#SEAHomeless: Seattle discussions about homelessness trending

The International Examiner June 29, 2016 0
Homeless encampments gather under the I-5 freeway in Seattle's International District. • Photo by Anakin Fung

Homeless encampments gather under the I-5 freeway in Seattle’s International District. • Photo by Anakin Fung

On Wednesday, June 29, more than a dozen Seattle media outlets, including the region’s largest newspaper and television news outlets, came together to initiate discussions about homelessness using the hash tag #SEAHomeless. The goal is to look at the possible causes of and solutions to homelessness.

Follow the discussion on Twitter here.

Here are some of the stories coordinated by participating media outlets:

Homeless in Seattle: The roots of a crisis

Seattle’s homeless emergency: No end in sight

Photos: The faces of homelessness

UW prof speaks of her own homeless experience

#SeaHomeless:  Washington’s Medicaid Waiver aims to help homeless, jobless

#SeaHomeless:  “Under The Bridge” to help Spokane homeless

#SeaHomeless:  Interview with Michele Thomas, Washington Low Income Housing Alliance

#SeaHomeless:  Interview with HCA Chief Policy Officer, Nathan Johnson

Kshama’s Next Big Idea

A Moment on the Street with Roni

A formerly homeless woman shares her thoughts while volunteering for the ‘one night count

Mobile homes: an important hidden source of low cost housing in Seattle that must be saved

Solutions to homelessness: the problem is not intractable

‘Facing Homelessness’ a photo gallery by Rex Hohlbein

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