COMMUNITY IMPACT

We want to give a special shout-out to two of our staff members at Hand in Hand, Brenna and Terry!
They are both actively engaged in the community by serving on advisory boards, advocating for children and families in Snohomish County.
Thank you both for your hard work and dedication to making an impact in our community, YOU are making a difference! 

Brenna is a board member of  The Community Equity Advisory Board for
the Snohomish Health District! 
The purpose of the CEAB is “Supporting Equity and Inclusion in Public Health Within Snohomish County, the CEAB shall work to ensure
equity, diversity, and inclusion in public health.”

Terry is a board member of The City of Everett Diversity Advisory Board! The Diversity Advisory Board meets monthly to learn and discuss the concerns, opportunities, and relationships necessary to build a strong, engaged, and connected Everett.
One that is built on trust, collaboration and equity.

THE FACTS

DATA CITATIONS

6,000
Center for Social Sector Analytics & Technology (2019). Entering Out-of-Home Care (Count). www.pocdata.org

10,000
Center for Social Sector Analytics & Technology (2019).  Children in Out-of-Home Care (Count). www.pocdata.org

5,100
King 5 News. (2018). Western Washington has a Foster Care Crisis, says Expert. www.King5.com

12%
Mason Burley (2010). High School Graduation and Dropout Trends for Washington State Foster Youth. Olympia: Washington State Institute for Public Policy.

1/3
The Seattle Times (2019, February 28). Many Washington Foster Kids Become Homeless. Tennessee May Have Found a Solution. www.seattletimes.com

44%
Office of the Family and Children’s Ombuds.(2018). 2018 Annual Report. Olympia, Washington.

1 in 8
Northwest Harvest. 2018. Washington Hunger Facts. www.nwharvest.org 

1 in 8
Northwest Harvest. 2018. Washington Hunger Facts. www.nwharvest.org

41%
Center for Social Sector Analytics & Technology (2019). Placements in Family Settings. www.pocdata.org

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