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Celebrating our 116th anniversary

WHAT MATTERS MOST

Join us to hear stories from the Neighborhood House community, mark accomplishments from the last year, and talk about our goals to help more people access housing, health, education, and economic opportunity. The “What Matters Most” event is our annual fundraiser to connect with supporters and community partners — we hope to see you there!

Thank you to everyone for joining us on May 18!

MC: KUOW Host Angela King

Angela King is an Emmy-award winning journalist who’s been a part of the northwest news scene since the early 1990s. A proud University of Washington alumna, with degrees in Broadcast Journalism and American Ethnic Studies, she started her career as a news writer in Seattle, before becoming a reporter and anchor in Seattle, Portland, and Albuquerque. She is currently the Morning News Host at KUOW in addition to being an independent documentary producer.

Keynote: Dr. LaMont Green

Dr. LaMont Green has nearly 20 years of experience helping local communities and governments identify and dismantle the persistent drivers of inequity in human services, homelessness, housing, behavioral health, and justice systems. He has led several community-driven initiatives centered on improving systems of care for complex health and historically disenfranchised populations by harnessing social innovation to address complex social problems.

Guest Speaker: Mojdeh Hoorbakht has served on the Neighborhood House Board of Directors since 2020 and came to the agency initially as a client. She has law degrees from the University of Washington and the University of Pune, and works at JND Legal Administration as a project manager.

Guest Speaker: Naeem Anis is a Career Specialist with Neighborhood House, where he works with community members to guide and connect them to job training and economic opportunity programs. He moved to the US as a Special Immigrant Visa recipient in 2013 after serving as a Legal Advisor at the US Agency for International Development (USAID) in his native country, Afghanistan.

Thank you to our sponsors!

Entelco Foundation

Logo: Sheng-Yen Lu Foundation

To learn about sponsorship, contact Emily Tomita (emilyt@nhwa.org) for more details.