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Volunteers needed to advise on development plans for Swedish Medical Center – Cherry Hill Campus

Volunteers are needed to serve on the Implementation Advisory Committee (IAC) to provide feedback on projects planned and under development by Swedish Medical Center, Cherry Hill Campus. This committee advises the City of Seattle and the institution on the potential impacts of their campus development on the surrounding neighborhoods. Seattle… [ Keep reading ]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of Tolliver Temple Church of God in Christ

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of Tolliver Temple Church of God in Christ (formerly Sephardic Bikur Holim) located in the Central District at 1915 E. Fir Street at its meeting on May 17, 2023 at 3:30 p.m. Members of the public can attend the meeting in person… [ Keep reading ]

Reimagining Black History Month: Tayah Carlisle

Tayah Carlisle is the Grow Program Coordinator at Young Women Empowered (Y-WE). Grow is a program based out of Marra Farm, that helps young people connect with the Earth in reciprocal relationship, gain practical gardening skills, and grow fresh, culturally-relevant produce. Tayah was born and raised in Seattle’s Central District… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Histories: The CD

The CD By Princess Shareef My parents migrated to Seattle from Texas in 1948 along with many other African American families after WWII. My father, a veteran, used his VA loan and bought the house on Alder Street for $28,000. He and other Black men worked in the shipyards unloading… [ Keep reading ]

Food Equity Fund Grantee Clean Greens Farm and Market Brings “Produce to the People”

Founded in 2007, Clean Greens Farm and Market is a small nonprofit organization established by Black Dollar Days Task Force to provide education around food justice and healthy eating and to grow and supply fresh produce at affordable prices to low-income families. They also organize a youth program that gives… [ Keep reading ]