Posts for 'Civil Rights'

Growth and Displacement Vulnerability Risk Index

May 6th, 2015

What will it say about us as a City if, in doing so, we select the alternative that has the greatest displacement impacts on low income and people of color?

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Turning Commitment into Action for the Arts

May 4th, 2015

What steps can we take to remove barriers to racial equity within arts organizations?

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Apply for Funding by March 27!

March 2nd, 2015

Are you a community group with ideas for advancing racial equity?

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One Night Count Numbers Jump 21%

January 23rd, 2015

Each year the Seattle/King County Coalition on Homelessness, organizes a one night count of people all over King County sleeping in their cars, in doorways, under bridges, in greenbelts, and in doorways.  This year 1000 people participated in the count.  This year, these volunteers counted 3,772 people without shelter in King County last night.  This […]

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LGBTQ at Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute

December 15th, 2014

Bearing Witness at Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute on December 17th.

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Local Progress 2014 Convening In NYC & A Call for Action

December 5th, 2014

I stand with the multitudes who are mobilizing and saying “enough is enough.”

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Motion to Consider Limited Fossil Fuel Divestment Passes

November 21st, 2014

The intent is to do only what’s responsible to the pension-system and t0 those invested in it, using the most cost-efficient timing.

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Mayor Announces Public Symposium on Medical Marijuana

November 13th, 2014

I believe that for I-502 to be successful, the medical marijuana industry needs additional regulation.

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Update on City Actions in Response to Immigration Resolution

October 15th, 2014

What I thought was equally important for the City of Seattle was that the resolution also looked at our own practices and committed the City of Seattle to redouble efforts.

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Indigenous People and Columbus Day

October 14th, 2014

At the core of the current controversy surrounding Columbus Day is the question: what are we celebrating?

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