Michelle Caulfield, Deputy Director of OSE, joined us for a conversation about the pandemic’s impact on local sustainability policy and practices, and how OSE’s work fits with the City’s overall recovery efforts. Watch the recording below — Michelle gives a thorough overview of what sustainability means to the City of Seattle and how it’s investing in community needs — and follow her calls to action!
Kendall LeVan Hodson, Chief of Staff at King County Elections, joined us for a conversation about the pandemic’s impact on local election planning and what voters can expect for the general election in November. Watch the recording below — Kendall shares her wealth of knowledge with warmth and enthusiasm — and follow her calls to action to do your civic duty!
Abel Pacheco, Government and Community Relations Manager for the Central Corridor at Sound Transit, joined us to talk about how the regional transit agency is navigating the pandemic.
On June 18, we were joined by Regan Pro, the Kayla Skinner Deputy Director for Education and Public Engagement at Seattle Art Museum (SAM). SAM is one museum in three locations: it’s building in Downtown Seattle, the Seattle Asian Art Museum in Volunteer Park, and the Olympic Sculpture Park in Belltown. Each year, SAM serves 800,000 people; its mission is to connect art to life. SAM strives to make their global collections relevant, interesting and impactful to all the communities that interact with it .
Our most recent Roadmap to Recovery event was a conversation with Malou Chávez, Deputy Director of Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP). Founded in 1984 to help Central American immigrant communities, NWIRP has expanded to serve 19,000 immigrants per year, representing 160 countries and 70 languages. They have offices in the Yakima valley, Wenatchee, Tacoma and Seattle, and serve immigrants living throughout Washington State. Read more
For our second Roadmap to Recovery event, we were joined by Alex Hudson, executive director of Transportation Choices Coalition (TCC). Founded in 1993, TCC is a policy and advocacy nonprofit dedicated to making transportation accessible to all in Washington State. Focused on structural reform, TCC works upstream to influence legislation and policies that affect funding for departments of transportation and transit agencies.