Thank you for celebrating the¬†10th Anniversary of the Duwamish River Festival / Festival del R√≠o Duwamish!
Thank you for joining for the 2016¬†Duwamish River Festival! ¬†On August 20, 2016, we enjoyed a day full of sunshine, community, information, and beautiful performances. ¬†Take a look:
- 44 booths full of games and celebration and three art activities
- 11 cultural celebrations and performances
- Over 50 volunteers
- 700 attendees and 424 meals given away
- 97 degrees, one misting tent, and countless bags of ice
Check out the photos from the day! ¬†We are already looking forward to next year!
The Duwamish River Cleanup Coalition/Technical Advisory Group (DRCC/TAG) works to ensure a cleanup of the Duwamish River that is accepted by and benefits the community and protects fish, wildlife, and human health.¬† In collaboration with the community, we are working towards A River for All!¬† Get involved with this effort.
As the EPA-recognized Community Advisory Group for the Duwamish River Superfund site since 2001, DRCC/TAG provides the community with engagement opportunities and¬†empowers these affected communities to use their voices on all aspects related to the cleanup of the river and pollution source control.¬†¬† Check out the Final Cleanup Plan Community Fact Sheet for the most recent update on the cleanup of the Duwamish River. Today, DRCC/TAG‚Äôs programs have expanded to address other community and environmental health concerns.
Environmental Health issues are essential to the long-term success of the cleanup of the river and the health of the communities.¬† Efforts include:
Community Health¬†efforts at DRCC/TAG are part of the Duwamish Valley Community Healthy Communities Initiative launched in 2011 to take action for a healthy community – healthy river, healthy people, healthy business districts, and more.¬† In 2014, the Initiative turned into an official program.¬† Currently, this includes two projects:
Community Engagement – DRCC/TAG continues to actively engage and empower the community around issues relating to the environmental health, community health, and the Superfund process. Efforts include: