Posts for 'People’s Budget'

Voices of the People’s Budget

November 14th, 2014

On the evening of October 30th, labor leaders, community organizers, social service providers, and engaged citizens came together for a People’s Budget Town Hall. Here they shared their concerns about the Mayor’s business as usual budget and began a conversation about what is necessary to make Seattle affordable for all. Below are some excerpts from some of the […]

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Support $15 for City Employees, Human Services Funding, Affordable Housing, and the Fight against Income Inequality

November 12th, 2014

Come to the City Council Budget Meeting, 8:30 am on Friday, Nov. 14th Dear Sisters and Brothers, On Friday, November 14th, from 8:30 am to 12:00 noon, the Seattle City Council will vote on its amendments to Mayor Murray’s 2015-2016 proposed budget. While waging a broader struggle against a business as usual budget, I am […]

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Voices of the People’s Budget: Robby Stern, Puget Sound Advocates for Retirement Action

November 12th, 2014

This is the sixth part in our series, “Voices of the People’s Budget.” On the evening of October 30th, labor leaders, community organizers, social service providers, and engaged citizens came together for a People’s Budget Town Hall. Here they shared their concerns about the Mayor’s business as usual budget and began a conversation about what is necessary to make […]

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Voices of the People’s Budget: Jess Spear of 15 Now

November 12th, 2014

This is the fifth part in our series, “Voices of the People’s Budget.” On the evening of October 30th, labor leaders, community organizers, social service providers, and engaged citizens came together for a People’s Budget Town Hall. Here they shared their concerns about the Mayor’s business as usual budget and began a conversation about what is necessary to make […]

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Voices of the People’s Budget: Katie Wilson of the Transit Riders Union

November 12th, 2014

This is the fourth part in our series, “Voices of the People’s Budget.” On the evening of October 30th, labor leaders, community organizers, social service providers, and engaged citizens came together for a People’s Budget Town Hall. Here they shared their concerns about the Mayor’s business as usual budget and began a conversation about what is necessary to make […]

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Voices of the People’s Budget: Cariño Barragan Taloncon of Casa Latina

November 6th, 2014

This is the third part in our series, “Voices of the People’s Budget.” On the evening of October 30th, labor leaders, community organizers, social service providers, and engaged citizens came together for a People’s Budget Town Hall. Here they shared their concerns about the Mayor’s business as usual budget and began a conversation about what is necessary to make […]

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Voices of the People’s Budget: John Fox of the Seattle Displacement Coalition

November 4th, 2014

This is the second part in our series, “Voices of the People’s Budget.” On the evening of October 30th, labor leaders, community organizers, social service providers, and engaged citizens came together for a People’s Budget Town Hall. Here they shared their concerns about the Mayor’s business as usual budget and began a conversation about what is necessary to […]

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Voices of the People’s Budget: Sharon Lee on Affordable Housing

November 3rd, 2014

This is the first part in our series, “Voices of the People’s Budget.” On the evening of October 30th, labor leaders, community organizers, social service providers, and engaged citizens came together for a People’s Budget Town Hall. Here they shared their concerns about the Mayor’s business as usual budget and began a conversation about what is necessary to […]

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Voices of the People’s Budget: Kshama Sawant Opening Remarks

November 1st, 2014

On the evening of October 30th, labor leaders, community organizers, social service providers, and engaged citizens came together for a People’s Budget Town Hall. Here they shared their concerns about the Mayor’s business as usual budget and began a conversation about what is necessary to make Seattle affordable for all. Kshama Sawant’s Opening Remarks at the People’s Budget […]

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October 30th 6pm: People’s Budget Town Hall with Kshama Sawant

October 24th, 2014

Councilmember Kshama Sawant will host a Town Hall on the People’s Budget Thursday, October 30th 6:00PM Council Chambers Seattle City Hall 2nd Floor, 600 4th Ave Seattle is becoming increasingly unaffordable for the majority of people. While we face the fastest increases in rents, massive cuts to transit and social services, and rising homelessness, the […]

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