Looking for compassionate solutions to gun violence

Submitted by What’s Good 206 Why should you care about gun violence? “It has no race, no creed, no age barriers. If it hasn’t affected you yet, it will if it continues.” Stark words from one man interviewed in this array of community voices...

Smarter & more compassionate schools? Yes we can!

Submitted by What’s Good 206 Build more compassionate schools by combining students of different ages in the classroom, and fully integrating schools, says a 17-year-old high school senior who has written a book advocating overhaul of the educational system. In...

Operation Compassion: How to radically change the story

Submitted by What’s Good 206 It was a chance encounter with a homeless man that that led University of Washington student Daniel Nguyen to start Operation Compassion last year. It began when an apparently homeless man, a regular Daniel had seen for weeks,...

What’s good? Volunteers in record numbers show compassion

Submitted by What’s Good ‘206’? Some painted walls, others cleaned a preschool inside and out. Others pulled yard cleanup duty. All told, there were more than 12,000 of them — people who came out on Sept. 21, United Way of King County’s...