Radio & Podcasts
April 22, 2019 – Catch up on what is happening with our Improving School Attendance Collaborative! Listen to Cynthia Jones of Everett Public Schools and Monica Best-Wilson from Housing Hope on KSER! Visit this link, choose "Monday, April 22nd," choose the 6 p.m. program "Local Public Affairs," and scroll to the 30 minute mark.
April 19, 2019 – Interviewed by Ken Harvey and Jim Hills from Sno-Isle Libraries, find out what the small town Allison Warren-Barbour is from is best know for, and what she has in common with the movie Hoosiers. Hear about her journey and what life experiences led her to become United Way of Snohomish County’s leader, creating a new path to help families escape the traps of poverty. Stream online or listen on your favorite podcast app.
Her effort to help others began with a few words in Spanish
(Everett, WA) April 6, 2019 – Sara Boyle’s effort to string together a few sentences changed her view of the world. Twelve years ago, Boyle, who was volunteering at a Lynnwood food bank, summoned the courage to use her high school Spanish and asked a visitor whether she preferred carrots or potatoes. Her questions prompted smiles and a conversation. “It really brought the value of language to me. Instead of seeing it as another high school credit, it put a face on it,” said Boyle, then a junior at Kamiak High School in Mukilteo. Boyle is now director of Connect Casino Road, a collaboration of more than 15 community partners. Read more at the Everett Herald.