Here is the headline stream from the Rainier Beach Emergency Hub during the recent city-wide drill, with contributions from Jordan Lui, Sam Woldemariam, Vanessa Ingram and Ken Gillgren.
Strengthening the neighborhood through beautification increases public activity by 72%, and the more we know our neighbors, the safer we will be.
Interview with Emily and Rebecca on their experiences and learnings Selected tweets posted during the drill: Rainier Beach Emergency Drill, June 2016 Complete log of tweets:
September 8, 2014 As elementary children return to school sporting new trendy backpacks splashed with Lego and Frozen logos, I wonder, have they heard about Michael Brown’s story in Ferguson, Missouri? Do children have an opinion about the racial injustices that plague their communities? If children where featured panelists on CNN, could they contribute […]
This Fourth of July. Me and friends went to view the fireworks at Seattle center by the Space Needle…I guess this is the. Celebration of our independence. The question is are we really independent? We may be independent from other countries, but inside the states we don’t feel independent at all we are still trying […]
An open mic event called Empire Nights takes place on the third Saturday of every month. This event brings us together as a community. Everyone who comes to Empire Nights continue to help us grow stronger and celebrate one another—Happy Birthday Empire Nights. Top 2 highlights of the event 1. I loved how everyone came out […]
Many of us have been through hard times and good times with our family. For me, family has been the number one thing that I am dedicated to. This is because I love my family. I also know that family helps to support our hopes and dreams. Keep your family close and your hopes and […]
On October 26, 2012 at 8:00pm, the organizers of “Cultivate” hosted another open mic at Harambee. Top 2 highlights of the event 1. Each citizen journalist from the S.E. Seattle FreedomNet performed, and blew the crowd away. 2. I was proud of my generation and the talent each of us showed in our performances. It […]
Every Thursday, Seattle’s Union Gospel Mission hosts a special event called Urban Roots. It’s a very great summer program for community organized by Tali, a resident of Rainier Beach. Tali is an amazing and strong role model for our community. Tali teaches us many life lessons. His teachings are real because he doesn’t sugar coat anything. For […]