We live, work, organize, and create in the Chinatown-International District. We have a message for the City, Mayor Jenny Durkan, and the Seattle Police Department: We will not allow you to use us as a wedge to sow division between communities of color and discredit the labor and lived experience of Black people. We are … Continue reading Black Lives Matter! Invest in Communities Not Cops!
The CID Coalition strongly opposes all sweeps, which criminalize poverty, treat unhoused people with aggression and displacement instead of compassion and dignity, and escalate the spread of COVID-19. We know that the local government has millions of dollars earmarked to house people safely, and that they only needed a few more days to house many … Continue reading Stop the Sweeps! Housing Is a Human Right!
Thanks for joining us at today's virtual History Café 'at' the Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI!) If you'd like to dig a little deeper, donate to mutual aid, or help out in the COVID-19 response, here are some resources. Lend a helping hand: Stop the Sweeps – fund sanitation, shelter & stable housing to … Continue reading MOHAI History Café – May 2020 Resources
In response to the COVID-19 crisis, on Monday, April 20th, Seattle City Council is considering temporary changes to the International Special Review District (ISRD) process — putting review of large development projects in the Chinatown-International District (CID) on hold for 60 days, since in-person public meetings (and thus public input) are not currently possible due … Continue reading Tell City Council to Stop Disaster Gentrification in the CID!
Seattle Artist Coalition for Equitable Development announced Thursday, August 1st, that KODA Condominiums/Da-Li Development is the recipient of its first ever Artwashing Achievement Award. In solidarity with ongoing anti-displacement efforts of the Chinatown International District (CID) Coalition/Humbows Not Hotels, Parisol // Pacific Rim Solidarity Network, Seattle Asians for Black Lives, the Historically Redlined Communities Coalition, … Continue reading KODA Condominiums/Da-Li Development Receives Seattle’s First Artwashing Achievement Award
Keiro family, staff, and community will hold a rally Saturday, 7/13, from 3-6pm outside Nikkei Manor, to demand the Keiro Northwest board pursue partnership with a non-profit agency in order to continue Keiro services for API elders and protect the jobs of nearly 300 dedicated staff. Please come out tomorrow to show your support! Read … Continue reading #WeAreKeiro Rally Tomorrow!
The Keiro Northwest board recently voted to close Keiro’s dedicated nursing home facility at 16th & Yesler. If Keiro closes, 120 elder residents will be displaced from their homes and 300 healthcare workers will lose their jobs. But it doesn’t have to end that way. The board has an offer on the table to keep … Continue reading Emergency Action to Save Keiro!
Tuesday’s International Special Review District (ISRD) Board meeting on the proposed demolition of the historic Bush Garden building for a 17-story luxury development was troubling to say the least. We wanted to share a few of our concerns and takeaways: Vibrant Cities & James Wong are clearly coordinating with other developers and supporters of speculative … Continue reading Reportback from ISRD Meeting on proposed demo of Bush Garden
The Chinatown International District (CID) Coalition supports I-1000 – an initiative that will promote equal opportunity and shared success to everyone in Washington state through better wages, jobs, and affordable, quality higher education by amending a 1998 state ban on equal opportunity programs. It has come to our attention that a lobbying group representing a … Continue reading Press Release: CID Coalition Supports I-1000