Peace for the Streets by Kids from the Streets
Remember the recent cold snap? Faced with sub-freezing temperatures, too many unhoused youth experience unsafe exposure to the elements. PSKS participant leaders engaged staff to implement a solution. Within 48 hours PSKS was able to open our doors to 15 of our participants for 7 of the coldest nights...Read More »
It is getting to be that busy time of year for everyone and here at PSKS we are starting to put out the call for another round of LEAP (Lasting Employment Advancement Program) Internships!
LEAP is a paid 15 hour/week internship at PSKS, with ten hours spent in a specific...Read More »
On the evening of Sunday November 23rd PSKS Employment Coordinator Emily Carraux, along with Queer Youth Community Organizing Interns Sarah Wheeler and TJ Petrik, attended the LGBTQ Allyship fundraising event, “Just Desserts.”
Over 50 people gathered at the Southeast Seattle Senior Center to sample locally...Read More »
As a part of our LEAP Program, our Queer Youth Community Outreach Interns created an ofrenda for El Centro de la Raza’s Dia de los Muertos celebration on November 1, 2014. El Centro de la Raza invited PSKS to participant in the ofrenda or “altar” exhibit and QYCO interns...Read More »
Peace for the Streets by Kids from the Streets (PSKS) exists to support homeless and at-risk youth and young adults to become empowered to lead positive and self-sufficient lives. Our philosophy and practice of inclusion has allowed us to develop an accessible and safe space to engage young people who...Read More »
Thanks to Tahoma HS Prevention Squad for the awesome sock donation.
Big thanks to Monica Nelson-Robbins and her intervention team kids from Tahoma High School for donating 380 pairs of socks and toiletries to PSKS this week. Wow, that’s a lot of socks!
Warm, dry feet are happy feet–thank...Read More »
Our 2014 Gala was a big success!
Thank you so much to the hundreds who came together to make the evening such a great event. Thanks to our sponsors, donors, volunteers, planning committee, staff, and all our wonderful guests!
Thanks to Eric Gregory...Read More »