Meadowbrook Community Council

Supporting community spirit and creating a connected environment in NE Seattle's Meadowbrook community and surrounding neighborhoods.

JAMS Community Landscape Design Reveal!!!

Please join us to celebrate the completion of the Landscape Design Master Plan. Come share your thoughts and opinion on which construction area or project we should prioritize.

Cake and refreshments are provided!

Your attendance will count as a MATCH for our grant-Please come and celebrate!

Jane Addams Middle School Cafeteria-Enter through the main entrance on the East side of the campus (34th Ave NE)

Community Event-LIVE in D5!!

Message from Councilmember Debra Juarez
You might have heard me or my staff talking about a District 5 arts and culture event recently, if you haven’t consider this your official invitation! This is the first ever councilmember led (and district specific) event that we are hosting.

I will be hosting a free community celebration of arts and culture in Seattle’s North-end this Saturday afternoon from 1-5pm at Hubbard Homestead Park (the one behind the Target on Northgate Way). We are partnering with the Seattle Drum School and Music Center of the Northwest to bring local live music to Hubbard Homestead Park. The event includes:
• Live music from local musicians
• Free tacos Taqueria Los Chilangos, for the first 200 people
• Cash beer garden featuring Fremont Brewing Company
• Activities for children
• Vendors and information booths – Thank you to all the city departments who are coming out!
• PokemonGo Lures
• Incredible weather forecast
• Voter registration, courtesy of The Washington Bus

D5

Meaningful Movies-February 13, 2015

Shady Chocolate Business

Friday, February 13, 2015, 7 P.M.WMM-flyer-February2015

Jubilee Hall, Our Lady of the Lake Church
8900 35th Ave NE, Seattle

Shady Chocolate Business (45 min, 2012) is a documentary film about child slavery on the cocoa plantations in the Ivory Coast and Ghana, about the multinationals in the chocolate industry that benefit from inexpensive cocoa beans, and about good-practices certification agencies that provide their seal of approval to some chocolate products. Some 800,000 children are estimated to work the cocoa supply chain. The documentary quotes an industry spokesperson who “asserts that the world’s biggest companies spend millions of dollars helping the children on the plantations to better lives–that more than 40 programs of education, the building of schools, hospital construction etc. are in operation in the Ivory Coast. But is this true? [spl.org catalogue].” Shady Chocolate Business will be paired, if license permission is granted, with a CNN documentary called Cocoa-nomics (25 min, 2014), a report from their worthwhile anti-slavery documentary series “CNN Freedom Project.” Valentines Day is coming up. Chocolate and now its sourcing should be on our minds.

Please join us for the film’s showing. It’s FREE and open to the public! Doors open at 6:30 P.M. Parking is available on NE 89th and NE 90th streets. The film begins at 7:00 P.M with a facilitated community discussion to follow.

More information at: http://www.wedgwoodmeaningfulmovies.org/
Sponsored by the Wedgwood Justice and Peace Coalition

Wedgwood Meaningful Movie 1/9/2015

FIXING JUVIE JUSTICE

Friday, January 9, 2015, 7 P.M. Doors open at 6:30PM

to be shown in
Jubilee Hall, Our Lady of the Lake Church
8900 35th Ave NE, Seattle
(entrance at the NE 89th St. and 35th Ave. NE corner of the building)

Fixing Juvie Justice (57 min, 2013) is a documentary film about “restorative” or “transformative” justice. When youth are involved in conflict, harm, and “crimes,” are jails, prisons, and punishments the only options? “Fixing Juvie Justice” introduces us to some remarkable alternatives being used in Baltimore, Maryland and New Zealand. These alternatives are forms of “transformative / restorative justice” originating with the Maori people that we are just beginning to learn about, although they have been the practice of indigenous cultures for thousands of years. This new movement focuses on community building and criminal justice. Our discussion will consider what effect ‘fixing juvie justice’ might have in Seattle and King County.

Please join us for the film’s showing. It’s FREE and open to the public! Doors open at 6:30 P.M. Parking is available on NE 89th and NE 90th streets. The film begins at 7:00 P.M with a facilitated community discussion to follow.

More information at: http://www.wedgwoodmeaningfulmovies.org/
Sponsored by the Wedgwood Justice and Peace Coalition

Night Out Against Crime — Tuesday, August 5th

Dear Community Friends,

As you may know the 30th Annual Night Out Against Crime is taking place on TUESDAY, AUGUST 5th, 2014. Registration for the event is still available via the following link: http://www.seattle.gov/police/nightout/default.htm

Night Out Seattle

August 5, 2014

National Night Out is a great opportunity for neighbors to reconnect and additionally meet any new neighbors. Getting to know your neighbors is one of the most effective tools in preventing crime.

On the National Night Out registration form, you are given the opportunity to close down the street. Please remember, in order to legally close the street you must be registered. Remember to never block the intersection! Please do not use a vehicle as a barricade to close your street. Your neighbors arriving home and emergency vehicles may need to transit your block.

We look forward to seeing you at Night Out, 2014.

Thank you,
Elizabeth

Elizabeth Scott
Crime Prevention Coordinator
North Precinct