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KidsQuest Children's Museum Grand Opening January 31st

KidsQuest Children's Museum has a spectacular new home much closer to Seattle families.

Fighting for fairness: A family portrait in activism

These parents believe that ‘even small people can make a big difference’

A season (and lifetime) of giving

The Thurman family volunteers year-round, including the holiday season

KEXP "Mom Show" Airs Thursday

DJ John Richards offers a musical salve for the pain of loss.

Gabriel Rapier champions futsal for all

At 6-foot-5 with the animated energy of a superhero in a Pixar movie, “Coach Gabe” commands attention.

Urban ArtWorks empowers at-risk teens through art

Since Urban Artworks was started over 20 years ago, to help eradicate graffiti in the SoDo area, teens who are primarily mid-level offenders dealing with issues such as drug abuse and anger, have created more than 400 murals at Seattle schools, parks, along roadways and at construction sites and businesses.

On-site child care programs cut at Seattle schools

Schools already bursting at the seams will need to make more classrooms available as SPS starts to lower class sizes to 17 students per teacher from kindergarten through third grade, which will be required by the state in 2018.

Strengthening Families Washington 2016 Unsung Hero Mary Hayward

Teens encouraged to participate in city "idea assemblies"

Idea Assemblies are being held to brainstorm potential city projects; these are the foundation for what will be on the ballot in May.

Good News! City of Seattle Play Street pilot program extended to April!

Play Streets is exactly what it sounds like – it's an opportunity for neighborhoods to close off their streets from cars for a short time so that kids and adults can literally play in the streets.

Strengthening Families Washington 2016 Unsung Hero: Todd Crooks

Through it all, Todd is the rock. He is the one we all turn to when we need help, advice, or just that loving hug. He gently guides, is strong, and sometimes cries in private. It’s not been easy, but we have 4 stellar young adults, who are strong, kind, and supportive to others because of the role model they had in their dad.

Strengthening Families Washington 2016 Unsung Hero Sonia Dye

Sonia is humble and yet very knowledgeable about infant brain development and early childhood practices. She is a quiet and gentle spirit often in the midst of fractured lives and dysfunctional families.

Strengthening Families Washington 2016 Unsung Hero: Janell Hantel

Janell volunteers at least three days per week at the school, either in classrooms or the office, as well as serving on the ECEAP Parent Advisory Council.

Strengthening Families Washington 2016 Unsung Hero: Keoki Kauanoe

Keoki has shown remarkable courage, strength, and empathy as he has inspired many, many men to to do better in their role as fathers.

Strengthening Families Washington 2016 Unsung Hero: Sabin Hogue

Sabin is intrinsically in-tune with the unique strengths and needs of her children, holds high expectations, but meets each child at the their current level.

Advocate for Kids at Have a Heart for Kids Day in Olympia this Tuesday

Bring the kids for a lesson on democracy! Organized by Children's Alliance, Have a Heart Day for Kids provides a chance for you to get trained on how to advocate and make sure your legislator hears about issues related to kids.

Strengthening Families Washington 2016 Unsung Hero: Henrietta Price

Mrs. Price is a Seattle great-grandmother still involved in her community as a concerned grandmother to all the children and parents of the Leschi school community.

Strengthening Families Washington 2016 Unsung Hero: Joanne Coriell

Joanne and all of this family have for many years taken in foster children and adopted a number of them that have been in high risk situations, injured by others and most often are special needs children.

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