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December 2020 |

When COVID-19 hit the United States, Yakima Valley quickly shot to the top of the unenviable charts for the highest per capita rate of infections on the West Coast. The county’s sizable migrant farmworker population took the brunt as an essential workforce, and a slow response from federal and...

A farmer worker working in a vegetable field
December 16, 2020
1:00pm to 2:00pm
PST

This meeting is for the Broadband Interest Group at Philanthropy Northwest. Our aim is to bring an action-oriented understanding of the role philanthropy can play in supporting broadband access specifically in rural, Indigenous/Native communities and communities of color in the region. 

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December 8, 2020
10:00am to 11:30am
PST
Virtual

On January 1, 2021, there will be a sunsetting of the federal moratorium on evictions and an already fragile rural housing marketplace will become even more disjointed. It is projected that as many as 40 million households could face eviction around the country with most rural states having few...

House with mountains in the background in Montana
November 20, 2020
2:00pm to 3:00pm
PST

This meeting is for the Broadband Interest Group at Philanthropy Northwest. Our goal is to gain an action-oriented understanding of the role philanthropy can play in supporting broadband access, specifically in rural, Indigenous/Native communities and communities of color in our region...

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November 12, 2020
9:00am to 10:30am
PST
Virtual

Join us for this program designed specifically for our members who serve rural communities. This week we will discuss strengthening rural childcare systems

Almost 2/3 of rural families live in child care deserts and the availability of infant care is even more limited...

October 21, 2020
1:00pm to 2:00pm
PDT

This meeting is for the Broadband Interest Group at Philanthropy Northwest. Our goal is to gain an action-oriented understanding of the role philanthropy can play in supporting broadband access, specifically in rural, Indigenous/Native communities and communities of...

August 14, 2020
10:00am to 11:30am
PDT

Philanthropy has an important role to play in supporting community response to the evolving COVID-19 outbreak. This week's topic will focus on broadband availability and access.

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, reliable, high-speed internet connection has become

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