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Tacoma Charter Review

Events: Charter Review on City Council Agenda Tuesday July 9thCity Hall, 747 Market Street, Tacoma, City Council Meeting starts at 5pm You can attend in person or via zoomwww.zoom.us/j/84834233126 passcode 349099Emails can be sent to cityclerk@cityoftacoma.org up to 24 hours prior to the…

qʷiqʷəlut Water is Life Series

This spring and summer 350 Tacoma is hosting a series of events that combine caring for qʷiqʷəlut (“little marsh”), a 1.5 acre salt marsh that we steward, with educational presentations by local organizations and experts. Speakers will cover a wide…

City of Tacoma: No Legal Obligation

by Michelle Mood Tacoma City Planning Department has: NO LEGAL OBLIGATION to promote health justice. NO LEGAL OBLIGATION to promote racial equity. NO LEGAL OBLIGATION to protect us from the climate emergency.       I’ve been working with many organizations and…

Mega Warehouse Permitted for South Tacoma

The City of Tacoma Planning and Development Services Department has permitted Bridge Industrial‘s 2.5 million square foot warehouse in South Tacoma (LU21-0125) without a full Environmental Impact Statement. The proposal estimates that traffic will be increased by 5,000 vehicle trips…

WAREHOUSEPALOOZA!

by Michelle Mood                                  2.5 million square feet planned for South Tacoma  by Bridge Point Industrial 2.0 million square feet planned for Milton by Bridge Point Industrial 1 million sq. ft. already under construction 2.3 million square feet planned in Fredrickson…

Responding to Industry Propaganda

Response to Frank Boykin Op-Ed in the Tacoma News Tribune: As world leaders meet in Glasgow to discuss what we must do to avert the worst of the climate crisis, here in Tacoma, city leaders seem intent on doubling…

In Defense of Black Lives

At 350 Tacoma we understand that climate justice is racial justice. We are grateful for the clear leadership and guidance from Black leadership at 350.org and our national coalition partners, the Movement 4 Black Lives, directing all white and non-Black…

Racial Justice is Climate Justice

Today we were honored to support WA Youth for Climate Justice in holding their climate strike in Wright Park. We helped organize an amazing cast of speakers to highlight that racial justice is climate justice. The speakers included: Annette Bryan…