What’s At Stake- A Community Response to Sound Transit

Join us on Sunday, May 29th from 3:30-5:30pm at the Wing Luke Museum to envision the future of the neighborhood. We will discuss the Sound Transit expansion that will displace our neighborhood. If Sound Transit continues with any of their proposals, what will the neighborhood lose? How is this connected to histories of "public" works … Continue reading What’s At Stake- A Community Response to Sound Transit

Beyond #StopAsianHate

Chinatowns Across North America Call on Collective Grassroots Power, Not Increased Policing Coast to Coast Chinatowns Against Displacement (C2C) was formed in 2018 when working class settlements across Turtle Island–a landmass that is colonially known as the USA and Canada–were combating rapid gentrification and violent displacement. Since then, it has expanded into a coalition of … Continue reading Beyond #StopAsianHate

Coast 2 Coast Chinatowns Against Displacement 2022 Virtual Convening

We Are Not Alone: Care and Solidarity Across Chinatowns On Sunday March 27, 10 am PST / 1 pm EST, join us to connect Chinatown struggles Coast to Coast. From New York to Seattle, from Vancouver to Montreal, @ccedla @chinatownartbrigade @redcanarysong @cwg_mtl + qt vancouver Chinatown collective @yarrowsociety and more will share stories about how … Continue reading Coast 2 Coast Chinatowns Against Displacement 2022 Virtual Convening

Report Back: 2/22/2022 ISRD Briefing on Bush Garden

On Tuesday, 2/22, developer Vibrant Cities had their fifth ISRD briefing on a proposal to demolish the historic Bush Garden/Elgin Hotel building and redevelop the site as “Jasmine,” a 17-story tower of market-rate housing. Here's what happened and what's next. Since the pandemic, ISRD meetings have been held virtually and, as usual, this one was … Continue reading Report Back: 2/22/2022 ISRD Briefing on Bush Garden

Solidarity with Massage Parlor Workers Means Ending Police Raids and Patrols in the CID

We are horrified by the recent shootings in Atlanta, and disgusted by the long history of misogyny and exploitative racism they represent. And we refuse to allow this white supremacist violence to be used to expand policing in our neighborhood. Read our joint statement with the Massage Parlor Outreach Project (MPOP) below, and join us … Continue reading Solidarity with Massage Parlor Workers Means Ending Police Raids and Patrols in the CID

Tell the city to take a stand against disaster gentrification in the CID!

Last week, the ISRD Board voted to approve a major new development in the CID—with zero community engagement. They need to hear that community input and impact must be centered when they make decisions about our future. Thanks to your advocacy, Seattle City Council passed emergency legislation in April to protect the CID and other … Continue reading Tell the city to take a stand against disaster gentrification in the CID!

Congee and Community: Youth Toolkit for Shaping the Future of the CID

We're teaming up with The Seattle Public Library to offer a free youth workshop on safety, gentrification, and solidarity in the Chinatown-International District, next Saturday, 10/25, from 4-6pm. Know any high school aged youth who care about the CID and want to engage but don't know where to start? Tell them to join us for … Continue reading Congee and Community: Youth Toolkit for Shaping the Future of the CID