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A liberated future starts with all of us

What happened to George Floyd in Minneapolis, Breonna Taylor in Louisville, and Tony McDade in Tallahassee has also happened here in Washington: to Charleena Lyles in Seattle, Lorenzo Hayes in Spokane, Dante Redmond Jones in the Tri-Cities, and Mi’Chance Dunlap-Gittens in Des Moines. 

Group Health Foundation stands with communities who are protesting police brutality and demanding community-designed solutions for public safety.

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A scene from King County Equity Now’s Juneteenth Freedom March & Celebration at Jimi Hendrix Park in Seattle. (Photo courtesy of King County Equity Now)

A person waving the Gambian flag amidst a crowd at King County Equity Now’s Juneteenth Freedom March & Celebration. (Photo courtesy of King County Equity Now.)

Residents of a mobile home park in northeast White Salmon during one of their weekly meetings to organize against evictions

White Salmon residents organize against evictions. (Photo courtesy of Comunidades.)

Community at the center

Communities most impacted by inequities must be at the center of solutions. In each of Washington’s 39 counties, Black, Indigenous, and other people of color; people with disabilities; members of the LGBTQIA+ community; immigrants and refugees; people living with low incomes; and many who hold several of these identities are leading transformative work. Our funding prioritizes their efforts.

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Equity agreements

Equity is our leading value. As our work gets more complex, these agreements will ground our work.

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Community insights

We are sharing what we’re learning from communities in order to strengthen our collective work for health equity.

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News

25 organizations receive $16M to build people power and transform public institutions

October 27, 2021

Group Health Foundation is honored to announce 25 new recipients of our Systems, Power, and Action grants, totaling nearly $16 million. Each organization will receive up to $720,000 in flexible funding over three years to advance their advocacy and systems change work.

Meet LaHoma Thomas

November 4, 2021

When you stop by Group Health Foundation’s Seattle office, the first person you are likely to meet is LaHoma Thomas. LaHoma recently joined GHF as an administrative associate and sees her role as an opportunity to help people feel welcome and to lead from within.

Community Conversations: Ginger Kwan

November 18, 2021

In this virtual community conversation, Open Doors’ Executive Director Ginger joins Jay Thomas, a program officer at GHF, to share more about the story behind the organization’s formation and her own personal journey in this work.