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  1. Believe it or not, some are in support of Seattle's new tent citiesRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2015 | Real Change

    On a warm, sunny September afternoon, the area was filled with the hum of I-5 to the west and the rumble of construction to the east, where Seattle Housing Authority is redeveloping the Yesler Terrace neighborhood. Billman passed more than 25 tents and at least as many people milling around in the Washington State Department of Transportation property that has been its own version of a tent city for as long as he can remember.

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  2. Council candidates weigh in on race and class equityRead the original story

    Sep 30, 2015 | Real Change

    Too many candidates were in the room to go deeply into the weighty topics of racial, gender and economic justice. But seven of the nine candidates vying for a seat on the Seattle City Council tried at a public forum on equity, hosted by the Seattle Women's Commission and cosponsored by OneAmerica Votes, the Washington Community Action Network, NARAL Pro-Choice Washington and Planned Parenthood Votes.

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  3. Council candidates weigh in on race and class equityRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2015 | Real Change

    Too many candidates were in the room to go deeply into the weighty topics of racial, gender and economic justice. But seven of the nine candidates vying for a seat on the Seattle City Council tried at a public forum on equity, hosted by the Seattle Women's Commission and cosponsored by OneAmerica Votes, the Washington Community Action Network, NARAL Pro-Choice Washington and Planned Parenthood Votes.

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  4. 'When one sister dies, they all feel it'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2015 | Real Change

    The weather changed constantly throughout the day on Sept. 2. But during the noon hour in downtown Seattle, the rain pelted the ground as people stood silently on the tall steps in front of the Municipal Court to remember the life of Stacey Davis, who was violently murdered under the Magnolia Bridge in August.

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  5. Credibility LostRead the original story

    Sep 2, 2015 | Real Change

    A proposed site for a homeless tent encampment in Ballard is generating strong emotion from people on all sides of the issue - evident at a meeting on Aug. 12 where hundreds poured into Leif Erikson Lodge to express opposition, support or concern, overflowing into the hallway. In early July, Mayor Ed Murray released a list of seven potential city-owned sites for homeless tent encampments, including three that could open in 2015.

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  6. Don't believe tent-city campers make good neighbors? Go see for yourselfRead the original story

    Aug 26, 2015 | Real Change

    I have been very disappointed in the reaction of many Seattelites to the proposed sites for city-authorized homeless encampments . They are up in arms, but seem to act primarily from raw emotion based on uninformed stereotypes of homeless people.

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  7. A Burning IssueRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2015 | Real Change

    Mayor Ed Murray wants to shut down hookah lounges because he says they attract crime and pose a health risk. But lounge owners and supporters asked the city to provide evidence of that and said they are operating legally.

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  8. August 19, 2015Vol. 22, No. 33Read the original story

    Aug 19, 2015 | Real Change

    "The city is telling me, I can go out in the city, go home drunk out of my mind or go out and get high and go home, but I can't go to a hookah bar with my friends and go home in my right mind?" - Meron Alexander Crowds supporting the owners of hookah lounges overflowed Seattle City Council chambers Aug. 10 and 17 to protest Mayor Ed Murray's announcement that he would use existing city laws to shut down hookah lounges. Owners and their supporters said hookah lounges have become the inappropriate target in a public safety campaign.

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  9. Supporters react as city burns hookah lounges in attempt to snuff out crimeRead the original story

    Aug 19, 2015 | Real Change

    "The city is telling me, I can go out in the city, go home drunk out of my mind or go out and get high and go home, but I can't go to a hookah bar with my friends and go home in my right mind?" - Meron Alexander Crowds supporting the owners of hookah lounges overflowed Seattle City Council chambers Aug. 10 and 17 to protest Mayor Ed Murray's announcement that he would use existing city laws to shut down hookah lounges. Owners and their supporters said hookah lounges have become the inappropriate target in a public safety campaign.

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  10. Credibility LostRead the original story

    Aug 19, 2015 | Real Change

    A proposed site for a homeless tent encampment in Ballard is generating strong emotion from people on all sides of the issue - evident at a meeting on Aug. 12 where hundreds poured into Leif Erikson Lodge to express opposition, support or concern, overflowing into the hallway. In early July, Mayor Ed Murray released a list of seven potential city-owned sites for homeless tent encampments, including three that could open in 2015.

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  11. Take off your shoes and come insideRead the original story

    Jul 29, 2015 | Real Change

    During the INSP Global Street Paper Summit 2015, hundreds of street paper delegates from around the world met in Seattle to take part in a passionate exchange of ideas and innovation. Among them were Henrik SA ndergaard Pedersen, who sells Hus Forbi in Denmark, and Sharon Jones, one of Real Change's most enthusiastic and successful vendors.

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  12. Whose line is it anyway?Read the original story

    Jul 29, 2015 | Real Change

    For 40 years, King County's seniors have called Senior Services' Information & Assistance line to get help finding housing, meals and other social services. Whenever a senior dials 206.448.3110, a team of eight people in a Belltown office next door to the Crocodile Cafe will help them navigate services from Meals on Wheels to nursing programs.

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  13. The Pile UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2015 | Real Change

    Joseph Mills and his girlfriend, Katy, were parked near the McDonald's on Fourth Avenue South. As they cleaned out their red van, discarding trash bags and tidying, Katy looked up.

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  14. Emerald City's Yellow Brick Road doesn't end at OzRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | Real Change

    Suzanne Morlock will transform a dingy alley in Pioneer Square into sacred ground for empathetic truth-telling with "3772: Yellow Brick Road," an art installation featuring the real-life stories of people who have or are experiencing homelessness in Seattle. Morlock plans to broadcast versions of seven people's interviews over speakers in the alley that runs from Washington Street to Yesler Way, between Second and Third avenues, from 11 a.m. to dusk on Aug. 1. The installation runs in conjunction with the Art of the City Street Fest, a Black Lives Matter group exhibition and a gallery-wide performance by approximately 50 dancers and musicians inspired by Native American Seahawk stories.

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  15. The Long Road HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | Real Change

    With 776 people living in vehicles in Seattle and minimal legal parking spots available, city program Road to Housing is forced to triage and focus on outreach to those most in need An SUV park at Woodland Park United Methodist Church in Phinney Ridge. Eighteen vehicle residents are parked in 12 spots in church lots offered as a part of the city's Road to Housing program.

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  16. Nowhere To GoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | Real Change

    The drivers who pass by along North Northlake Way near Gas Works Park see the less colorful side of Danny Fletcher's RV. The side that faces the street is white and grey and tagged with the "Cutler by Airstream" brand, featuring a few beat-up driver's side windows and a thick Mariner's blanket that crookedly hangs as a makeshift curtain.

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