Yesterday in the Human Services and Public Health Committee, Council discussed the “Sustainable Solutions for Unsheltered Residents” ordinance, and I’m writing to give an update on the Council deliberations so far. Many of the comments I’ve been hearing in the last few weeks continue to be reflected in the conversation in Committee. Some of the […][More]
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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 […][More]
Last night the Seattle Public Utilities and Neighborhoods Committee and Energy, Technology and Civil Rights Committee hosted a joint Special Committee on utility assistance programs at Chief Sealth High School. This spring, our office has worked with several families facing water shut-offs, navigating the various agencies and programs offering assistance. Trying to comprehend the network […][More]