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Lowell Elementary works toward a school-based health center

The Capitol Hill EcoDistrict is working in partnership with Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic and Country Doctor Community Health Center to bring a school-based health center (SBHC) to Lowell Elementary School. Lowell Elementary School is located in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle and is the assigned elementary school for all downtown homeless shelters. The disproportionately
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Meet Our PDA Board Members

Community Roots Housing and the Community Roots Housing Foundation are both led by volunteer boards made up of individuals passionate about supporting our neighborhoods and those neighbors in need. We chatted with each board member to learn what they enjoy most about working on the board as well as what being a good neighbor means
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Meet Our Foundation Board

Community Roots Housing and the Community Roots Housing Foundation are both led by volunteer boards made up of individuals passionate about supporting our neighborhoods and those neighbors in need. We chatted with each board member to learn what they enjoy most about working on the board as well as what being a good neighbor means
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PDA Board & Committees – Meeting Change Notices

Community Roots Housing (formerly known as Capitol Hill Housing) has changed the following PDA Committee and Board Meetings: Joint Board Development Committee Meeting Previously scheduled to be held in the Belmont Conference Room at 1620 12th Ave, Suite 205, Seattle, WA 98122 on Wednesday, July 22nd from 4:00-5:00pm to now be entirely electronic. The meeting
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Community Kitchens Program Addresses Food Insecurity

Sign up to have free meals delivered once a week. As a resident of Community Roots Housing, you automatically qualify for this program, funded by Bank of America, to provide food from local restaurants to affordable housing residents.  To register, call (206) 556-3327 or email ajimerson@communityrootshousing.org You can also sign up to receive free meals
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Closing the CHOP

From Community Roots Housing CEO Christopher Persons and Capitol Hill EcoDistrict Executive Director Donna Moodie: We are writing to convey our deep sorrow and dismay at the events occurring in the CHOP area of our neighborhood and express our profound concern for the safety of our residents, business owners, nonprofits and students. Our city has
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COVID-19 Resources for Residents

COVID-19 Rental Assistance  Having trouble paying rent? Community Roots Housing has rental assistance available for you! We are committed to supporting residents during this difficult time. Thanks to the COVID-19 Resilience Fund, we have money available to pay a portion of your rent. Simply fill out this application, attach your loss of employment verification, and submit
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Thank You for a Wonderful Top of the Town

Thank you to everyone who contributed to a successful event! Community Roots Housing raised over $190,000 at our first ever virtual Top of Town. This total includes sponsorships, ticket sales, pledges, donations and matching gifts, and donations made in lieu of attendance. Due to the event being virtual, we were able to net more funds
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PDA Board & Committees – Meeting Change Notices

Community Roots Housing (formerly known as Capitol Hill Housing) has changed the following PDA Committee and Board Meetings: Executive Committee Meeting Previously scheduled to be held in the Belmont Conference Room at the Community Roots Main Office at 1620 12th Ave, Suite 205, Seattle, WA 98122 on Monday, June 29th from 5-6:30pm to now be
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New Board Chair Shalimar Gonzales

Shalimar Gonzales, YMCA District Executive, was recently elected the Community Roots Housing Board Chair. With 17 years of nonprofit experience, Shalimar brings valuable insight to the board, as well as a passion for housing and its discernible impact. “Housing is tangible; some of the other things that are the symptoms of greater economic challenges are
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