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Community Liaison Abdirahman Hashi shares the Somali American experience

Abdirahman Hashi is a veteran workforce development and human services professional with an extensive background in employment, training, housing, public health, and community relations. In his work, Abdi addresses socio-economic barriers, health disparities and racial equity in the greater King County region. He offers technical assistance to grassroot organizations and… [ Keep reading ]

Community Liaison Rocio Briones talks about how to support Latinx businesses

Though Seattle may seem like a highly connected city, some of our most vulnerable residents lack consistent access to computers, smart phones, and reliable internet. To amplify and understand the needs of these residents, Community Liaisons partnered with members of the City of Seattle’s Internet for All Working Group to… [ Keep reading ]

The Vietnamese American Community and COVID-19 by Trang Hoang

Though Seattle may seem like a highly connected city, some of our most vulnerable residents lack consistent access to computers, smart phones, and reliable internet. To amplify and understand the needs of these residents, Community Liaisons partnered with members of the City of Seattle’s Internet for All Working Group to… [ Keep reading ]

Community Liaison Amanda Richer Goes inside One Health Clinic to Learn about the Digital Gap

Amanda J. Richer has experienced homelessness herself and is familiar with many of the issues the unhoused community faces. For this project, she talked with One Health Clinic to learn the needs of their clients so she could bring those stories back to City staff. Why did you choose to… [ Keep reading ]

Reimagine Seattle: ChrisTiana ObeySumner

Hindsight – Reflections on 2020 by ChrisTiana ObeySumner I have been calling 2020 the “existential master class in inequity” because it was the year that the universe kept pelting society in the face with glaringly obvious injustices and systemic violence towards communities who’ve been trying to tell us this whole… [ Keep reading ]

Reimagine Seattle: Henry Liu

words & video by Henry Liu In response to COVID-19, I started a project of delivering culturally appropriate groceries and providing internet services to over 1,000 marginalized families living in Chinatown. To ensure the grocery items meet the dietary needs of my ethnically-diverse audiences, I telecommunicate with housing managers, residents,… [ Keep reading ]

Reimagine Seattle: Roxanne White

Reimagine Seattle by Roxanne White I am Roxanne White. I am Nez Perce, Yakama, Nooksack and Aaniiih (Gros Ventre) Nations. I want to honor our ways and acknowledge that I am a guest to this Coast Salish territory. I acknowledge that these are the ancestral homelands of the Duwamish, Suqumish,… [ Keep reading ]

Reimagine Seattle: Mariela Camara

words and posters by Mariela Camara When given the opportunity to contribute to the Reimagine Seattle campaign, I instantly knew this was something I wanted to embark on, but not alone. After 20 years in the City, I have developed relationships with many BIPOC communities and especially women, girls, femmes,… [ Keep reading ]

Reimagine Seattle: Beverly Aarons

The Gift of Beauty by Beverly Aarons Think big. Think radical. Think innovative. That’s the mind frame we should step into when “reimagining” Seattle, right? Maybe. And, it depends. That’s how I began – thinking deeply about affordable housing, poverty, and the mental illness and drug addiction ailing many in… [ Keep reading ]

Reimagine Seattle: John Wesley Sargent

Reimagining Seattle by John Wesley Sargent I am proudly a native Texan turned New Yorker (2011-1018) who moved to Seattle in the summer of 2018. What right do I have to reimagine this city? There are architects, engineers, city planners, designers, politicians, business leaders, activists, and community organizers with far… [ Keep reading ]