Happy summer! This month we highlight the City of Seattle’s Equitable Development Initiative Fund, which recently awarded $5.5 million to ten underserved communities working to retain a presence for everyone during this period of severe displacement; and the recent Imagine Africatown Design Weekend.
On Tuesday, May 15, EW commemorated Affordable Housing Week by welcoming guest speaker Evelyn Thomas Allen of Catholic Community Services of Western Washingtonand the Black Community Impact Alliance. Evelyn shared her own story as a young Black woman experiencing the displacement of communities of color from neighborhoods they had historically called home;
This month we’re focusing on Seattle’s Housing Affordability and Living Agenda (HALA) and Mandatory Housing Affordability (MHA) rezoning. And, EW has a busy schedule of great activities coming up this spring. Please read on to learn more, and mark your calendar to join us! HALA/MHA Upcoming EW Events: EW at UW Headlines, Earth Day Celebration,
Best wishes from Environmental Works for a happy and healthy 2018! If your New Yearâ€™s resolutions include doing more to help others in our community, read on for a discussion of food bank design, and how you can support food security for all in Washington. Food Security and Food Bank Design in Washington In Case