Collaborations with Seattle Neighborhood Greenways

Seattle Neighborhood Greenways works toward creating safe and welcoming streets for all modes of transit in Seattle. Through our advocacy on Accessible Mt. Baker, we have been developing our relationship with the organization and with our local chapter, the Rainier Valley Greenways. We first began working with Seattle Neighborhood Greenways Executive Director Gordon Padelfor...
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Many Volunteers for Bridge-2-Beach 2019

Our fifth year participating in Bridge-2-Beach was a huge success! We had our usual “First Saturday” litter collecting volunteers join the effort, some new to our neighborhood Mt. Baker residents, Franklin High School students, and the very supportive, regularly engaged, Pepsi Distributing employees.  It is always a pleasure to see so many people engage to make the Rainier Vall...
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Needle Safety Program

This year we have been developing our relationships with our businesses during board outreach clean ups. For our April Discovery Series event, we decided to combine these two efforts to create a place to take the Discovery Series to our businesses. We developed a plan to take the ‘Clean and Safe’ focused Discovery Series scheduled for April, to our businesses after meeting w...
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Column: Conversations on the Avenue – May

The Mt. Baker Hub Alliance meets regularly with folks that live, travel through, or work in the Rainier Valley corridor.  Most are stakeholders that have a deep connection and care about this gateway community located at the nexus of Rainier Avenue S and MLK Jr. Way S. We will be regularly updating this column with more snippets of our anonymous conversations as we strive to...
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June Discovery Series at Franklin High

This quarter culminated in a Discovery Series hosted by the Hub Alliance at Franklin High School, with future partnering opportunities between our two organizations actively in the planning stage. Our work with the teachers and students is focused on community activism, career preparedness and civic engagement. We first connected with Linda Filley-Bentler, the College and Ca...
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Connect 10,000 Stories

The Rainier Chamber of Commerce received a Neighborhood Matching Fund grant from the Department of Neighborhoods to film stories about Southeast Seattle. This project, called Connect 10,000, strives to stimulate economic growth in our neighborhoods. With the help of a storytelling consultant and professional filmmakers, local businesses and community organizations have the oppo...
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Mt. Baker Community Priority Survey

  The City of Seattle's Office of Planning and Community Development (OPCD) is asking for our members to help identify community priorities! Over the past few months, our local government agencies working in Mt. Baker have partnered with the Urban Land Institute (ULI) to help identify recommendations and next steps for the area. To do so, they will form a Technical ...
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On Video – Cash America Murals

Last fall, our wonderful artists Craig Cundiff and Ari Glass painted two new murals just to the north of the Mt. Baker Transit Center. We partnered with the Ion Collaborators team at WTIA to create two great videos of and about the murals. Watch below! Looking for more information about the murals? Check out our article!   https://www.youtube.com/embed/CLl8ITf--a4...
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Hub Bridge 2 Beach 2019

    Hub Bridge to Beach Clean-Up 2019 Every year since 2008, the community has turned out to host and participate in neighborhood clean-up projects from picking up garbage to weeding/gardening to freshening up paint where needed in public spaces. "Bridge 2 Beach" (B2B) takes place this year on the same day as our usual ‘First Saturday’ clean-up, on Sat., May ...
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A Plastic Ocean & Hub Monthly Clean-Ups!

  The Mt. Baker Hub Alliance has been leading “First Saturday Monthly Clean-Ups” since 2015. Cleaning up our neighborhood has been a priority for this organization because we know that refuse on our streets, around our schools and in our green spaces, is not only an eyesore but also poses health and safety hazards. As part of our effort to educate and engage the ...
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