February 2012 archive

People’s Academy for Community Engagement Leadership Training

The City of Seattle is offering leadership training with a focus on developing young leaders, especially among minority communities.  More information is included in the following word document / brochure (pdf). PACE brochure PACE Application Form

You can be a delegate to the 2012 Democratic National Convention

How to follow 11th LD Events

I’ve changed the way events are posted to the 11th LD website.  Instead of following via RSS, our events are now posted to a Google Calendar.  You can view it here: 11th LD Google Calendar

South Park Bridge Construction Photos

Since a few of us 11th LD members are also residents of South Park, here you go: To document construction of the new South Park Bridge, the King County Road Services Division is working with University of Washington professor and historic building documentary photographer John Stamets.  The photos can be found here: http://1.usa.gov/ye98ho  

Website is online

The website is back online.  I’ve made some slight changes to the layout and I’ll have to recategorize posts that didn’t transfer their posts together.  We are now hosted on Dreamhost!  http://dreamhost.com/

Upcoming website outage

The website will most-likely be unavailable most of this weekend.  I’m going to be transferring over our hosting from GoDaddy to Dreamhost.  Expect outages on the website and the @11thlddems.org email addresses will likely have issues too.  I’ll send out an all-clear when things are back to normal.

Meeting notes from 2/21/2012

Congrats to Azziem Underwood, the new chair of the 11th Legislative District Democrats.  Jerri Wood was elected as our new secretary, and Chris Anderson was elected as our new treasurer.  Thank you to Marlene Allbright, Roxanne Kangas, and Martha Koester for your service in these positions!  Bill Taylor has also volunteered to be our new …

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General Meeting – February 2012 – Updated Agenda

The updated agenda has been posted here:  http://11thlddems.org/blog/event/general-meeting-february-2011/ Just a reminder, we will be holding elections for the following positions: Chair Vice-Chair Treasurer All other open positions Adam Smith will be speaking to us.  The meeting agenda will be determined by the newly elected chair. And… Roxanne and I will be serving up some delicious …

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I’m revamping our twitter account.  To subscribe to our updates via twitter, please friend us there if you have an account.  https://twitter.com/#!/11thlddems

General Meeting – Food

Hey all, please show up to the February general meeting.  Roxanne and I are going to be serving up some baked ziti (both vegetarian and meat options).  Also, just a reminder, we will be electing a new e-board during that meeting, so please participate. http://11thlddems.org/blog/event/general-meeting-february-2011/

Rep. Hasegawa to host town hall meeting Saturday

11th District State Representative Bob Hasegawa recently hosted a town hall meeting via telephone, but this Saturday, February 18, Hasegawa is hosting a live and in-person town hall to give constituents an update on the legislative session. The meeting in Tukwila will include discussions on the many issues brought up in Olympia this session, including …

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Gov. Chris Gregoire signs gay marriage bill into law

Gregoire just signed the gay marriage bill for Washington State.  The law will take effect on June 7th. http://www.komonews.com/news/local/Gregoire-set-to-sign-gay-marriage-bill-139215284.html

Azziem Underwood

Congratulations are in order for Azziem Underwood who was elected by his fellow state committee men and women in the 8th Congressional District to be their leader!! He ran in a contested race and won handily.  Azziem will represent the 8th Congressional on the WSDCC Executive Board. Three cheers for Azziem – I believe this …

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Newsletter – February 2012

The February 2012 newsletter has been posted.  You can view it here:  2012-02 February.  Please note, information about the upcoming e-board election on February 21st is included.  Please take a look.


On February 2nd, 2012, our chair, Martha Koester, resigned.  She has served the district well, but the redistricting means she’s not going to be in the district anymore and it’s time for a re-org.  Elections for all e-board positions will be held on February 21st at our general meeting.  Until then, our vice-chair, Marvin Rosete, …

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