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Ask a Foster Parent

KUOW along with the foster care agency Amara is hosting ‘Ask A Foster Parent’ May 12th. To learn more and sign up go here

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Ask A Seattle Newcomer: Beat the ‘Freeze’

Seattle is one of the fastest growing cities in the United States. Why are people moving here? It’s an attractive place. Businesses are growing and resettling here; there’s a building boom; the cultural and natural attractions are numerous. What’s not to like? But being the new person in any town…

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Ask a Cop, get beyond ‘protect and serve’

“To protect and serve.” That’s the motto of many police agencies. But recent police shootings in Seattle and around the nation have undermined respect for the job cops do. What do cops from around King County have to say about the role they play in our society? Most of us…

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‘When do we get past the starting point?’ Ask a transgender person

Transgender people are coming out (to welcome and rejection) more now than ever. We learn something about their experiences in news of a looming military service ban, from prominent transgender celebrities, TV shows and movies. But many of us don’t have personal connections with transgender people. KUOW’s “Ask A…” series…

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Ask a Muslim, close the knowledge gap

Islam is the fastest growing religion in the world today. In 2010, researchers counted 1.6 billion Muslims around the globe; approximately 23 percent of the world population. There are 3.3 million Muslims in the United States; approximately 1 percent of our population. In the wake of 9/11, President George Bush said this about Muslim Americans:…

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