There are questions about a recent report on our homeless population, and a new effort to find missing Native American women in our state. The city wants to designate the Showbox Theater as a landmark, and Councilmembers want to launch an e-scooter pilot program. Plus, two local cultural festivals, and a discussion of a much-anticipated debut novel, all here on Seattle News NOW!
Homelessness in Decline? http://allhomekc.org/king-county-point-in-time-pit-count/
Native Women http://lawfilesext.leg.wa.gov/biennium/2017-18/Pdf/Bills/Session%20Laws/House/2951-S.SL.pdf#page=1
Showbox Showdown https://www.seattle.gov/neighborhoods/programs-and-services/historic-preservation/landmarks
Mobility Options https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6131150-Emerging-Tech-and-Mobility-Report.html
Black Arts Fest https://festivalsundiata.org/
Author Reading https://www.spl.org/event-calendar?trumbaEmbed=eventid%3D132421279%26view%3Devent%26-childview%3D
Iranian Festival https://www.visitseattle.org/events/festal-iranian-festival/
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