October 18, 2016

Hundreds of teachers at Seattle Public Schools tomorrow will wear Black Lives Matter shirts and discuss the Movement for Black Lives with their students during the district's Day of Unity, which aims to draw attention to racial equity. The action has drawn widespread attention, including both praise and criticism. As a funder focused on equity in education and as a member of the Seattle community, we wanted to share our perspective on this important moment.

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October 17, 2016

  • Source: New York Times
  • Summary: Tricia Raikes penned a letter to the editor to highlight the unique window of opportunity local and state governments have to support homeless students.
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October 10, 2016

  • Source: Huffington Post
  • Summary: Tricia Raikes highlights the unique window of opportunity we have to make a meaningful difference for the 1.3 million students experiencing homelessness in America. 
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September 14, 2016

  • Source: Raikes Foundation Press Release
  • Summary: The Raikes Foundation has partnered with the Gates Foundation, Paul G. Allen Family Foundation and the Campion Foundation to invest nearly $2 million dollars in a statewide effort to support students experiencing homelessness 
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