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The Morning Update Show — 5/3

The Morning Update Show — hosted by Trae Holiday and The Big O (Omari Salisbury) — is the only weekday news and information livestream that delivers culturally relevant content to the Pacific Northwest’s urban audience. Omari and Trae analyze the day’s local and national headlines as well as melanin magic in our community. Watch live every weekday at 11 a.m. on any of the following channels, hosted by Converge Media: YouTube, Twitch, Facebook, Periscope, and whereweconverge.com.

We also post the Morning Update Show here on the Emerald each day after it airs, so you can catch up any time of day while you peruse our latest posts.

Morning Update Show — Tuesday, May 3

LIVE — Vivian Phillips of STG’s DOORS | Norman Garrett of the Seattle Opera | Supreme Court Might Overturn Roe v. Wade | $10.6M to Help Those Transitioning Out of Foster Care | Black Business Renaissance

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$10.6M in Stipends Will Assist Youth Transitioning From Foster Care to Adulthood

by Hannah Saunders


With National Foster Care Month here, the State Legislature recently awarded $10.6 million in stipends for young Washingtonians exiting the Extended Foster Care (EFC) program. The goal of the stipends is to assist youth with their transition to adulthood by increasing housing stability and securing access to essential resources such as food, transportation, and utilities. 

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