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A Community-Driven Cleanup: Restoring the Duwamish River

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What does it mean when the Duwamish River Cleanup Coalition / Technical Advisory Group (DRCC/TAG) says that our work is driven and guided by community?  This Urban Waters Learning Network blog post delves into community prioritization, leveraging funds for projects, and more.

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The Importance of the Community’s Voice

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There are just SEVEN DAYS left to donate to the Restore the Flow campaign!  Every donation – from $5 to $501 – is a big step towards reaching our $20,000 goal!  There are some great ways to connect with DRCC/TAG staff and coalition.  Check them out! There is a bonus, tasty way to give on… Read more.

Empowering Community Voices in the Environmental Movement

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  Everyone’s voice and vision needs to be an active part of environmental decisions – especially the voice of those that are disproportionately affected by environmental degradation. Recently, the Duwamish River Cleanup Coalition/Technical Advisory Group (DRCC/TAG) engaged community groups in South Park as part our role on the Equity & Environment Initiative’s Community Partner Steering… Read more.

Thoughts about Our Work from Chief Sealth’s Descendent

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On April 12, the Green-Duwamish River was named one of the top 10 most endangered rivers in the nation by American Rivers. We are working hard to ensure that the community is at the center of the efforts to restore this river – but we need your help to continue this important work! There are less… Read more.

A Community Testimony about Restoring the Flow

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We just exceeded $10,000 in our Restore the Flow campaign – we are over halfway there! Thank you to each individual who is partnering with us through this campaign to ensure that the community is central to the future of the cleanup of the Duwamish River.  Donate today to help us reach our goal before… Read more.

Why is Restoring the Flow important to our Board Chair?

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Help us Restore the Flow by May 3, 2016!  DRCC/TAG’s core work of meaningfully engaging people in the cleanup of the Duwamish River took a significant hit with the elimination of a key source of funding last week.  We are asking your support to raise $20,000 by May 3 to begin addressing this gap in… Read more.

Restore the Flow to DRCC/TAG!

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Currently, DRCC/TAG’s core work of community engagement is facing a serious financial challenge.  This work includes staffing the community around cleanup issues, tours of the Duwamish River, regular communication with the community, environmental restoration volunteer events, and the Duwamish River Festival.  With the current situation, we will need to reduce this work in the near… Read more.