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Access to Safe, Decent and Affordable Housing Threatened

Trump era rollbacks in lending regulations could make life harder for Blacks in the housing market ...

Civility on Social Media Is Dead

Bill Fletcher discusses the lack of penalties for obnoxious behavior on social media ...

The Rise of the New Congolese Resistance

Protesters calling for free and fair elections have been met with violence by the Kabila government ...

The Student Loan Debt Crisis is a Civil Rights Issue

For Black students, the increased risk of defaulting on student loans is the direct result of inequities in financial resources ...



Seattle & King County Public Health

The deadline to enroll in health insurance through Washington Healthplanfinder is tomorrow (Tuesday, January 31st). Today and tomorrow, teams of enrollment “Navigators” – who can answer questions and offer in-person assistance – will be available at locations around King County. The public can find answers to questions through Washington Healthplanfinder (by clicking the “Customer Support” link) or on King County’s Coverage is Here webpage.


Extended hours are available at these locations:

  • Jude’s Café, Monday (Jan. 30), 5-7 p.m., 9252 57th Avenue South, Seattle 98118
  • ORCA LIFT Enrollment Office, Monday & Tuesday, 8:30 a.m. -4:30 p.m., 201 South Jackson St, Seattle 98144
  • Federal Way Commons, Tuesday (Jan. 31), 10 a.m. -9 p.m.

1928 S. Commons, Federal Way, WA 98003

  • King County Chinook Building, Tuesday (Jan. 31) 10am-9pm

401 5th Avenue, Seattle 98104 (Rooms 115 & 116)

Assistance by phone in King County is available at 1-800-756-5437.


Regardless of what’s happening in Washington DC related the Affordable Care Act, any coverage purchased for 2017 will be good for the rest of the year as long as customers continue to pay their monthly premium on time each month.

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