Posts Tagged ‘South Park’

Skate park improvement party with Duwamish Valley Youth Corps

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Our DRCC Youth Corps Program has been doing some great work in the community from cleaning the 8th ave trial, working on raingardens, community gardens, Marra farm and more! This Saturday, they will be working on the skate park and are inviting a work party this Saturday to help clean up and plant some trees !… Read more.

Governor Jay Inslee in South Park

DRCC/TAG leads Governor Inslee through tour of South Park to address health concerns

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Seattle’s South Park neighborhood got a visit Monday from Gov. Jay Inslee.

The governor was highlighting the disproportionate health impacts of air pollution there as part of his statewide climate tour. It’s one more argument in favor of his plan to cap carbon emissions.

Over the past year, Inslee has visited everything from shellfish farms hurt by ocean acidification to water treatment facilities being rebuilt because of the expected rise in sea levels.

In South Park, he toured a neighborhood plagued by traffic. Community activists showed the governor a skate park, playground and basketball court that are all right next to Highway 99.

Resident Paulina Lopez told him they fought to get these new facilities built for their kids, but now they’re worried.

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South Park Saturday at Marra Farm

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Join us for South Park Saturday!! Let’s care for Desimone Park, Hamm Creek, and the Lettuce Link Giving Garden together! ¡Vamos a trabajar juntos para mantener el Parque Desimone, el Riachuelo Hamm, y el Lettuce Link Giving Garden! Guest Speaker: James Rassmussen, of Duwamish River Clean Up Coalition will be talking about the Superfund clean… Read more.