HopeWorks and Housing Hope are local nonprofits doing amazing things in our community to fight poverty and help folks get back on their feet. And then some!
Kathy Coffey is the executive director for Leadership Snohomish County – a local non-profit that identifies and trains leaders in our community. They've been doing this work for 20 years now and have a robust who's who list of alumni that have served our community well. She's a friend of Live in Everett (and a mentor) and we're grateful that she took time to join us.
How do we address and wrestle with the cognitive dissonance of wanting a healthy, vibrant and safe community, while simultaneously caring for, and trying to understand those dealing with addiction and mental illness?
In our interview with Hil Kaman, the City of Everett's Public Health and Safety Director we discuss these questions, and learn all about what the Mayor's office is doing to make Everett a safer place for us all.