BLC celebrates all federal holidays, with the exception of Columbus Day, by closing the office. On June 19th, 2020, the BLC Staff collectively asked the board of directors to amend organizational personnel policies to include Juneteenth as a holiday that the organization celebrates. The BLC Board responded unanimously and enthusiastically in favor of this request. […]
Please enjoy our 2019 Annual Report listed below. To navigate between pages or zoom in, please click on the buttons located at the bottom left of the Annual Report page. If you would like a copy of this report mailed to you or have any questions, please reach out to Shannon Wong, Development Director, at […]
We support those who are protesting racist violence. We fight against the weaponization of whiteness, white supremacy, and the systemic racism that shapes the practices of policing in the City of Seattle and cities across the nation. The continual escalations by law enforcement resulting in the deaths of Black and Indigenous people must end. The […]
We are following through on our commitment to help folks who set a goal in their lives to achieve financial stability through Social Security benefits. But, to keep everyone safe, we needed to make some changes to the way that we carry out our advocacy. All BLC staff are working from home. Our advocacy in […]
SSA has issued a press release recommending that individuals with qualifying children under 17 years of age should not wait to get their stimulus checks, but should act proactively.