PHOTOS: Community Protests Luxury Condo Development in Seattle’s Chinatown

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The Chinatown-International District (CID) Coalition, along with Hirabayashi Place tenants and community partners, protested development of KODA Condos in Seattle’s Chinatown-International District this morning. Protestors disrupted KODA’s groundbreaking ceremony, held at 450 S Main St, 10:00AM-12:00PM, by surrounding the fenced-in lot where the event was being held. Elders, organizers and allies chanted, booed, and held up resistance signs. From the CID (aka Humbows Not Hotels) call to action:

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A Distressing June & My Media From the Resistance

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It’s been quite a last couple months. From separating over 2,000 migrant children, banning Muslims from 7 countries, arresting over 500 peacefully protesting women, to the shooting of 5 community journalists–all in the span of weeks–it’s hard not to feel like this nation is coming unhinged. But, thankfully, The People have resisted, marched, protested, rallied. I spent the last couple weeks on the ground as much as I could. Following is my media and documentation…

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The Video I Made For Breaking Barriers: Girls Empowerment Summit

Thanks to the kind invitation of my friend Jesse Hagopian, educator and activist, I had a fabulous feminist Friday last week. I spent the entire day curating my photos of girls and womxn standing in their power, in movement-making, for a video that opened Breaking Barriers: Girls Empowerment Summit at Garfield High School the following morning.

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