Seattle’s Homelessness Crisis

Today, the City of Seattle and King County declared the growing crises of our city and region’s homelessness to be a State of Emergency.  In doing so, the City and County are asking for a $7 million local investment to address housing instability in our region and also calling upon State and Federal leaders to increase their investments to help … READ MORE

It’s Our Time To End Gender Inequities

During this campaign, the gender wage gap has been a frequent topic of conversation. Tackling the gender wage gap is important because it affects the livelihood of 50% of our City’s population. However, something crucial is missing from this conversation. When discussing the gender wage gap, we largely focus on how pay disparity affects women … READ MORE

Housing Isn’t Just for the Privileged Few

A few days ago, a particularly disturbing article was published in The Stranger that revealed landlords in our city are actively offering discounts and incentives to those working for “preferred employers”. What exactly does this mean? It means that some of our city’s wealthiest residents are being offered housing discounts while our low-income residents are … READ MORE

Join me for my Swearing In Ceremony!

You helped us make history – now join us as we make it official! This Tuesday, November 24th at 5 pm, join my family, friends and I as I am sworn into my position as Seattle City Councilmember at-large. The event will take place in the Council Chambers on the Second Floor of Seattle City … READ MORE

Mom, you rock!

Welcome to the second installment of my campaign blog! My first blog entry gave you a snapshot of campaign life – meeting new people, learning about the concerns of Seattle residents and, of course, traversing the city trying to avoid being late!  But no matter how busy I get, there is one thing I can … READ MORE

Excited to Launch Our New Blog!

Hello!Welcome to my campaign blog!  There are lots of ways to get information about my vision for the City of Seattle and my journey on the campaign trail.  I hope that this blog will be just one of the many ways you can follow me as I seek to be your next Seattle City Councilwoman … READ MORE