Three new commissioners appointed to Seattle Housing Authority Board
SEATTLE—April 10, 2018—The Seattle City Council last week and yesterday confirmed Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan’s appointments of Robert Crutchfield, Paul Purcell and Gerald Smiley to at-large positions on the Seattle Housing Authority Board of Commissioners. The seven-member SHA Board of Commissioners includes five at-large positions and two resident positions. The commissioners are appointed to four-year terms by the mayor and confirmed by the City Council.
What Peace Looks Like: Rainier Vista’s Beautify the Block Party
by James Williams Positive energy and children’s laughter overflowed Rainier Vista Central Park last Thursday, October 1, 2015 . It was the first annual “Beautify the Block Party”, an afternoon fo…
Hacking the housing market: Tech teams use open data to help people find affordable homes
Phrases like “housing vouchers” and “senior accessibility” aren’t commonly heard at a weekend hackfest. But those words were the focus of one of Seattle’s largest open data hackathons ever — a unique…
Charles Parrish Is Looking at Your Head
You're a sculptor of heads. Your living room at home is full of heads you've made. Who are they? Let's see. Down the line, there's Leonardo da Vinci, Desmond Tutu, Albert Einstein, Beethoven. Ah, here's Edwin T. Pratt. A Native American. Michael Jordan, Abraham Lincoln, Mother Queen, John Stanford, Van Carvinton, George Washington. Here's a portrait of myself. Um, Booker T. Washington, Martin Luther King Jr. Let's see now, one called Black Southerner, Forest Whitaker,...
Video: Parade, festival launch West Seattle Bee Garden
The West Seattle Bee Garden is officially launched! As you'll see in our video, Seattle Police motorcycle officers, the Sounders' Sound Wave musicians, City Council President Sally Clark were part of the parade bringing the bees to the garden from West Seattle Elementary at midday today - along with lots of kids, from Roxhill Elementary as well ...
Road Map Region Parent Forum
The Road Map Project is a community- wide effort aimed at improving education to drive dramatic improvement in student achievement from cradle to college and career in South King County and South Seattle.