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We offer essential services — food, shelter, warmth and financial tools — for neighbors in Seattle to build stability and self-sufficiency.
WELCOME TO OUR NEW CEO, DR. ANGELA GRIFFIN
We are deeply saddened by the loss of Black lives, due to violence fueled by racism and the effects of COVID-19. We know long-standing institutional racism has negatively impacted our Black communities and we are calling for change, as well as stand in unity with those calling for change.
Ms. Roberta Byrd Barr’s granddaughters Angelique Kitchen and Robin Byrd (pictured on the right above) talk about how their grandmother shaped their early lives and the legacy she leaves for future generations.
It has been an honor to join the Byrd Barr Place community and meet the friends, neighbors and families who make this space so special. As I reflect upon my first six months, I am drawn to several themes.