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Get Engaged Hot Sheet: December 5–12

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We want to make it as easy as possible for you to get involved in your City and your community!

Here are 5 things you can do this week to GET ENGAGED!

Attend a Community Information Session on Increased ICE Arrests of Refugees: This session, hosted by Seattle Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs and Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS), will provide community leaders and community-based organizations a chance to share what they’re seeing and hearing about ICE’s deportation efforts in Seattle-King County, hear from immigration attorneys about recent cases, and get information about where people can go to get legal assistance and other help. (December 6, 5:15pm at Asian Counseling and Referral Service)

Help Clean-Up I-5 Colonnade: Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance is hosting an I-5 Colonnade Work Party on Saturday. All are welcome to lend a hand and come and go as you please. (December 9, 10am-3pm at I-5 Colonnade Bike Park)

Comment on Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) Recommended Projects: TAP is a Federal Highway Administration funding program for community-based transportation improvements such as bicycle/pedestrian facilities, historic preservation of transportation assets, environmental mitigation, and others. The Puget Sound Regional Council has concluded their process to recommend projects for 2017-2020 TAP funds and a list of recommended projects has been released for public comment. Public comment period open through January 25, 2018.

Check out “Learning How to Navigate Seattle Traffic Without Losing Your Mind”: Join Seattle Department of Transportation and TransitCenter at the Seattle Art Museum to completely nerd out on future transportation planning, policy, and innovation! (December 12, 6pm at Seattle Art Museum)

Join a Seattle Design Review Board: The City of Seattle is looking for qualified candidates to fill 15 upcoming openings on the City of Seattle’s Design Review Boards. Board members evaluate the design of new buildings based on citywide and neighborhood-specific design guidelines. Apply by December 15!