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Survey to improve The American with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Help the Northwest ADA Center identify access barriers to health care by completing an online survey. Participants who complete the survey will be entered into a drawing for a $50 Amazon eGift card!

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Application for America Walks 2018 Community Change Grants due November 2

America Walks announces another round of its popular Community Change Grant program. This program will award $1,500 in community grants for projects related to creating healthy, active and engaged places to live, work and play. Funded projects will increase walking and benefits of walkability in communities and work to grow the walking movement.

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Ecumenical Ministries presents: Metro HomeShare

Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon’s Metro HomeShare helps home providers stabilize and retain their housing, while offering access to affordable rent or services to home seekers. They work with home providers to identify their needs, such as financial burdens, loneliness, or inability to live alone and complete everyday tasks. Additionally, they work with home seekers who may be unable to qualify for traditional affordable housing options, by facilitating the matching process until a homeshare agreement has been made. This program also addresses deeper human needs for connection, community, independence and empowerment. Learn more today.

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Audio story: A break from racism.

An eighth-grade student at Lake Washington Girls Middle School in Seattle, Washington talks about her desire for one non-material gift: a break from racism. She describes the racism she’s faced, her hope for the future, and why adults need to uplift young voices. Take a listen.

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Help older adults prepare for emergency

Natural disasters, may force you or a loved one to evacuate a home at short notice. It is important to know what to do in case of an emergency, well before disaster strikes. You or the person you care for can be prepared for emergency situations by creating a plan, reviewing or practicing it regularly, and keeping an emergency supply kit. Learn how to be more prepared for you or your loved ones today.

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