Don’t miss the once-a-year summit for Best Starts for Kids

For anyone committed to better support and services for babies, children, youth, and families in King County … For anyone committed to thriving, healthy communities … For anyone looking to connect with others working on similar goals … The upcoming Best Starts for Kids annual summit offers an opportunity to share your experiences and reflect […]

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Stories of Resiliency & Strength from Communities of Color

We must celebrate the beauty and fullness in all that Black children and youth are. Out in the world Black children and youths’ stories are living, breathing, and thriving narratives that demand more of us. They ask: do you see my humanity and are you willing to understand my full story? Today, we are grateful to share a poem by Nikai Mackie, who originally shared her piece with our community partner, Young-Women Empowered (Y-WE), in June 2020. We hope you intentionally sit and reckon with Nikai’s words.

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Pregnancy and Childbirth During the Pandemic: 10 Things to Know

With the help of Best Starts for Kids’ Prenatal to Five partners at Rainier Valley Midwives and Open Arms Perinatal Services, we’ve gathered the top 10 takeaways for expecting parents to know today as they navigate pregnancy and childbirth during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Class of 2020: Congratulations Mina

Congratulations, Class of 2020! COVID-19 upended your senior year and graduation celebrations. We want to recognize your hard work, perseverance and accomplishments amidst such unique challenges.

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