If you were there, you know we had a really wonderful conversation with Richard Conlin on March 11th. Highlights are below and a link to the resources he mentioned can be found in the Shared Resources section of Common Agenda.If you missed it, we have an audio recording of the event. This recording contains the […]
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BJ Cummings founded the Duwamish River Cleanup Coalition in 2001 to engage, represent and empower the Duwamish Valley’s diverse resident, immigrant, fishing, recreational, environmental, social justice, and small business communities affected by the river’s toxic legacy and the plans for cleanup. With a focus on environmental health and justice, and using a grassroots empowerment model […]
Oh what a night! The 2015 Sustainability Leadership Awards Celebration was a hopping event last Friday! The sustainability community came in force, reuniting old friends and introducding new faces. Several “luminaries” who have been involved in Seattle area sustainability since the ’90s joined the festivities. If you were there did you take advantage of the […]
Hot-topic issues identification and stakeholder mapping show promise for integrating regional resilience initiatives By Katia Blackburn More than 30 people attended the Pacific Northwest Resilience Challenge check-in meeting last week to provide feedback on the work done since our launch in early October, and to contribute fresh ideas for next steps. “Participants expressed strong support […]
That’s Bill. He is a writer, a gardner, a bike enthusiast and an ardent community activist. He also won last year’s Sustainability Hero award. It’s not just Bill or this year’s winners who make the Sustainability Leadership Awards a special night out. It’s people like you! Those working for a better community, a flourishing economy […]
Over 54 were nominated by the community, our judges have chosen the Top 3 finalists in each category – marked with an asterisk * below. Hear a KEXP interview of Executive Director Terri Butler by Diane Horn in Mind Over Matters Sustainable Hero Ashley Zanolli Bev Morrow BJ Cummings Brenna Davis Del and Nancy Moore Dow Constantine […]
Sustainable Seattle’s Pacific Northwest Resilience Challenge invites you to join us for a collective action strategy session next week. When: Wednesday, Jan. 14, 10 a.m.-noon Where: Impact HUB 2nd Floor Globe Room, 220 2nd Ave. S. The Challenge is a multi-year initiative to enhance regional resilience in the face of accelerating urban growth and threats from climate […]
Depave the Duwamish is making progress! Launched in October 2014, we are working with interested property owners to transform excess asphalt into beautiful green spaces that are a benefit for customers, employees, and the greater community. Urban Systems Design and Sustainable Seattle are partnering on the project, with support from King County Green Grants and […]
As we look towards Fall and the start of rainy season, we are seeking ideas from YOU for artistic ways to inspire people to take action on stormwater. From describing how rain gardens function to reminding people where those stormdrains flow – art can bring a new level of awareness to these issues! On Saturday, […]