Community Roots and SCIDpda cut ribbon at 13th & Fir project

Last week, the number 13 spelled luck for families in Seattle. On Tuesday, June 13, 13th & Fir officially opened its doors to the community. A ribbon-cutting ceremony featuring remarks from project leaders will began at noon in front of the building (115 13th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122). Part of a larger effort to address

Community Roots board seeks Emerging Leader Fellow

Community Roots Housing seeks candidates for the Emerging Leader (EL) Fellow board position from the Seattle communities in which we currently operate and serve residents, including but not limited to Capitol Hill, Central District, White Center, and Belltown. The EL Fellow program helps Community Roots Housing cultivate the next generation of leaders who will advocate

Rise Together campaign approaches finish line

The Rise Together partners recently worked with Crosscut to provide an update on the progress of this groundbreaking capital campaign. With a project portfolio that spans three neighborhoods, 400 new affordable homes, and six mission-oriented organizations, the Rise Together team has seen incredible successes. However, there are still a few milestones to surpass in pursuit

Thank you for joining us at Top of the Town

On May 11, we were delighted to welcome 200 of our closest friends and neighbors to our largest Top of the Town yet. We want to express our heartfelt thanks to all those who were able to attend. We surpassed our fundraising target, raising over $250,000 to support Community Roots’ work building and operating affordable

Join us at our annual meeting on Dec. 14

Join us at the virtual Community Roots Housing annual meeting at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, December 14. Hear directly from Community Roots leadership about the current work of the organization and what’s on the horizon. After leadership’s presentations, there will be time for a Q&A. RSVP here.  If you can’t attend at the time of

Community Roots Foundation Board seeks new members

The Community Roots Housing Foundation seeks nominations of potential board member candidates from the Seattle area. Read the board member role description and review the official call for nominations. The nominations deadline for priority consideration is Friday, March 4.  The primary purpose of the Foundation is to raise funds to sustain general operations and support

COVID-19 resources for residents

  COVID-19 Vaccine Information  The CDC and the Western States Scientific Safety Review Workgroup recommend a booster dose for people 18 years and older who received the Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer, or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine primary series. If you’re in one of the following groups, it’s especially important to get a booster shot for the

Rooted in community: 2021 annual report

Inside our 2021 annual report you’ll find a letter from CEO Christopher Persons and Board Chair Shalimar Gonzales, news highlights from the past year, information about our future projects, and more! Read the report  

Community Roots’ project in partnership with YouthCare receives funding award

Today Mayor Jenny Durkan and the Office of Housing announced a $95 million investment in affordable housing, an allocation of which was awarded to Community Roots Housing’s project in partnership with YouthCare, a nonprofit serving homeless youth. “We are very grateful for this strong investment in our incredible young people,” said YouthCare’s Interim CEO Colleen

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