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City Council Passes Juarez’s Resolution Recognizing Historical Trauma of Indian Boarding Schools

The resolution supports Sec. of the Interior Deb Haaland’s Truth and Healing Commission Councilmember Debora Juarez (District 5, North Seattle), Chair of the Council’s Public Assets and Native Communities Committee, sponsored Resolution 32018, supporting the U.S. Department of Interior’s Indian Boarding School Initiative and the Truth and Healing Commission, a resolution that the Council passed […]

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Councilmember Debora Juarez Celebrates Naming of ‘John Lewis Bridge’

Northgate Pedestrian Bridge name recognition increases BIPOC representation in North Seattle  Councilmember Debora Juarez (District 5, North Seattle), Chair of the Council’s Public Assets and Native Communities Committee, joined with her colleagues today for an 8-0 vote in favor of Council Bill 120145 an ordinance naming the pedestrian and bicycle bridge across Interstate 5, connecting […]

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Council Approves Land Transfer to Expand Lake City Memorial Triangle

SEATTLE – Councilmember Debora Juarez (District 5, North Seattle), together with her colleagues, approved legislation during today’s Full Council meeting that would transfer ownership of land located at the intersection of Bartlett Avenue Northeast and Sand Point Way Northeast to the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT). This land will expand the size of the Lake City Memorial Triangle, […]

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Councilmembers Debora Juarez, Alex Pedersen Celebrate Biden Administration Canceling Sale of Seattle’s National Archives Facility

Councilmember Debora Juarez (District 5, North Seattle) and Councilmember Alex Pedersen (District 4, Northeast Seattle) applauded the Biden Administration for rejecting the pending sale by the U.S. government of the National Archives facility in Seattle. The two also thanked Attorney General Bob Ferguson, local tribal nations, and community activists for their support in bringing this […]

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Councilmember Debora Juarez, Council, Honor Seattle Public Library’s Chief Librarian Marcellus Turner

Councilmember Debora Juarez (District 5, North Seattle) and her Council colleagues honored Seattle Public Library’s Chief Librarian and Executive Director Marcellus Turner with a proclamation today. Turner is leaving the City of Seattle after 10 years to return to the South. Turner led the Seattle Public Library during two successful levies in 2012 and 2019. […]

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Councilmember Debora Juarez, Council, Tribal Community Members Honor Late Snoqualmie Chief Andy de los Angeles

Councilmember Debora Juarez (District 5, North Seattle) and her Council colleagues honored late Snoqualmie Chief Andres “Andy” Juan de los Angeles with a proclamation, recognizing the former Chairman of the Snoqualmie Tribe for his civil and tribal rights contributions.  Chief Andy was an Indigenous civil rights leader, best known for leading a decades-long movement that […]

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Councilmember Debora Juarez’s Statement on Lake City Business Center Fire

Councilmember Debora Juarez (District 5, North Seattle) learned that Seattle Police with Seattle Fire responded on the evening of Dec. 28 to a possible burglary that turned into a large fire late Monday evening, destroying several businesses in the Lake City neighborhood. As a resident of the neighborhood, Councilmember Debora Juarez visited the site of […]

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Councilmember Debora Juarez Celebrates Renaming of ‘Hayashi Avenue’ with Lake City Community

SEATTLE – Councilmember Debora Juarez (District 5, North Seattle), Chair of the Council’s Public Assets and Native Communities Committee, joined with constituents and community members on Friday at the Lake City Library to celebrate the renaming of 28th Avenue NE to ‘Hayashi Avenue’. The community-led street renaming was memorialized with Resolution 31967 and honors the Hayashi family. The Hayashi Family […]

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Councilmember Juarez’s Statement Following Chief Best Retirement Announcement

Councilmember Debora Juarez (District 5, North Seattle), Chair of the Council’s Public Assets and Native Communities Committee, issued the following statement after Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best announced she is retiring: “I was disheartened to hear of Chief Best’s resignation. She has dedicated nearly thirty years of service to the people of Seattle, and for […]

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“Internet for All” Resolution Passage Renews Efforts to Expand Affordable Internet Access

COVID-19 crisis reinforces need for universal broadband access and adoption to address inequities Reinvigorating efforts to pursue universal access to the internet, the City Council approved today the “Internet for All” resolution introduced by Council President M. Lorena Gonzalez (Position 9, Citywide), Councilmember Alex Pedersen (District 4), and Councilmember Debora Juarez (District 5). The COVID-19 […]

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