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All media inquiries should be directed to ROOTS Interim Executive Director Arthur Padilla at (206) 632-1635 or arthurp@rootsinfo.org

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ROOTS in the News

July 19, 2018 KUOW story on youth homelessness in the University District

July 12, 2018 KCPQ story on U-Temple building plans and the need for ROOTS to relocate

July 11, 2018 KUOW story on U-Temple building plans and need for ROOTS to relocate

June 14, 2018 Salon story on tax proposals to fund social programs (ROOTS Interim Executive Director Arthur Padilla quoted at the end of the story)

January 25, 2018 U of W Daily story on ROOTS and City of Seattle funding changes

December 11, 2017 Seattle Times story on the Doorway Project for homeless young adults (one note - the article cites a figure of only 52% utilization of shelter beds, but ROOTS typically runs at 102% of capacity and often has to turn potential guests away for lack of space)

December 6, 2017 Real Change story on City funding process and its effect on ROOTS

December 3, 2017 KOMO TV story on youth homelessness in the University District

December 4, 2017 U of W Daily story on youth homelessness (discusses ROOTS and other U-District programs)

November 29, 2017 U of W Daily story on ROOTS Shelter and Friday Feast

August 2, 2017 U of W Daily story on new ROOTS case management office

August 2, 2017 U of W Daily story on threats to public funding for U-District nonprofits (including ROOTS)

June 28, 2017 Crosscut story on funding for homelessness programs (includes quotes from ROOTS Executive Director Kristine Scott)

May 21, 2017 Seattle Times story on ROOTS and performance goals

May 17, 2017 Real Change story on young adult homelessness by ROOTS Executive Director Kristine Scott

February 6, 2017 Seattle Times story on proposed up-zone of the University District (includes quotes from ROOTS Executive Director Kristine Scott)

December 16, 2016 KUOW radio interview with Mayor Ed Murray (discussion on homelessness starts at the 6:30 minute mark, and ROOTS is mentioned at 6:42)

October 18, 2016 Seattle Weekly story on homelessness and voting (includes quotes from ROOTS Executive Director Kristine Scott)

September 13, 2016 KING 5 TV interview with ROOTS Executive Director Kristine Scott on youth homelessness

May 17, 2016 UW Daily story on Ron Moe-Lobeda of University Lutheran Church (mentions ROOTS and includes quotes from Kristine Scott)

April 11, 2016 UW Daily story on homelessness in the U-District

March 15, 2016 Seattle Weekly story on homelessness

March 15, 2016 KKNW radio show "Bright and Early Seattle" with ROOTS' Executive Director Kristine Scott

December 8, 2015 UW Daily Editorial on ending homelessness

November 12, 2015 UW Daily story on public safety in the U-District

November 11, 2015 UW Daily story on homelessness in the U-District

October 29, 2015 Seattle Times story on homelessness in the U-District

July 31, 2015 Seattle Times story on homeless LGBTQ youth (includes info on ROOTS)

May 30, 2015 KEXP Community Forum interview with ROOTS Executive Director Kristine Scott

March 12, 2015 Crosscut story on 2015 “Count Us In” and young adult homelessness

March 11, 2015 UW Daily story on proposed zoning changes in U-District (includes info on ROOTS and other social services)

February 23, 2015 UW Daily story on Mayor’s U-District tour (includes info on ROOTS and other social services)

December 22, 2014 Crosscut interview with two ROOTS guests

December 1, 2014 UW Daily story on ROOTS Friday Feast meal program

November 17, 2014 Seattle Times story on a ROOTS volunteer’s sleeping bag project

May 27, 2014 Crosscut story on how U-District plans will affect homeless youth and services

March 31, 2014 Crosscut story on youth homelessness

November 6, 2013 KIRO TV Mayor-Elect Ed Murray at ROOTS Luncheon

February 28, 2013 story on ROOTS at alltreatment.com

December 19, 2012 New York Times print story “Young and Homeless”

December 10, 2012 New York Times video “Young and Homeless”

October 1, 2012 Seattle Times - ROOTS Shelter Offers Homeless Young Adults a Chance

October 18, 2010 Seattle Pi - Fresh out of Foster Care and Homeless

February 16, 2010 The Daily UW - ROOTS Executive Director Steps Down

February 2, 2010 Seattle Times - $7.7M Grant To Aid Programs For Homeless Youth

October 13, 2009 The Daily UW - Youth Shelter Faces Overcrowding

 

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