Erin Murphy

Google + Gubernatorial Hangout

By erin | February 5, 2015 | 0 Comment

In 2012, Firesteel and the YWCA Seattle I King I Snohomish hosted two Washington governor candidate Hangouts to discuss issues that women prioritize. Democratic candidate Jay Inslee and Republican candidate Rob McKenna joined us for individual Google + Hangouts with participation from WLIHA, WSCADV, Seattle CityClub, YWCA of Walla Walla, YWCA of Seattle I King I Snohomish and […]

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No One Should Be Forced Campaign

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Developed in partnership with Washington Anti-trafficking Response Network (WARN), Washington Advisory Committee on Trafficking (WashACT), Seattle Police Department, WA Attorney General’s Office, and King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, this campaign aims to enable human trafficking victims to identify themselves in order to access services. Since the launch of this campaign in November 2010 calls from […]

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Community Giving Campaigns

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Every year, the YWCA School Days and Adopt A Family annual community giving programs provide nearly $500,000 in resources to YWCA families in need. I manage these programs and guided program evaluations that led to changes in order to better serve our families.         In 2014, more than 500 donors gave almost […]

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Spark Change Podcast

By erin | January 21, 2015 | 0 Comment

Spark Change is a podcast hosted by Firesteel.  It is available in audio form on Itunes and also on video thanks to Google + Hangout such as the example below. Erin and Denise discuss digital advocacy trends.  

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Take Part Live

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I was invited as a guest expert on the show Take Part Live to speak on the topic of homelessness. My segment is captured below:

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Ngecha Children’s Mural

By erin | December 28, 2014 | 0 Comment

The Ngecha Artist Association in Kenya hosted a 3 day mural workshop for 15 children in their community, summer of 2010. Providing materials for the children, ownership was given to the kids to tell their stories with a paintbrush for the whole town to see. This project was part of my graduate research and thesis.

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Finding Our Way

By erin | November 24, 2014 | 0 Comment

The “Finding Our Way” StoryCorps project invited families who have experienced homelessness to tell their stories in their own words by sharing 40 minutes of uninterrupted conversation with a friend or a loved one. In addition to recording stories with families touched directly by homelessness in three counties—Snohomish, King and Pierce—StoryCorps also captured reflections from advocates […]

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