Light rail is coming to North Seattle and in transit-years, 2024 is just around the corner!

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Councilmember Debora Juarez asks everyone to be on the same team during this process, in response to an attendee’s attempt to monopolize the introductions with a specific concern.

The City of Seattle’s Office of Planning and Community Development (OPCD) hosted an open house in North Seattle on March 13 at Ingraham High School. There was a fantastic buzz in the room and a wonderful two hours of discussions.

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The City of Seattle’s analysis of displacement risk and areas of opportunity maps were shared to help attendees focus on equity concerns.

The event was attended by Councilmember Juarez, Sound Transit and Seattle Department of Transportation representatives. Community members had opportunities to provide feedback about transit connections, sidewalks, future development and express concerns about parks and equity. There were over one hundred people in attendance.

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Over one hundred people gathered at Ingraham High School on March 13 to talk about the future of North Seattle.


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Eloise Nicholson tells her story of living at Halcyon, “The prospect of losing our homes is devastating; It’s like someone came and robbed my life”.

Last Friday, January 18, 2019, Councilmember Sawant hosted a hearing that featured several residents facing eviction, telling their stories. Testimony was powerful, moving and conveyed the sense of love these neighbors have for each other. One woman who was formerly homeless held up photos from her garden and mentioned she provides vegetables for her neighbors who cannot make it to the market.


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