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Pounds of Trash Cleared from Parks and Shared Spaces
People Helped Off Streets
We Heart Seattle is a boots on the ground, grassroots community effort to promote effective use of city and privately funded resources to make Seattle beautiful and safe for all to enjoy. With an 80% go hard start and 20% trial and error, our goals are ever evolving. Cleaning up our parks and downtown is inevitably intertwined with homelessness, drug addiction, crime, gridlocked politics and questionable policy.
Thousands of people are fighting to survive in cold, wet weather in city parks and green spaces at a time when thousands of clean, warm, and hygienic indoor spaces are available in King County. Tragically, many people suffering in unhealthy, unsanitary conditions are dying of neglect.
Explore Seattle’s fifteen year history with homelessness. We can and must do better.
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Thousands of people are fighting to survive in cold, wet weather in city parks and green spaces at a time when thousands of clean, warm, and hygienic indoor spaces are available in King County. Tragically, many people suffering in unhealthy, unsanitary conditions are dying of neglect. We can and must do better. RelatedContinue reading “Act now to save lives”
“We have two crises — parks and homelessness. We must solve them both. But we cannot expect to solve the one crisis on the back of the other.” Thatcher Bailey, former president and CEO, Seattle Parks Foundation The human tragedies playing out in our parks are being compounded as the environment andContinue reading “Act now to save parks and the environment”
We know what to do. Every year communities all across America effectively respond to homelessness caused by floods, fires, and earthquakes. In the same way, we can create and utilize safe bridge shelter options such as hotel rooms, tiny home villages, Pallet shelters, and sanctioned tent communities in thousands of non-parks propertiesContinue reading “It’s time for a true emergency response”
Everyone Is Welcome.
Here, we safely voice our concerns, challenge allocation of resources and question everything. Everyone is welcome here in what is a bipartisan, constructive and positive ecosystem producing change Seattle desperately needs. Together we will cultivate a sense of community pride and ownership with a see, say, do culture. Seattle is everyone’s back yard to care for.
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