Monday, September 24, 2018

Lizzy Jessup

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Born and raised in the CD/ Capitol Hill area, Lizzy has a unique first hand understanding of Seattle's rapid development. Lizzy hopes to use her local expertise to instill change so that Seattle can become equally accessible for all. She’s got a passion for parks (some might call her the local Leslie Knope), transportation and local politics. When she’s not attending community forums you can find her dancing, climbing and practicing yoga around the city. Follow her on Twitter @holalizzy.
The Seattle City Council may have axed the proposed “head tax” to fund homelessness services on Tuesday, but councilmembers pledged to reconsider a reworked tax in the near future. The council voted 5-4 with Councilmembers Lisa Herbold, Mike O'Brien, Kshama Sawant, and Kirsten Harris-Talley supporting the tax and Councilmembers Debora...
Last month, the Transit Riders Union launched the Housing for All Campaign along with dozens of partner organizations. The campaign seeks to tie the housing crisis with the homelessness crisis by recognizing that homelessness cannot not be resolved without preserving and expanding deeply affordable low income housing. The campaign calls...