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Seattle Stands United

This past weekend, the City of Seattle, in partnership with dozens of community-based organizations and coalitions, hosted Seattle United for Immigrants and Refugees Mega-Workshop where 491 legal permanent residents received citizenship assistance and 535 people received immigration legal consultations. The event brought together 800 volunteers to provide a meaningful service… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle is a leader in ‘Green Fleet Management:’ What that means and why it matters

This guest post is from Andrea Pratt, Seattle’s Green Fleet Program Manager. It is thanks to her hard work, and the work of Seattle’s Finance & Administrative Services department that our city continues to lead the way on green fleet management. – J.A.D. Green vehicles are nothing new to the… [ Keep reading ]

Somewhere to Call Home

Shari Wade is one of the thousands of Seattle residents who has experienced homelessness at some point in time in her life. After struggling to get back on her feet, her life was turned around by permanent affordable housing through Pioneer Human Services. Her story reinforces why I am so… [ Keep reading ]

A DREAMer in City Hall

Hello, Seattle My name is Paúl Quiñonez Figueroa, and I’m the External Affairs Liaison covering immigration here in Mayor Durkan’s office. I’m so proud to have the chance to serve all of you – the people of Seattle – as a City of Seattle employee. I’m also proud to be… [ Keep reading ]

Seventh Time’s the Charm

Hello, Seattle. On November 28th, the day I officially took office, I crisscrossed the City and was sworn in five times – from Rainier Beach to West Seattle to the Chinatown-International to Phinney Ridge to Lake City. Why? Because I wanted to break with tradition bring City Hall… [ Keep reading ]