Tag: Letter

My letter standing with Crosscut and KTCS workers in their efforts to form a union

July 10th, 2019

I sent the following letter on Tuesday July 9th, 2019 urging the CEO of Cascade Public media urging him to recognize the decision to form a union by the workers at Crosscut and KTCS. Dear Robert Dunlop, CEO Cascade Public Media: As a Seattle City Councilmember and an elected representative of the city’s working people, […]

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My letter to Cadence Real Estate, urging them to accept the demands of the tenants of the Chateau Apartments

July 3rd, 2019

To Cadence Real Estate, Chris Garvin, Barret Johnston, John Garvin:  I am writing to again urge you to transfer the building-based section 8 subsidies to  another building in the Central District, to allow your tenants to remain in their  communities when you demolish their homes.   My office has done outreach and found a not-for-profit affordable […]

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Our Letter with the Community Demanding End of No-Cause Evictions

June 28th, 2019

Thursday, June 27, 2019  Dear Steve and Beau Harer, Glenn and Debra Koehler, and Detente Management;  We are writing to urge you to immediately renew the leases of Mergitu Argo, Mouhamed Tall, Modou Ndiaye, and Lenh Vong. You recently served the four of them with 20-day notice to terminate their tenancy, with no cause or […]

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Solidarity with the Crescent Lounge and the LGBTQ community. Fight against hate crimes in Seattle!

June 27th, 2019

Wednesday June 26, 2019 Dear friends and community members,  My office and I send our solidarity to The Crescent bar on Capitol Hill, whose Pride flag was recently shredded, and The Lumber Yard and The Swallow, who also reported anti-LGBTQ targeting. We stand with the LGBTQ community in condemning these cowardly and hateful acts, and […]

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Heading of Blog Post: Teamster 174 School Bus Drivers Thank You Letter!

March 8th, 2018

Early last year dozens of courageous school bus drivers went on strike for fair wages and healthcare against the massive multi-national corporation First Student. My office and Socialist Alternative were on the picket lines every day, and stood with workers however possible to force First Student to cede the workers demands. In the end, the […]

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