Posts for August, 2010

Know A Good Idea When You See It?

August 25th, 2010

by Gene Homicki The Neighborhood workgroup needs to rapidly sort almost 150 ideas on how to improve Seattle neighborhoods while kick-starting us down the path toward carbon neutrality.   Would you like to see more local mom & pop shops within walking distance?  How about better infrastructure for electric bicycles and other vehicles?  Perhaps you’d like […]

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Community Ideas

August 25th, 2010

The Council recognizes there is a wealth of projects and initiatives happening in our community today that are enabling our city to reach its climate protections goals. To highlight and support this existing good work, and to gather ideas from a broad set of residents, the Council is seeking recommendations from community members on what Seattle is and should be doing to continue on the path towards carbon neutrality.

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Join us at the Community Forum, September 14

August 25th, 2010

In January of this year, the Seattle City Council announced that that achieving carbon neutrality was one of its priorities. In May, Van Jones came to Seattle and spoke about the incredible opportunity Seattle has to make history and to continue to make opportunities for other cities to do the right thing.

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Casa Latina Field Trip

August 23rd, 2010

Last week I took a trip to the Casa Latina Day Worker’s Center on 17th Ave S. Over 700 new immigrants enroll in Casa Latina programs each year helping them to build key skills that they need to live in Seattle. The Executive Director of Casa Latina, Hilary Stern, welcomed us at 6:45 am. She […]

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