“Jorge Marrero leaves a legacy of friendship, affordable housing”

In the heart of Beacon Hill, affordable housing is on the horizon. El Centro de la Raza, expects to break ground this summer on an 84-unit apartment building, next door to their campus. Earlier this year, they received an additional boost to help bring their plans to life after Jorge Marrero, a longtime and passionate Seattle resident,…

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Working Families Tax Credit and Free Tax Preparation

From our friends at Pim Savvy, we want to make sure that everyone knows about the Working Families Tax Credit and Pim Savvy’s free tax preparation! Here’s what they shared with us: Individuals and families can now apply for the Working Families Tax Credit on the Department of Revenue (DOR) website:  workingfamiliescredit.wa.gov (see the green…

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Working Families Tax Credit

Our friends at PIMM Savy  have asked us to share information about the Working Families Tax Credit! Their goal is to, “reach out to low-income families that might be interested in applying for the Washington Families Tax Credit to receive up to $1,200 depending on the number of qualifying children.” You can learn more at…

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Washington Commission on African American Affairs Wellness Survey

Click here to take the 15-minute survey. “We are concerned about the quality of life for American Americans in Washington state in the areas of economic stability, wellness, housing, wealth, education, child welfare, environmental and social justice. Please complete our 15-minute survey and consider participating in our online focus groups. By sharing your lived experiences…

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Job Posting: Community Health Worker

Combine two of the fastest – growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration, and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that’s improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn’t about another gadget, it’s about making Healthcare data available wherever and whenever people need it,…

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NAMI Pierce County: Volunteers Needed!

Do you have a passion to serve those affected by mental illness? Would you like to make a difference in your community and be able to speak for those who are unable to do so themselves? Are you interested in advocating for changes and improvements to our mental health system? Would you like to belong…

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Update From Pierce County Rental Assistance Program

The Pierce County Rental Assistance program will stop accepting applications on August 1, 2022.  Tenants will have until then to submit or make changes to their rental assistance application. Applications will be processed normally until all funds have been distributed.  To qualify, you must be overdue on rent and prove you have been impacted by…

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OTR Partners, Dads MOVE, Searching For New Board Members!

Our Partners at Dads MOVE have asked us to reach out to our various networks to spread the word: They are searching for new Board Members! Dads M.O.V.E. (Mentoring Others Through Voices of Experience) started in the summer of 2011. Seven fathers who had met at various events who all had children with behavioral health…

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Asia Pacific Cultural Center Now Offering Covid-19 Vaccination for 6mos-5 years

Hello everyone, Sharing with you that Asia Pacific Cultural Center is now offering COVID-19 vaccine approved for 6 months to 5 yrs. old.  Adults and teens can also get vaccinated. Walk-ins accepted: Wednesdays 2 pm to 6 pm Asia Pacific Cultural Center 4851 S Tacoma Way, Tacoma, WA 98409 (253) 383-3900   Also, the attachment…

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Life Jacket Coupon!

According to the Washington State Department of Health, in 2020, approximately 174 people lost their lives to drowning in Washington State. Over half of these unintentional drowning deaths occurred in open water settings, i.e., lakes, rivers, oceans. Drowning fatalities are preventable. Drowning Prevention and Water Safety Tools: Water safety for lakes, rivers, beaches, pool safety,…

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