March 4, 2012
Seattle’s Social-Service Groups Band Together to Influence Policy
Successful advocates offer tips to help charities defend their interests
Like many cities, Seattle has been struggling to pay the bills. But every time city officials try to shave spending on community health and human-services programs, a formidable group is looking over their shoulders—the Seattle Human Services Coalition.
The coalition—which unites more than 270 nonprofits that offer programs to reduce domestic violence, homelessness, hunger, and other social problems—monitors the city budget from the time the mayor starts crunching
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