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Craig Kinzer featured in Seattle Growth Podcast

Craig Kinzer featured in Seattle Growth Podcast Jeff Shulman/Seattle Growth Podcast Kinzer Partners founder Craig Kinzer recently joined the Seattle Growth Podcast to discuss his vision for smart growth in the region and preview a new proposal to support affordable housing in the central business district of Seattle. Craig’s interview begins at 18:18, but the…

Amazon’s hotel for homeless comes to life

Amazon’s hotel for homeless comes to life Crosscut When Amazon donated an empty South Lake Union hotel for use as a homeless shelter, it was investing in a model that Mary’s Place, the service provider, has perfect: turning vacant or transitioning buildings into temporary shelter.

Amazon’s temporary homeless housing: recognizing the collective altruism

Amazon’s temporary homeless housing: recognizing the collective altruism New York Times Amazon’s decision to open up one of its empty buildings temporarily for homeless families is commendable. Even more credit should go to Mary’s Place and a plethora of other organizations and business that have come together to address a regional crisis.

Congratulations Mary’s Place

By Jenny Jansen Mary’s Place is a local non-profit that “empowers homeless women and children to reclaim their lives”. We’ve worked with them to find and secure shelters, and we are proud to have helped out with their new temporary North Seattle emergency family night shelter. Check out the story from KIRO here. Kris Richey…

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