Posts for September, 2017

UPDATE Creating a Community of Care for TC5

September 25th, 2017

We received excellent news from the Human Services Department about the future of Tent City 5! Here is their statement: “We are pleased to partner with the Port of Seattle to lease their Tsubota property for the Tent City 5 Interbay City permitted encampment, which is scheduled to move from its current location before their […]

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New Heights and Celebration: Uptown Rezone, Welcoming Our 55th Mayor, Budget Season, International Peace Day

September 21st, 2017

This week has been a whirlwind—and it’s only Thursday! Here are a few reflections on the progress we made this week on issues important to District 7 and our entire City. Our New Mayor:   “What’s happening at City Hall?”   Oh my. It’s true we’ve had three Mayors in a week and the transition has been […]

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Creating a Community of Care for Tent City 5

September 11th, 2017

We have come a long way since Tent City Five (TC5) first came to Interbay two years ago. I am deeply grateful to the compassionate Queen Anne, Magnolia, and Interbay residents and businesses who have built this caring community together. On Wednesday, September 6, I attended a meeting at the Magnolia Community Center hosted jointly by […]

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Our Moral Compass:  Responding to Charlottesville, DACA and Taking Regional Action  

September 6th, 2017

The hatred on display in Charlottesville in August was a shock felt around the world.  Journalists, academics, activists, engaged community members and many thoughtful politicians in our nation — including those of us who have learned from history — continue to think about the implications. Despite the ugliness, the response has been significantly uniform in […]

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