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This is a monthly newsletter for people who want news, events & action alerts about Upgrade King CountyAffordable Talaris, and Ballard-Interbay Industrial Lands.

Share The Cities' Working Groups

Upgrade King County next meeting is Thursday, August 26 at 7:30 pm. Register here Topic: Fall Planning Session. Join us if you'd like to learn about digital equity and municipal broadband. 

Affordable Talaris next meeting is Monday, August 23 at 7 pm. Register here. Topic: Seattle's Comprehensive Plan update 2022-2024. The top image is from a very successful community education event where we spoke to over 100 neighbors in Maple Leaf about why we need to end the apartment bans in Laurelhurst and why Affordable Talaris is a generational disaster, including the potential loss of 271 trees.

Ballard-Interbay Industrial Lands will be hosting an in person walking tour in September. Info TBD, likely Sept. 18 or 19. 

We want to hear from you! Contact us to schedule a quick check-in to learn more about any of these efforts or email

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Share The Cities Community Education - workshops & teach-ins


Share The Cities Action Fund - lobbying & political advocacy 

We have two organizations that allow us to fund and support our work.
Ask your friends with funds to support us. Post on social media letting people know how we've helped you learn to advocate for better communities. Host a lunch & learn for your organization or community and invite us to speak. Host a virtual house party -- we can help! Email 

Admin volunteers are need to help with donations, create fundraising plans, and provide reliable support to Laura Loe, Executive Director.  Contact us on our Website. Learn more about Share The Cities Action Fund & Share The Cities Community Education.

  • Donations to Share The Cities Action Fund are not tax deductible. 
  • Donations to Share The Cities Community Education are possible thanks to our fiscal sponsor Angels for Angels. Donations will be accepted soon and will be tax deductible. 
image of yellow sidewalk curb with text Disability Mobility Initiative

Disability Mobility Initiative is asking folks to join them on August 25, 2021 at 10 AM. Register Here. Check out the video here. We are excited to learn about their new research to support disability rights in Washington State. 

Donate to support their work by using the drop down menu to choose Disability Mobility Initiative

Transportation Access for Everyone! #MobilizeWA 
We have signed on to support the following efforts.
These organizations & campaigns need your strong support.
That means: funds, volunteer time, social media boosts, & educating yourself about these intersectional issues: 
King County Equity Now
House Our Neighbors
Seattle Cruise Control
Defend The Defund with Decriminalize Seattle
Please pay rent to the Duwamish, take action to defund SPD by at least 50%, and work with folks living outside in your community to make sure they are safe. Seattle Transit Riders Union Solidarity Fund supports mutual aid for neighbors experiencing homelessness.
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