Executive Constantine is GeekWire’s Geek of the Week

Executive Constantine is GeekWire’s Geek of the Week this week, and he sent a Thank You tweet Monday. Geek of the Week profiles the characters of Pacific Northwest tech, science, games, innovation, and more. In Kurt Schlosser’s May 11 feature, Executive Constantine says, ““Preserving this amazing place and serving the people who live here are…

Initiative brings people together, provides education and support for faith leaders

We’ve all heard the saying “there’s strength in numbers.” From volunteers coming together to build a home to the mass migration of monarch butterflies, when people (or even animals) come together, beautiful and powerful things can happen. King County is no different. When it provides opportunities for the community to come together, there are amazing…

Now Accepting Applications for Parent/Caregiver Education and Support RFP – Due June 14

Crossposted from Best Starts for Kids The request for proposals to fund Parent/Caregiver Education and Support services is now open and available here. Best Starts for Kids is investing in Community-Based Parenting and Peer Supports as one means of enhancing strengths and services within King County communities and improving child and family outcomes. This funding strategy is…

More accountability, higher customer standards: upcoming Access paratransit service will have both

Crossposted from Metro Matters By Chrissy Russillo, Managing Director of King County Metro’s Paratransit Rideshare Operations program With the help of customers and advocates, King County Metro is just a few weeks away from reaching a major milestone toward improving Access paratransit service. Later this month, we plan on calling on contractors to formally resubmit…

The King County Immigrant & Refugee Commission is recruiting!

Shared from the Executive’s “King County Immigrant and Refugee Commission” page On Feb. 27, 2018 King County Executive Dow Constantine and members of the County Council signed legislation creating an Immigrant and Refugee Commission, a permanent body committed to integrating, strengthening and valuing immigrant and refugee communities and upholding the county’s commitment as a welcoming…