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The Home Shows Local Organization Spotlight: Path With Art

Path with Art transforms the lives of people recovering from homelessness, addiction, and other trauma by harnessing the power of creative engagement as a bridge to community and a path to stability.


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The Home Shows Local Organization Spotlight: Real Change

Real Change exists to provide opportunity and a voice for low-income and homeless people while taking action for economic, social, and racial justice.


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The Home Shows Local Organization Spotlight: Accelerator YMCA

Accelerator YMCA provides holistic support to young people and their families who have experienced trauma to help them be safe, successful, and happy.


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The Home Shows Local Organization Spotlight: Mockingbird Society

The Mockingbird Society is an advocacy organization founded in 2000 to provide meaningful opportunities for youth across Washington state to participate in the social justice effort to improve the foster care system.


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The Home Shows Local Organization Spotlight: Urban League

Through public advocacy, providing services, and developing strong business and community partnerships, the Urban League strives to empower, enable, and assist disadvantaged individuals in becoming self-sufficient.


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The Home Shows Local Organization Spotlight: All Home King County

All Home King County brings together local governments, religious institutions, non-profits, philanthropic organizations, shelter and housing providers, the private sector and engaged citizens in a coordinated effort that both responds to the immediate crisis of homeless individuals and addresses...


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Music Heals: Macklemore Talks About the Struggles of Addiction and Starting Over

As part of KEXP's Music Heals series, Macklemore talks with DJ Kevin Cole about his struggles with addiction and recovery.


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Music Heals: Wanz Opens Up About Alcoholism and Life on the Other Side of Recovery

The "Thrift Shop" vocalist talks with Kevin Cole about getting sober and the importance of reaching out for help when you need it.


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Music Heals: Macklemore Talks About the Opiate Epidemic

According to a 2015 report from Washington State's Office of the Attorney General, the majority of drug overdose deaths — more than six out of ten — involve an opioid. In this web exclusive interview, KEXP's DJ Kevin Cole and Macklemore address the epidemic.


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Music Heals: DJ Kevin Cole on Addiction and His Personal Resurrection Day

In this very special piece for Music Heals, KEXP's DJ Kevin Cole offers the powerful story of his own relationship with alcohol and drugs in the hopes of reminding fellow addicts: you are not alone.


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Music Heals: Julien Baker on Addiction and Finding Your Place in the World

Singer/songwriter Julien Baker opens up about her experiences with addiction and finding the place where she belongs.


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Music Heals: Peter Buck on His New Project Arthur Buck, Addiction, and Recovery

The legendary R.E.M. guitarist discusses collaborating with Joseph Arthur and the choices he’s made to make room for hope in his life.


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