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First Place in the Media

Five formerly homeless families get keys to new homes“,, July 2012

KING 5’s Linda Byron Emcees First Place Breakfast“, June 2010.

Sing Us Home is Music with a Mission: Making a Better World“, Seattle Times, March 2010.

United Way Names Spirit of Caring Award winners,” Bellevue Reporter, March 2010

Former Seattle Mayor Norm Rice Aims to Get Your Attention,” Seattle Times, Feb. 2010.

“Invisible Families: The Homeless You Don’t See,” Seattle Times, 2010

Two stories on First Place graduate Marcelas Owens:

Recent Press Releases

  • First Place Plans Charter School Opening (view as PDF)
  • Belltown Salon Owner Gives Back to Organization Which Helped 21 Years Ago. April 2010, view as pdf.
  • A Washington State Educational First: Antioch University Seattle, City University of Seattle and First Place Form a New Partnership to Help Kids and Graduate Students. March 2010, view as pdf.

Fact Sheets

  • History (pdf)

Media Contacts:
Dr. Dorothy Milligan, Acting Executive Director,