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AIR & NOISE POLLUTION

HEALTH CONCERNS IN BEACON HILL

Come to our community meetings on March 17, May 19, July 21, and September 15.

Create a neighborhood project!

Obtain a $500 to $5,000 grant for a neighborhood project that addresses our air and noise pollution and health concerns.  Small projects can 1) educate our community, 2) give some noise relief, 3) measure our air and/or noise emissions, 4) plant more trees, 6) promote alternative transportation, and/or 6) reduce noise levels from other sources.  Preference will be given to projects that involve Earth Day action and/or involve youth, limited English speaking residents, and community volunteers.  All projects must be completed by September 30.

To apply, send the completed application form (Download Application: doc | pdf) by March 13, 2018 to Maria Batayola at ejbeaconhillseattle@gmail.com.

If you need help with the application, email or contact her at 206 293 2951.

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El Centro & EPA Collaborative Problem-Solving CA 01J27101

2016
Oct 01

El Centro Receives EPA Grant

EPA awards $120,000 Collaboration Problem Solving Grant to El Centro de la Raza.  Please see project description. (Source)

2017
Jun 01

Community Education and Engagement

The Project conducted 24 community meetings in Chinese, English, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog and Vietnamese and met with 467 people who live, work, play and/or pray in Beacon Hill to learn about air and noise pollution in Beacon Hill and find out what do we want to do as Beacon Hill..Read More

Oct 01
Nov 01
Dec 02

Launch Community Action Plan (CAP)

Forty community and agency partners gathered at Centilia Cultural Center to brainstorm specific ideas to implement for the 8 areas in the Community Action Plan namely: 1) community education, 2) build organizing capacity, 3) change air routes to “give Beacon Hill noise relief”, 4) measure air and noise in Beacon..Read More

Dec 16

Inventory of Relevant Data and Studies

Project Co-Coordinator for Technical/Data Inventory, Dr. Roseanne Lorenzana reviewed and compiled information and data related to air and noise pollution health impacts related to Beacon Hill. The information was organized by Project Co-Coordinator for Implementation Maria Batayola for presentation to the community.

2018
Jan 09
Feb 05

Grants to Support Community Projects Now Available

Create a neighborhood project! Obtain a $500 to $5,000 grant for a neighborhood project that addresses our air and noise pollution and health concerns.  Small projects can 1) educate our community, 2) give some noise relief, 3) measure our air and/or noise emissions, 4) plant more trees, 6) promote alternative transportation,..Read More

Mar 17

Community Meeting: March 17, 2018

COMMUNITY MEETING 10 to Noon Saturday, March 17, 2018 Room 107, El Centro De La Raza 9:30 Refreshments 10:00 Welcome Neighbor 10:10 Beacon Hill Schools Air & Noise Levels MEJI MAPPS Project by Cleveland HS Environmental Club with Dr. Troy Abel 10:30 Beacon Hill Noise Study by Dr. Edmund Seto..Read More

Apr 21
Beacon Hill Food Forest Saturday 4/21, 10am to 2pm

Beacon Hill Food Forest Saturday 4/21, 10am to 2pm

Invite to 4-21-18 Noise Action Earth Day Action Beacon Hill Food Forest Saturday 10 am to 2 pm Blue Sky Trails Mural Project by Beacon Arts Each time a plane flies overhead, artists will stencil an airplane and note the noise level on the blue sky painting by Crick Lont...Read More

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