Nonprofits argue they want to see the county treat gun violence with the same urgency as the COVID-19 pandemic.
SEATTLE — Nonprofits are calling on King County leaders to invest millions more to prevent gun violence.
The nonprofits launched a call to action next to Garfield playfield Tuesday night.
“How far are we going to let this go before we all start saying it’s a crisis?” asked Eugene Youngblood, a care coordinator with the Freedom Project.
The Freedom Project is part of The Regional Peacekeepers Collective, a group recognized by King County as nonprofits with the goal of preventing gun violence.
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