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Reimagine Seattle: Jamaar Smiley

Re-Imagine Seattle by Jamaar Smiley Play…Inside the retro ice cream shop integrating its way into the gentrified ground zero of Seattle’s South End.Play…Up and down the street. Where side looks from neighboring elders are replaced with sirens and sidearms.Play…In the shops that stand on their last leg. While corporate wolves… [ Keep reading ]

Reimagine Seattle Storytelling Project

UPDATED: June 14, 2022 The challenges of the last two years have been immense and impacted each one of us. They have laid bare deep inequities and racial disparities in our culture. They have changed the way we live, the way we work, and the way we show up for… [ Keep reading ]

Reimagine Seattle: Timothy White Eagle

Video by Timothy White Eagle Join Seattle artist Timothy White Eagle around the campfire as he shares a story about the origin of our destructive consumption habits, the importance of holding each other in community, and his hopes for a reconnection with the cosmos. Timothy White Eagle is a mixed… [ Keep reading ]

Reimagine Seattle: Mark Mendez

The Lake City Way by Mark Mendez As I write this, my heart breaks for the seven businesses in the heart of Lake City that have just been destroyed by a fire caused by arson. The fire quickly spread throughout the building, collapsing the roof in only 30 minutes. Most… [ Keep reading ]

Reimagine Seattle: Nam Nice

Words and photos by Nam Nice I would be lying if I said I had a great year. I don’t think most people are having the best year, with everything going on. This year has made me more aware of my surroundings and those in my life; how vulnerable we… [ Keep reading ]

Reimagine Seattle: Jasmine Pulido

CHAZ/CHOP: A Potential Glimpse into the Future of Seattle By Jasmine M. Pulido 2020: This singular year has felt equivalent to 10 mental-health years. Maybe even 25. We have gone through so much on both a personal and societal level. Out of all these events, I take particular interest in… [ Keep reading ]

Reimagine Seattle: Natasha Marin

Reimagine Seattle by Natasha Marin How have the events of this year changed you and/or your community? I am only one person, not the designated spokesperson for entire communities. Personally, every year changes me. I call this Growth. There were countless opportunities for growth this year. I have watched the… [ Keep reading ]

Reimagine Seattle: Monyee Chau

Sharing Juk by Monyee Chau Chinatown and Chinese restaurants are where we learn how food and shared meals build and strengthen our communities; how food becomes a universal translation of the labor of love. How I understood that the “I love you”s came in the form of a steamed fish… [ Keep reading ]

Meet the young Black leaders at the center of Eli’s Park Project

In our latest video, hear the story behind the Eli’s Park Project Teen Advisory Team, a group of Black, female teens leading change in North Seattle. Through community organizing, outreach, and performance they are working to engage community members and help create an accessible, inclusive, nature-based park where people of… [ Keep reading ]

Young BIPOC Community Members Envision Food Security Solutions through Racial Justice Fellowship

Over the summer, Seattle Parks and Recreation’s Urban Food Systems partnered with the Seattle Public Library to co-create BLOOM (Beginning Leadership for Organizing and Orchard Management), a college level, food and racial justice fellowship designed to create space for young adults to imagine solutions to food security challenges occurring during… [ Keep reading ]