Community Health

In 2009, the Duwamish Vision Plan and Map identified what the community most wanted: a “healthy community” – healthy river, healthy people, healthy business districts, and more.

DRCC/TAG and partners launched the Duwamish Valley Healthy Communities Initiative in 2011 to make progress towards this goal. It originally consisted of three main projects:

Even though these three projects wrapped up in 2013, the continued interest and momentum from the community led DRCC/TAG to transform the initiative into an official program. The goal of this program continues to be helping the community achieve the goal of having a healthy community.

In 2014, we successfully secured funding for two new projects:

As always, we will keep on working with and for you to make our river clean and our communities healthier.