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Share The Cities
July 2022 Newsletter 


In this newsletter: 

  • Please register for our Annual Meeting on July 9.
  • Learn about the fantastic Raise The Wage & House Our Neighbors updates. Thanks to all the Share The Cities volunteers that helped those efforts led by other organizations. 
  • Engage in an upcoming Redistricting Justice meeting on July 11. Seattle has seven of nine council members up for reelection next Fall. 
Register for our July 9th Meeting
Seattle's Comprehensive Plan

Long range land use planning is one of our best tools to address the climate emergency. Throughout July and August we will be educating community about Seattle's comprehensive plan.

Share The Cities have joined with other organizations to ask for an extension through the 3rd week in August to give everyone more time to advocate for a better plan. Please take action using the button below, Seattle!


July 19, 2022 • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
EIS Scoping Meeting #2

Shaping the Plan: Comment on the Environmental Review


The City is currently in the process of getting feedback on the draft topics and growth strategy alternatives that we are proposing to analyze. This process is called “scoping”. The purpose of this meeting will be to give an overview of the topics and draft growth strategy alternatives and answer your questions. This is a virtual meeting. To join, please use the below link:


July 21, 2022 • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Community Meeting for the 130th & 145th Station Area

& Shaping the Plan: Comment on the Environmental Review

Share The Cities Community Education And Action Fund Events

We are hosting an online meeting on July 9 12 - 2 pm, to come up with our values for an "Alternative 6" plan.

Join us speaking to council on July 13 at 2 pm about CM Mosqueda Climate Resolution to be added to the comp plan analysis.We are hosting an online work party on July 20 at noon to help people engage in the OPCD hub around the values developed on July 9 for our "Alternative 6" plan.

If you don't live in Seattle your feedback on Seattle's comprehensive plan is welcome, too. We encourage you to follow the work of Councilmember Tammy Morales. We are part of her Seattle Within Reach Coalition. 

Questions? Email

Register for our July 9th Meeting
Take a quick moment and join with Share The Cities Action Fund, The Urbanist, 350 Seattle, Tech 4 Housing, and Be:Seattle to ask for extra time to share our big dreams for the next 10 years in Seattle! Send a letter today.
Click here for an Action Letter for Scoping Phase Extension
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Yes on I-135 to House Our Neighbors
Congrats to House Our Neighbors for building a beautiful housing justice movement towards Social Housing in Seattle. 

Join HON on Friday, July 8 from 6 pm - 9 pm at the AIDS Memorial Pathway (near Cal Anderson Park) to celebrate the next steps to ending our housing crisis. The event will include musical performances, Dj Jus Moni, food, speakers, vendors, art-making stations, and so much more!

#Initiative135 #SeattleSocialHousing #Celebrate135 #SocialHousing #135Celebration #HouseOurNeighbors #SeattleEvents
Congrats to Transit Riders Union!
Raise the Wage Tukwila is headed to the November ballot.

Thanks to each of you that canvassed, volunteered, donated and showed online support for this effort led by Transit Riders Union.

Celebrate with TRU in Tukwila on Saturday, July 9th
Don't miss the chance to share your thoughts on how Seattle's City Council district boundaries are redrawn. Redistricting Justice for Washington is hosting a mapping session on July 11 to educate Seattleites on the redistricting process and how it can impact voting power in Seattle elections. Learn more & rsvp at

Share The Cities 

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Share The Cities began in 2016 as a volunteer project and became two sister nonprofits in 2022. We have one part time staff and rely on individual donors. We do not receive funds from any foundations, government entities, or corporations. We are grateful to each of you for your support and time this last challenging year. 

Questions? Email

Please visit the Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center, take action to defund SPD by at least 50%, and work with folks living outside in your community to make sure they are safe. Support Seattle Transit Riders Union Solidarity Fund to support our houseless neighbors.
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