Seattle Women’s March 2.0–2018

From the people who brought you the Women’s March of 2017 comes a new event to commemorate the anniversary of that historic day and kick off a new year of activism.  Return to Cal Anderson Park on January 20 at 10 a.m. for Seattle Women’s March 2.0–2018. Visit the event webpage on Facebook for more details and updates: https://www.facebook.com/events/2060643887505131/

NE 65th St. Vision Zero Project Wants Your Feedback

The Vision Zero Project has a mission: end traffic deaths and serious injuries along the NE 65th St. corridor by 2030. To that end, Vision Zero has conducted two community forums since February of this year to identify challenges and potential solutions to make the sometimes treacherous thoroughfare safer. Some short-term safety improvements were implemented this year, and long-term design changes that take into account the opening of the Roosevelt Link station (on the horizon in 2021), and the increased challenges of moving transit, bikers, walkers, and drivers along the busy arterial are due to be completed in January 2018. Read More …

Lake City Future First to host the final Community Conversation of 2017

Our friends at Lake City Future First are hosting their last Community Conversation of the year at the Lake City Community Center, December 13 at 6:30 p.m. The FREE event will feature complimentary food, music, and information about how to engage with local businesses and programs as a volunteer. Visitors are asked to bring a donation of socks, whole grain cereals, canned tuna, chicken, tomato sauces, or peanut butter which will be distributed to those in need by North Helpline.

SDOT Public Meeting 10/21

Many of you know that the 35th Ave NE repaving project is about to change how 35th Ave NE flows. What is certain in the Seattle Department of Transportation’s design is the addition of a protected bike lane(s). The channelization of 35th Ave NE will move parking to the east side of the street and remove the alternating rush hour parking restrictions currently in place on the east and west sides between NE 65th St and NE 85th St. The WCC had a preliminary meeting with the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) yesterday to discuss what the channelization means to Read More …

Benifit show for Wedgwood’s Future Park

Happy 4th Everyone!! In just 11 days there is a family friendly event happening at 7:30 pm on Saturday July 15th @ the Wedgwood Ale House. The first set is at 8pm with a second set following at 9pm. The Benefit is all ages show, and your presence and donation will help to raise money for the design of Wedgwood’s future park on 35th Ave NE & NE 86th St. The park is currently scheduled to start design in 2018 and construction beginning in 2019. Wedgwood’s own, The Civillians are donating their time and talents for this community driven event. Robert Read More …

Wanted! Board members for North East Seattle Together

The following is a description of how you can get involved in North East Seattle Together (NEST) as they continue to ensure community members are able to live safely and confidently in their homes as they grow older. You can learn more about NEST and other opportunities with the organization here. **** NEST is currently seeking enthusiastic, responsible, collaborative individuals who are eager to engage in ensuring that NEST is a vibrantly thriving organization. As the governing board for a small, emerging nonprofit organization, each board member is expected to play an active role on the board. NEST offers clearly Read More …