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Layoff notices sent to 32K employees amid looming government shutdown

Layoff notices sent to 32K employees amid looming government shutdown

6/23/17 -- KIRO 7 -- News coverage of the All in for Washington Campaign's statewide Day of Action to Prevent a Government Shutdown. The Sound Alliance was most represented at the Federal Way event which drew 80 people, especially showcasing our broad-base of unions and churches. Sound Alliance leader Shannon McCann's speech (Federal Way Education Association) is highlighted here.

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR - Schools: State Senate budget fails schools

6/9/17 -- The News Tribute -- Sound Alliance Leader Lynn MacDonald, Fuse Washington, writes a letter to the editor regarding the proposed state budget's negative effects on public schools and students.

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"Joy in Our Town" Discusses Federal Way Day Center

"Joy in Our Town" Discusses Federal Way Day Center

9/15/16 -- TBN -- The Federal Way Day Center Coalition (including the Sound Alliance) sat down for an interview with TBN's "Joy in Our Town" host. They shared about the history behind the Center, the expected impact the Day Center will have and how the community can get involved. You can watch the interview here.

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Legislators sign on in support of Tent City 3 at the UW

Legislators sign on in support of Tent City 3 at the UW

2/22/16 -- The Daily -- On any given night, there are around 4,000 homeless people on the streets of King County. Presented with this fact and several testimonies at Saturday’s Sound Alliance Action Assembly on Homelessness, District 46’s elected officials signed on in favor of the UW hosting Tent City 3 in 2017.

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City Council approves funds for Federal Way day shelter

City Council approves funds for Federal Way day shelter

10/22/15 -- Federal Way Mirror -- A packed City Hall gave a standing ovation to the Federal Way City Council after they unanimously approved $100,000 of city funds for a day shelter on Tuesday.

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Action assembly rallies support for Best Starts for Kids

Action assembly rallies support for Best Starts for Kids

10/18/15 -- The Daily -- Nearly 100 people gathered at the University Unitarian Church on Saturday night to show support for Best Starts for Kids, a new levy that will be on the November ballot. Best Starts for Kids would increase public health funding to provide kids and parents with the necessary resources for a successful start in life.

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Organizations step up to house, staff homeless day shelter in Federal Way

Organizations step up to house, staff homeless day shelter in Federal Way

3/13/15 -- Federal Way Mirror -- As plans come together for a potential new day shelter in Federal Way, some community partners have stepped up to house and staff the shelter.

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Homeless advocates urge council to locate hygiene center in Federal Way

Homeless advocates urge council to locate hygiene center in Federal Way

2/20/15 -- Federal Way Mirror -- A day shelter for the homeless in Federal Way was the talk of the town at the Feb. 17 City Council meeting. The Council chamber and overflow rooms were filled with 175 spectators. About 10 spoke during public comment — all in support of the day and hygiene center serving the homeless in Federal Way and regionally.

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Homeless, others urge city to develop day shelter in Federal Way

Homeless, others urge city to develop day shelter in Federal Way

11/14/14 -- Federal Way Mirror -- "Our goal was to encourage Federal Way Mayor Jim Ferrell to commit to work with the Alliance and its allies to find an appropriate site, secure capital funding and secure operation funding to develop a day shelter in Federal Way that provides showers, laundry, public space and a connection point with service providers," said Peter Hasegawa. "I believe a strong community showing at our event demonstrated support for this project."

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Grantee Spotlight: Industrial Areas Foundation Northwest

Grantee Spotlight: Industrial Areas Foundation Northwest

3/29/11 -- Surdna Foundation -- The IAF Northwest has brought together an uncommon mix of constituencies-more than 100 synagogues, churches, education associations, building trades unions, immigrant and neighborhood organizations, and recovery and disability organizations-and has discovered that green jobs ties them together in a deep and meaningful way.

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Upcoming Events
Sound - Immigrants Rights Action Team Meeting Dec 06, 2017 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM — Sound Alliance office, 649 Strander Blvd, Suite B, Tukwila
Sound - Strategy Team Meeting Dec 13, 2017 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM — Sound Alliance Office - 649 Strander Boulevard, Suite B, Tukwila, WA
Sound - Leadership Institute for Public Life - Winter 2018 (Part 1) Jan 16, 2018 09:30 AM - 03:30 PM — Location TBD
Sound - Leadership Institute for Public Life - Winter 2018 (Part 2) Jan 23, 2018 09:30 AM - 03:30 PM — Location TBD
IAF NW - Spring 2018 Regional Leadership Institute Apr 22, 2018 - Apr 27, 2018 — Canby Grove Christian Center, Canby, OR
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