Posts for November, 2017

Speech by Councilmember Kshama Sawant for Charleena Lyles Press Conference with Andre Taylor and Other Activists

November 17th, 2017

SEATTLE – On November 17, 2017 I made the following remarks after a press conference held by Andre Taylor and other Activists in reaction to the Force Review Board’s preliminary results in the pending investigation of the death of Charleena Lyles: “The decision of the Seattle Police Department’s Force Review Board is shameful. According to […]

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Call and Email your Councilmember to Say: Stop the Sweeps and Pass the HOMES Tax!

November 7th, 2017

Phone Script: Dear Councilmember ______, Hundreds of Seattle’s ordinary people – your constituents – spoke resoundingly, with one voice, at the budget committee public hearing on Nov 1st. We told City Council to Stop the Sweeps and pass the HOMES Tax in this year’s city budget! We said the inhumane and ineffective sweeps of human […]

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Nov 1 City Hall Campout & Die-In a Smashing Success! Stop the Sweeps, Tax Big Business to Fund Housing & Services!

November 2nd, 2017

Congratulations to the hundreds of ordinary people who came out on November 1 for a 4.5-hour public hearing, all-night rally and campout inside City Hall, culminating in a powerful die-in the next morning commemorating the 66 houseless people, including a baby, who have died this year so far on the streets! The message of the community […]

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