Apr 25

Black Panther Party’s legacy to help sick, poor lives on at Seattle health clinic

With the help of activist and UW neurosurgeon Dr. John Green, about three months later they opened a clinic at the party’s headquarters at 20th Avenue and East Spruce Street.

By 1994, the Carolyn Downs Family Medical Center had moved to 2101 E. Yesler Way. It shares the site with the Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic, which opened in 1970 in honor of Brown, a black woman and community organizer.

    Black Panther Party's legacy to help sick, poor lives on at Seattle health clinic
    As people celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Black Panther Party's Seattle chapter, one of their missions still thrives: The Carolyn Downs Family Medical Center, which sees hundreds of patients each month. "I like that they're personal and honest," one patient says.
    https://www.seattletimes.com

Apr 23

Learn about the Neighborhood Matching Fund at our upcoming workshops

Douglass-Truth Branch Library, 2300 East Yesler Way

This article has 2 other Seattle locations (Show)

Broadview Branch Library, 12755 Greenwood Ave N

Southwest Branch Library, 9010 35th Ave SW

    Learn about the Neighborhood Matching Fund at our upcoming workshops - Front Porch
    Our Neighborhood Matching Fund staff will be hosting three workshops this Spring for those interested in applying to the fund. Each workshop will provide an overview of the Neighborhood Matching Fund, the qualities of a strong application, and the review process. Neighborhood and community groups interested in the fund are invited to attend.
    http://frontporch.seattle.gov

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