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#DoorKnockTheBlock: Latinx Unidos!
October 14 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Seattle must be a city that works for everyone, with strong policies that stand up for our vibrant communities. As your City Councilmember and a Latina woman, I will make sure the entire city government is defending our communities that are at increased risk of displacement and face higher rates of force and police aggression. We must recognize that pollution and toxic environments still disproportionately affect people of color. We must defend immigrant workers against raids and ICE intimidation, which will strengthen our entire workforce’s sense of safety and cohesion. We need to fight back through community-driven solutions and make sure our zip codes do not determine our health or life expectancy.
Join us as we focus on issues around Latinx Empowerment! We will be door knocking with our community partners who are passionate about these issues.
If you would like to join us, contact our Field Director Tai at:
- Lead by example by awarding contracts to those that hire locally and include high numbers of women and minority workers and apprentices.
- Fill in the gaps in health care for immigrants and low-income residents – explore San Francisco’s health care law that has successfully provided an option for health care to all their residents.
- Work with communities of color and those who are most at risk of gentrification to create housing and development that is reflective of community needs.
- Develop Social Equity Impact Statements to evaluate new developments to see how they will affect Seattle’s community, economy, housing affordability, & displacement.
- Support Seattle’s Equitable Development Initiative to invest in our community infrastructure and cultural anchors that promote development done right.
- Expand assistance for small loans for businesses through a targeted micro-lending programs in underserved areas throughout Seattle and for women and minority owned businesses.
- Mirror Portland’s MicroMercantes program to create space for small businesses to startup, much like the food innovation zone envisioned in Rainier Beach that just hit a hurdle.
- Support an Independent Community Oversight Board to ensure community-driven solutions to promote trust with our police force – which is good for the public’s health.