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MACG Leaders Gather with NAYA

On April 20th, leaders from the Metropolitan Alliance for the Common Good (MACG) were invited for a tour and shared meal with NAYA (Native American Youth and Family Center based in Portland). 

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Sound Alliance's March Mental Health Assembly

On Sunday March 12th, Sound Alliance held its first assembly of 2023. Leaders focused on King County's Crisis Care Center Levy, since the assembly the levy passed with a 56% approval rating. Join us in celebrating this win with Sound Alliance! 

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GEA's Update on Reconciliation

Greater Edmonton Alliance for the Common Good(GEA) has been following the Wrestling with the Truth of Colonization framework, which has led them to working toward building relationships with local Indigenous communities and organizations. Through the relationships of member organizations, they were introduced to the Creating Hope Society (CHS), a Indigenous based organization that supports Indigenous children in foster care. 

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Spokane Alliance Campaign to Fund Childcare continues at County Level

In April of this year, the Spokane Alliance held an Assembly asking municipalities to commit to allocating their federal relief dollars to stabilizing the childcare industry. The Cities of Spokane and Spokane Valley collectively committed to $4 M to support working families, the childcare workforce, and mental health in early learning. Spokane County has been slow to make a matching commitment, so the Alliance has taken action to create a public dialogue about the need for County leadership.

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Portland's MACG Hosts First Bilingual Training

At the end of June, the Metropolitan Alliance for the Common Good, based in Portland, Oregon, hosted its first bilingual training. The training was facilitated in both Spanish and English and simultaneously translated for the participants. 

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Calgary Alliance Celebrates Major Win for Youth Mental Health Supports

At the end of June, the Calgary Alliance celebrated a huge win for Youth Mental Health Supports from their Provincial Government. Please join us in congratulating their Mental Health Research Action Team for the work they did to help take this big step towards their goals! 

Read on to learn about the win from the perspective of the Calgary Alliance for the Common Good:

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