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Community Members Protest Closure of Union Gospel Mission Youth Programs, Speak to Enduring Impacts

by Marcus Harrison Green

Some called it a sanctuary from the street life’s savage grip. Some called it home when other doors closed shut.  Some credited it with seeding their first sense of self-worth, hope, and belonging.

People congregated by the dozens on Tuesday afternoon at the Seattle Union Gospel Mission’s [UGM] Youth Reach Out Center, to testify to the enduring impact of its programs and speak out against its closure. Continue reading Community Members Protest Closure of Union Gospel Mission Youth Programs, Speak to Enduring Impacts