gun violence, guns, mental health, mental illness

SPD talks new trespassing program, how Capitol Hill businesses can deal with mental illness

Doing business on Capitol Hill in the middle of the big city comes with some unique challenges in dealing with people of every stripe and type. With an updated trespassing program and the city’s new crisis center available as new resources, Hill business owners will gather Tuesday night to learn more from the Seattle Police Department about the programs, services and tools that have been developed to help businesses serve customers in the safest environment possible.


children, gun violence, guns, youth violence

Sunday march against gun violence starts at Westlake

A rally to remember the victims of Sandy Hook and encourage state legislators to ban semi-automatic assault weapons, sponsored by Washington Ceasefire.

Speakers include Mayor Mike McGinn, State Senator Ed Murray, Washington Education Association President Mary Lindquist, the Interfaith Amigos, Rev. Sanford “Sandy” Brown and CeaseFire Board President Ralph Fascitelli.

Josephine Howell, The Raging Grannies and Seattle Peace Chorus will also perform.