KXRW Vancouver: The Common Good

On this episode of The Common Good, Joe visits with Linda Garcia, Executive Director for Community Roots Collaborative.  Also known as C-Roots, Linda talks about her organization’s project to build a community of tiny homes to help those who are unhoused and blend them with folks who want to downsize and at the same time, help others. To […]

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Columbian: Rental rates rising out of reach

As rents continue to rise in Clark County, so does the wage needed to afford one. A full-time worker needs to earn $18.19 hourly to afford a studio apartment, $20.25 for a one-bedroom or $23.88 for a two-bedroom, according to the National Low Income Housing Coalition’s annual Out of Reach Report. “Affordable” means rent is […]

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Kitsap Daily: Homeless students: 40,000 attending public schools in state

OLYMPIA — Nearly every student experiences struggles at school, but almost 40,000 students in Washington face even stiffer challenges when the school day ends. These students are homeless. Vancouver, Washington, resident James Hill spent nights with his 16-year-old daughter and her toddler moving between the homes of friends and sleeping in a vehicle. He worried […]

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