New Group Forms to Help Connect Lake City’s Diverse Community
Visit their new Facebook page here: www.Facebook.com/LakeCityCollective
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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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.
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.
4th Annual “Music in the Mini Park” Returns
If you are a performer or know of a group that might be interested please visit here to fill out our application form by April 25th:
As part of the “Put Arts in the Park” grant initiative and our commitment to activate the 125th Lake City Mini Park, Lake City Future First will again facilitate 10 Music and Dance performances by different performing individuals or groups. Performances will be compensated $220.
Performances will be every Wednesday starting on June 13th at the 125th Street Mini Park from 5:30-6:30 PM
These events are offered free to the public.
April 4, 2018 Open House 6:30PM-8PM
Seattle Parks and Recreation invites you to “Join us on April 4 for the Lake City Community Center Open House. Meet
Seattle Parks and Recreation staff, learn about our programs, ask
questions, provide feedback, and connect with our partners. We will have
fun activities for kids and light refreshments available.”