Rainy City People
Conversations with local activists, politicians, and non-profit workers who are working to make Seattle more livable for all.
Tune in Wednesday at 11:00AM and Friday at 3:00PM to learn how you can get more plugged in to your community.
Join me in conversation with Sustainable Ballard’s President Jenny Heins to learn about the history of the organization that has brought us RainWise gardens, Little Free Libraries, and Meals with Neighbors. Many of these programs are currently seeking volunteers, so please visit the website to learn more and get involved.
Rainy City People discusses local news and events, and connects you to ways to make your block, neighborhood, and Seattle more livable and accessible. Each segment we introduce you to a different neighbor working in the community – from urban farmers to political organizers – they’ll share their exciting projects, and we’ll learn how we can get involved and support their work. Tune in to Rainy City People Wednesday at 11AM and Friday at 3PM, only on KBFG.
This week I sit down with Mike O’Brien, Seattle City Councilmember, to discuss representing District 6, and we talk about division around the progressive revenue tax on big businesses to support housing and emergency services, public transit access, and backyard cottages. He describes his commitment to healthy democracy and listening to his constituency.
This week, I talk with Carrie Ferrence, Executive Director of City Fruit. City Fruit creates a network of fruit trees and neighbors across the city to reduce waste and bolster the emergency food systems. We talk about food deserts, how fruit brings people together, and the ways that you can get involved to support our environment and bring fresh produce to Seattleites. Learn more and join the movement at cityfruit.org.
Original Air Date: May 9, 2018 Katie Wilson, General Secretary of Transit Riders Union talks about progressive revenue tax, the importance of equitable access to public transit, and how investing in affordable housing will make our city stronger. Visit Transit Riders Union to learn how you can get involved and support their work.