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Para los Niños Celebrates New Programs in a New Space

Para los Niños is celebrating almost twenty years in Burien. Started by a group of Latina mothers to help other Latino families struggling to navigate the Highline Public Schools system, the nonprofit organization has grown and expanded, and now offers youth programs, public health services, civic engagement programs, and adult learning.
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Opportunity and Policy Intersect to Create Affordable Housing

In 2019, when Habitat for Humanity Seattle-King County began talking with a local property owner about constructing new homes on a site in Burien, the City was at the same time developing a demonstration program to incentivize the construction of affordable housing. It was the perfect intersection of opportunity, policymaking, and resources bringing new affordable, owner-occupied housing to Burien.