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Stop, listen to voices of peace

Seattle Times, October 23, 2023, by Naomi Ishisaka, Seattle Times Columnist “In both the Muslim and Jewish faith traditions, there is a belief that taking one life is like killing…

AM Part of Community at Pride!

AM is proud to have hosted an interactive booth at the July 8th Pride event in Tacoma. Our staff who participated and led the activities were deeply moved. Here, they…

TNT Series: Vehicle Homelessness in Pierce County

Matt Driscoll, Tacoma News Tribune There are more people that ever living in cars and RVs across the country, according to homelessness experts. The News Tribune looked at the local…

Tacoma Reads 2023 Paints a Picture of the Complex World of Home, Housing Instability and Homelessness

Richard Dorsett, Homelessness Community Advocate  Tacoma Reads is a long-standing partnership between the City of Tacoma’s Mayor’s Office and Tacoma Public Library, with wide community support and collaboration. During Mayor…

AM Employee Spotlight: Kayla Kim

For this month’s employee spotlight, we’ll be featuring Kayla Kim! Kayla joined Associated Ministries last November as the Development Associate and supports the organization’s fund development, development strategy, and communications…

AM at The Grand – Meaningful Stories Shared

by Kayla Kim, AM Development Associate Associated Ministries and the Meaningful Movies Project hosted their first community movie screening and panel discussion this past Sunday. “AM at The Grand” took…

New Initiatives and New Opportunities at May Community Meeting

The next Community Quarterly Meeting (CQM) will continue its long-standing tradition of informing our community of innovative solutions to address homelessness with several brand-new initiatives in Tacoma’s Hilltop neighborhood. Join…

Interfaith Ramadan Iftar a Beautiful Evening

by Sandy Windley, AM Interfaith Engagement On Sunday, April 2nd, nearly 130 people of different faiths gathered together in community to celebrate the nightly iftar (breaking of the fast) during…

Affordable-housing tax, micro-house village approved by Pierce County Council

Two of the most significant initiatives that will positively impact affordable housing and homelessness in Pierce County were both passed by the Pierce County Council on March 21. After a…

Meet the AM Staff: Teona

For this month’s employee spotlight, we’ll be featuring Teona Kelley! Teona is our Coordinated Entry Specialist Team Lead. Teona joined the Associated Ministries’ (AM) family in 2012 after interning with…