

Durkan Digest: New Seattle economic forecast highlights the significant impact of the pandemic

Durkan Digest: New Seattle economic forecast highlights the significant impact of the pandemic

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailSEATTLE – This week, the City Budget Office released [its] latest economic forecasts and revenue projections for Seattle. Although there is still much uncertainty about the total economic impact of this pandemic, what we know for certain that the effect on our workers, small businesses, nonprofits, and artists will …

Town Hall Seattle and South Seattle Emerald launch Life on the Margins podcast to spotlight, elevate, and amplify historically marginalized voices

Town Hall Seattle and South Seattle Emerald launch Life on the Margins podcast to spotlight, elevate, and amplify historically marginalized voices

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailSEATTLE  Town Hall Seattle and the South Seattle Emerald announced today a collaboration on a new podcast. Life on the Margins will strive to share stories not just about marginalized communities but from within and alongside them. The first season will run for six episodes and explore the impact …

GLAAD’s “Together in Pride: You Are Not Alone,” highlights the LGBTQ response to COVID-19 and raises over $225,000 for CenterLink and local LGBTQ centers including Gay City

GLAAD’s “Together in Pride: You Are Not Alone,” highlights the LGBTQ response to COVID-19 and raises over $225,000 for CenterLink and local LGBTQ centers including Gay City

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailLOS ANGELES (April 26, 2020) – GLAAD, the world’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, today hosted a digital event to highlight the LGBTQ response to COVID-19 and to raise money for CenterLink and local LGBTQ centers affected by COVID-19. “Together in Pride: You …

The Durkan Digest: Responding to the economic challenges of the COVID-19 crisis

The Durkan Digest: Responding to the economic challenges of the COVID-19 crisis

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailSeven weeks ago today, we learned of the first confirmed death related to COVID19 in Kirkland. I could have never imagined Seattle would be at the forefront of a pandemic or that our lives would change so drastically. When the severity of the spread became clear, the City adjusted …

NEON powered by GLAAD partners with Queer Quarantine to present “Alone Together,” a YouTube video highlighting the perspectives of LGBTQ people of color during the COVID-19 pandemic

NEON powered by GLAAD partners with Queer Quarantine to present “Alone Together,” a YouTube video highlighting the perspectives of LGBTQ people of color during the COVID-19 pandemic

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailNEON powered by GLAAD has partnered with the creative agency Queer Quarantine to release its new project “Alone Together,” which highlights how LGBTQ people of color are coping during the COVID-19 pandemic. “Alone Together” aims to express solidarity and document the times, ultimately recognizing that maintaining a sense of …

United Health Foundation Pledges $1 Million to Support Vulnerable Seattle Residents Amid COVID-19 Emergency

United Health Foundation Pledges $1 Million to Support Vulnerable Seattle Residents Amid COVID-19 Emergency

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0email MINNETONKA, Minn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The United Health Foundation has committed $1 million to provide urgent assistance to Seattle residents experiencing homelessness as they face unprecedented hardships during the COVID-19 pandemic. The partnership with Downtown Emergency Service Center (DESC) is part of UnitedHealth Group’s (NYSE: UNH) previously announced initial $50 million …

Gilead announces $20 million philanthropic fund to support nonprofit organizations impacted by the COVID-19 crisis

Gilead announces $20 million philanthropic fund to support nonprofit organizations impacted by the COVID-19 crisis

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailFOSTER CITY, Calif.  Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: GILD) announced the creation of the global Gilead CARES (COVID-19 Acute Relief and Emergency Support) Grantee Fund to provide financial support to current grantees facing an imminent closure or termination of vital services due to losses attributable to the COVID-19 pandemic. The …