Mobility Fair

Lake City Mobility Fair – Sat., May 12th

Lake City Community Center from 11am – 2pm

Some of the organizations that will be tabling at the event:

  • SDOT Transportation Equity
  • SDOT New Mobility (Electric Vehicle, ride share, car share)
  • Community Access & Parking (SDOT: Jonathan Williams)
  • Safe Routes to School
  • Vision Zero (SDOT: Connie Combs)
  • ORCA LIFT (King County Public Health)
  • Transportation Navigation Services & Tools (Hopelink)
  • Car share provider (Reachnow)
  • Bike Share providers (Ofo & Limebike)

Interpreters will be on hand That Speak:

  • Somali
  • Russian
  • Mandarin
  • Tigrinya
  • Amharic
  • Oromo
  • Spanish

 

City-Wide Emergency Communication Hub Field Exercise

Message from your Lake City Emergency Hub Team:

Lake City  Hub, Fred Meyer south parking lot, 13000 Lake City Way NE

Please join the Lake City Hub Team at the 2018 City-Wide Emergency Communication Hub Field Exercise this coming Saturday, April 28, 9-11:30 am at Lake City Fred Meyer in the SE corner of the lower parking. This exercise is a total failure of the Western WA power grid—cause unknown and resolution time not estimated.

We really need you to volunteer as a Hub Team member or to act out brief scripts of people (1) having information to share (for example, The ABC Store on Lake City Way is offering generator power to people needing to charge medical equipment); (2) needing something (for example, What pharmacies are open to fill my Dad’s insulin prescription?), and/or (3) offering a resource (for example, I can stay to help with Japanese interpretation). Those scripts will help us practice meeting local needs and matching them with local resources. Or simply stop by to learn about the Hub and some strategies for emergency preparedness—how-to build an emergency kit, how-to access and purify water, how-to manage sanitation, and how (and when) to control utilities.

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Lake City Collective

New Group Forms to Help Connect Lake City’s Diverse Community

Visit their new Facebook page here: www.Facebook.com/LakeCityCollective

Support the Lake City Collective: Click Here

The Lake City Collective (LCC) has formed to create a unified voice among the mosaic of cultures in the Lake City neighborhood to increase capacity and political agency among communities of color, immigrants and refugees. The group is working to build bridges across the diverse Lake City Community to begin to build consensus on and advocate for shared needs and goals in the many public and nonprofit planning processes that are actively seeking their input.

Community leaders Peggy Hernandez, Cesar Garcia and Tsegay Berhe, established the Lake City Collective to build the capacity of marginalized populations to address issues like economic development, affordable housing, displacement, early learning, across the ages programing, and all aspects of livability in our Community.

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“Spring Clean” April 22nd

 LCFF’s Biannual Clean Up Event – 1pm-3pm

 

Join LCFF and your Community to pick up trash on Earth Day from 1pm – 3pm. We will have three stations: Lake City Library, 125th Street Mini Park and God’s Lil Acre (33rd Avenue). Our LCFF “Clean and Safe” leads will be on hand to provide everything you need to take part. Snacks and refreshments will be provided for those taking part. This is a great event for families. If your business would like to take part we will be sure to feature you on Enjoylakecity.org.

 

This event launches our monthly clean up schedule. Stay tuned for future locations, dates and details.

Lake City Partners Announce $550,000 Grant

The Children’s Home Society of Washington as the lead agency along with senior partners, Lake City Future First and the Lake City Neighborhood Alliance received a $550,000 implementation grant to help move the work of the “Imagine Lake City Together” action plan forward.

Please read the press release for additional details: Press Release and Grant Info