Community Support for Family of South Park Shooting Victim; Comm Shop; Your Voice Your Choice Project Development Meetings in D1 Starting Feb. 26; Small Business Advisory Council; Destination Delridge

Community Support for Family of South Park Shooting Victim Sadly, Dallas Esparza, the teenager who was shot in South Park on February 7, has passed away. Please consider donating to the gofundme page set up for Community Support for his family. The page notes, “This boy, who grew up in SP along with his brothers, […]

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Fauntleroy Watershed Council Annual Report; New Parking Legislation Proposal; Bus Service to Admiral and Alki; In-District Office Hours

Fauntleroy Watershed Council Annual Report In my Civil Rights, Utilities, Economic Development, and Arts committee meeting on Tuesday we heard from the Fauntleroy Watershed Council who presented their annual report. The Fauntleroy Watershed Council is a venue for volunteers interested supporting and maintaining the Fauntleroy Creek, Park, and other natural areas within the Fauntleroy watershed. […]

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My Letter to the Progressive Revenue Taskforce: Tax Big Business to Raise $200 Million/Year

February 15, 2018 Dear members of the Progressive Revenue Taskforce; CC: Mayor Durkan and Councilmembers; Soon you will make your final recommendation to the City Council about taxing big business to fund affordable housing and homeless services. As you deliberate, the political establishment may urge you to confine yourselves to a narrow framework that does […]

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Councilmember Sawant to Hold Hearing to End Cuts to Women’s Homeless Services and Advocate for Big Business Tax to Fund Publicly-Owned Affordable Housing

Councilmember Kshama Sawant (District 3, Central Seattle) will host a Council meeting tonight at 6:00 p.m. in City Hall Chambers to discuss recent cuts to women’s shelters and homeless services after the Seattle Human Services Department recently rebid their homeless services contracts. Sawant and committee members will engage directly with providers from the Women’s Housing, […]

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South Park; Second West Seattle Tree Cutting Settlement; Amazon Meeting; How Will Sound Transit Develop a Preferred Alternative for West Seattle Light Rail?

South Park Like you, I was shocked, saddened, outraged, and worried for the safety of my neighbors when we learned about the shooting of one of our South Park children. Wednesday evening, I was at the Denny/Sealth PTSA Safety meeting at Neighborhood House in High Point when the officers that were the presenting guests were […]

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#TeresaTuesday – February 2018

One Month Into 2018 It has been an exciting couple of weeks for our office. Our Chief of Staff, Sejal Parikh, came on board on February 1st. Joining Policy Advisor Michael Maddux, Office Manager Faride Cuevas, and Scheduler/Community Outreach lead Aretha Basu, #TeamTeresa is continuing to move forward with an agenda that protects workers’ rights, supports women and minority […]

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Seattle Stands United

This past weekend, the City of Seattle, in partnership with dozens of community-based organizations and coalitions, hosted Seattle United for Immigrants and Refugees Mega-Workshop where 491 legal permanent residents received citizenship assistance and 535 people received immigration legal consultations. The event brought together 800 volunteers to provide a meaningful service for many of our neighbors […]

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Councilmember González: City’s Free Immigration Workshop Promotes Inclusivity, Safety

Councilmember M. Lorena González (Citywide, Pos. 9), Chair of the City Council’s New Americans Committee, issued the following statement related to the Seattle’s Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs’ immigration “mega workshop” that the City of Seattle funds to provide free legal assistance to immigrants and refugees seeking to become U.S. Citizens as well as […]

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Fauntleroy Boulevard Update; Feb. 13 Open House – Light Rail to West Seattle; West Seattle Chamber Meeting; Extreme Rainstorms; Pedestrian Master Plan; Movie Screening: Harvest of Empire

Fauntleroy Boulevard Project Update SDOT has announced that they are putting the Fauntleroy Boulevard Project on hold; their announcement says: “Based on community input and continued coordination with Sound Transit, we are putting construction of the Fauntleroy Boulevard Project on hold. This decision responds to community concerns about prolonged construction and effective use of taxpayer […]

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Councilmembers’ Statement on School Bus Strike Tomorrow

Councilmembers Teresa Mosqueda, Rob Johnson and Lorena González issued the following statement regarding the school bus driver strike set to begin tomorrow: “The people who safely transport our kiddos in Seattle to public schools deserve to be treated with dignity and respect. This must begin with a decent contract with First Student. We stand in […]

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