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Newsletter 1/24/2022

Newsletter 1/24/2022

Newsletter Contents: Mask-up for Omicron COVID LGBTQIA+ Writers Lab Intro to Qigong T'ai Chi Chih Class Restarts GenPride at the Movies: Supernova Yoga & Stretching Strength & Balance   Note these dates: January 25, Tuesday -- LGBTQIA+ Writers Lab January 27, Thursday...
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Newsletter 1/14/2022

Newsletter 1/14/2022

Newsletter Contents: Mask-up for Omicron COVID Intro to Qigong Healthy Living for Your Brain & Body LGBTQIA+ Writers Lab T'ai Chi Chih Class Restarts GenPride at the Movies: Supernova Health Equity Listening Sessions  Yoga & Stretching Strength & Balance   Note these...
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Holiday Break

Holiday Break

  A reminder that the GenPride office will be closed for winter holiday break, from Friday Dec 24 through Sunday Jan 2. Our ongoing fitness classes will also take a break during that time. We are back to a regular schedule on...
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Monday, December 13, 2021 – Crane goes up!

Monday, December 13, 2021 – Crane goes up!

It was truly a triumph of teamwork, including support from more than a dozen different organizations—including Community Roots Housing, Environmental Works, Leavitt Cranes, Barnhart Crane & Rigging, Northwest Tower Crane, CEC Equipment, Seattle Blue, Yes We Can Flagging, Albrecht Birkenbuel, Inc., RDF BUILDERS CO, Swenson Say Faget,...
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Pride Place Construction Updates

Pride Place Construction Updates

It’s been a successful month of construction at the Pride Place project! Select demolition of the two landmark structures being salvaged, as well as the full demolition of the Atlas building, was successfully completed. The project is now underway into the installation...
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Tuesday, November 30th, 2021 – Installation of Storm Main & Utility Tie-Ins in Broadway

Tuesday, November 30th, 2021 – Installation of Storm Main & Utility Tie-Ins in Broadway

Utility work will begin end of November and is scheduled to take 6 weeks to complete Closures will begin at 7AM and Broadway will be fully re-opened at 4PM, daily Monday – Friday. During the working hours, Broadway will be closed to...
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Saturday, November 20th, 2021 – Installation of Tower Crane

Saturday, November 20th, 2021 – Installation of Tower Crane

SDOT and Metro have approved a full closure of Broadway between East Pike and East Pine for the installation of the onsite tower crane.
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Wednesday, November 17 – 18th, 2021 – Seattle City Light Exploration in Alley

Wednesday, November 17 – 18th, 2021 – Seattle City Light Exploration in Alley

Excavation of the alley will be taking place to the west of the jobsite location to expose the existing Seattle City Light below ground infrastructure. This work is taking place to locate a feasible installation location for the pre-cast concrete electrical vault...
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New Construction!

New Construction!

Directly following our September groundbreaking ceremony, October brings a blank slate for construction!
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PRIDE PLACE, FIRST WASHINGTON LGBTQIA+ AFFIRMING SENIOR HOUSING PROJECT TO BREAK GROUND ON CAPITOL HILL

PRIDE PLACE, FIRST WASHINGTON LGBTQIA+ AFFIRMING SENIOR HOUSING PROJECT TO BREAK GROUND ON CAPITOL HILL

Seattle, WA (August 27, 2021) – GenPride and Community Roots Housing are breaking ground on Pride Place, a 118-unit affordable housing development on Seattle’s Capitol Hill. The project will celebrate the groundbreaking with an event on September 10th, 2021, with construction beginning shortly thereafter.  
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The Future Pride Place!

The Future Pride Place!

Rendered image of the future Pride Place building, courtesy of Environmental Works. GenPride is excited to announce the official name for our collaborative project with Community Roots Housing to build LGBTQIA+ affirming affordable housing and a community center in the heart of...
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GenPRIDE stands with Taking B(l)ack Pride.

GenPRIDE stands with Taking B(l)ack Pride.

GenPride stands in solidarity with Taking B(l)ack Pride and the Trans Women of Color Solidarity Network. We encourage those planning on attending or supporting Capitol Hill Pride this year to reconsider based on the events and information available. The recent actions of Capitol Hill Pride are racist and deliberately endanger...
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GenPride stands against anti-Asian hate and violence, and in solidarity with the AAPI community

GenPride stands against anti-Asian hate and violence, and in solidarity with the AAPI community

We are outraged and heartbroken by the recent murders in Atlanta, as well as the many physical acts of violence around the nation (including in the Puget Sound Region), that are manifestations of the ever-present racism that Asian American and Pacific Islander...
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Stay well and have fun during the quarantine

Stay well and have fun during the quarantine

Need a reset like something funny or cute to take your mind off things for a moment? Check out some of our picks, and let us know if you've got any you'd like to share! Community Suggestions and staff picks have no...
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Housing update 3

Housing update 3

Now that the LGBTQ-Affirming Senior Housing project has received funding commitments from the city, county, and state, the project team is advancing into the next phase of design work for the project and initiating the entitlements process to obtain all necessary land...
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The Lavender Palette – GenPRIDE Field Trip

The Lavender Palette – GenPRIDE Field Trip

We had a great turnout of 39 GenPRIDE elders and friends for our field trip to The Lavender Palette, an art exhibit of Washington state’s gay and lesbian artists active from 1910 through 1970, offered at the Cascadia Art Museum in Edmonds, WA....
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Housing Update 2

Housing Update 2

LGBTQ-Affirming Affordable SeniorHousing Comes to Seattle!GenPRIDE to be the ground floor service provider.The mayor announced on Monday, December 9 2019, that the Office of Housing has chosen to fund Washington state’s first ever LGBTQ-Affirming Affordable Senior Housing building, to be located on...
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Sexuality in Later Life

Sexuality in Later Life

Many people want and need to be close to others as they grow older. For some, this includes the desire to continue an active, satisfying sex life. With aging, that may mean adapting sexual activity to accommodate physical, health, and other changes....
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Rural Area Resource Guides

Rural Area Resource Guides

Community Survey to help build Resource Guides for Trans and Non Gender Conforming in Rural AreasTake the Survey Thurston County TAKE THE SURVEYSnohomish CountyTAKE THE SURVEYPierce CountyTAKE THE SURVEYAre you a Significant Other, Friend, Family member, Ally or Service Provider? Take the...
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Special Event Support

Special Event Support

Provide set up, tear down, hosting of special events.
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