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Posts for 'Race & Social Justice'

2012 Jeanette Williams Award and Paid Sick and Safe Leave

November 1st, 2012

The US is unique among industrialized nations: 135 other countries already have laws in place mandating paid sick days

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Rental Housing Registration and Inspection Ordinance Signed Into Law By Mayor

October 10th, 2012

We can be successful in guaranteeing safer rental housing while also preserving existing rental housing for the long term.

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The Art of Social Change

October 8th, 2012

This Friday, I will participate on a panel for the Social Change Symposium’s “Arts Education & Racial Justice” workshop to be held at Seattle Center.

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New Audit on MFTE Program Released Today

September 19th, 2012

About 1 in 5 renters spend more than half of their income on rent and more than half of this group have incomes less than 30% median income.

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City leaders propose new cannabis regulations

September 12th, 2012

We don’t want to repeat what is happening in Los Angeles, where law enforcement raids shut down operations of good and bad businesses alike and eventually City Council banned dispensaries altogether.

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Urban Politics #325: The Yesler Terrace Redevelopment Project

September 10th, 2012

It is the Council’s duty to watchdog this legislation as it is implemented and to work with SHA and the community to assure that every requirement that is in this legislation is met.

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The Yesler Terrace Redevelopment Project

September 10th, 2012

It is the Council’s duty to watchdog this legislation as it is implemented and to work with SHA and the community to assure that every requirement that is in this legislation is met.

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Arts & Social Change Symposium

August 20th, 2012

Friday 8/24 deadline for artist applying to exhibit at Arts & Social Change Symposium at Seattle Center October 12th and 13th!

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New Foreclosure Relief Program

August 8th, 2012

Between 2009-2012 the foreclosure crisis is projected to cost Washington communities, homeowners and local governments approximately $3.7 billion

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Caregiver Stress & Support Services

July 25th, 2012

In 2007, King County was home to an estimated 210,000 unpaid family caregivers

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