David Wertheimer of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation on Partnering with the Washington Youth & Families Fund

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  • Published on Saturday, January 24 2015

David Wertheimer, Deputy Director of the Pacific Northwest Initiative at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, talks about what motivates the Foundation to be a partner in the Washington Youth & Families Fund. Excerpted from an interview held as part of the Fund's 10-Year Anniversary Celebration on December 10, 2014, during which Governor Jay Inslee and 38 representatives from philanthropy, business, workforce, education, housing and communities across Washington State pledged to make youth and family homelessness rare, brief and one time by 2020.