Reminder: Urbanist Meetup is Tomorrow, July 11


Another month, another meetup with The Urbanist! This monthly social event is free and open to everyone. Come by if you want to meet fellow policy wonks, network, or hear from an inspirational speaker. We’ll be at the Elephant & Castle Pub tomorrow, July 11th, 5:30-7:30 PM. You can find us in the billiards room on the lower level, and our guest speaker starts at 6:30 PM.

You can optionally RSVP on Facebook.

This month we’ll be joined by Zachary DeWolf, President of the Capitol Hill Community Council and candidate for Seattle School Board District 5.

Zachary is a Chippewa Cree tribal member, a graduate of Western Washington University, and program manager with All Home King County, co-managing the Youth Advisory Board/Youth Homelessness Demonstration Project.

An experienced community activist committed to pursuing racial, economic, gender, and social justice through service, Zachary (learned) and taught Braille and opened a library at St Peter’s Anglican School in Belize while serving in the U.S. Peace Corps and as a coordinator for the 2012 SOULFORCE Equality Ride.

He serves as president of Capitol Hill Community Council and as a commissioner for the Seattle Housing Authority Board. Zachary is also a member of the NW Two Spirit Society, Coalition to End Urban Native Homelessness, SPD’s Native American Advisory Council. He lives in Capitol Hill with his husband Derek.

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Scott Bonjukian is a car-free urban designer with a passion for sustainable and efficient cities. With degrees in architecture and urban planning, his many interests include neighborhood design, public space and street design, transit systems, pedestrian and bicycle planning, local politics, and natural resource protection. He primarily cross-posts from his blog at The Northwest Urbanist and advocates for a variety of progressive land use and transportation solutions.