Congratulations to DCHS Director Adrienne Quinn

Crossposted from the Best Starts for Kids Blog  Today King County Executive Dow Constantine announced that Department of Community and Human Services (DCHS) Director Adrienne Quinn has accepted a new position at the University of Washington’s Evans School of Public Policy & Governance as a Distinguished Practitioner (a faculty post). We are deeply grateful for Adrienne’s leadership…

Council establishes new Department of Local Services

Crossposted from Inside Transportation  by Harold S. Taniguchi, Director, King County Dept. of Transportation, Local Services Transition Lead On behalf of all who work with residents of unincorporated King County, I want to thank members of the Metropolitan King County Council for unanimously adopting an ordinance to make our new King County Department of Local Services a reality.…

Prosecuting Attorney’s Office employee receives Department of Defense Patriot Award   

Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) gives employees the opportunity to nominate an individual supervisor or boss for support provided directly to the nominating service member and his or her family. Dan Clark, a supervisor with the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, was recently presented with a Patriot Award for his support of…

Additional events for Latinx Heritage Month, Sept. 20 and Oct. 1 

These upcoming events are sponsored by Metro Transit’s EEO, Equity, and Inclusion Office. All King County employees are welcomed. For questions, or to volunteer for future heritage month events, please contact Joy Bryngelson at 206-477-8667 or Joy.Bryngelson@kingcounty.gov.  Cross Agency Hispanic-Latinx Heritage Month Celebration hosted by Sound Transit, King County Metro and SDOT Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018 from 1-2:30 p.m. at the Union…

Employee proud to have positive impact, helping local youth succeed 

Making a difference in your community looks different for everyone. For Tevin Gladney, a Peer Connector with King County’s Department of Community and Human Services (DCHS), making a difference in his community is something he can do every day at work. Tevin is with the Reconnect to Opportunity program from DCHS’ Employment and Education Resources, which regularly…

City Hall Park line up 

Food trucks will be in City Hall Park from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. between 3rd and 4th Avenues, just south of the Courthouse Building. Today, Wednesday, Fish Basket NW. More info here. Tomorrow, Thursday, Plum Bistro Mobile. More info here. Friday, Kukree. More info here. Every weekday a park concierge will be on-site from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. There…