Tacoma has been outfitting police officers with body-worn cameras since mid-December, with a goal of having all of them deployed by the end of March. Now, the city is on track to finish that process a month early.
Tacoma Housing Now spokesperson Rebecca Parson speaks with KNKX All Things Considered host Ed Ronco, about the advocacy group's goals and tactics. Producer: Posey Gruener
They briefly occupied an abandoned middle school, hoping to make it into housing. They dumped trash on the steps of Tacoma’s city hall, urging trash collection at encampments. And now a group pushing for better housing in the city says it plans something on Christmas Day, too.
KNKX's Take the Mic and South Seattle Emerald presented Election 2020 - The Youth Vote: A conversation about leadership, ethics and values and how they factor into choosing a candidate on October 14. The event was hosted by KNKX News Director Florangela Davila and South Seattle Emerald Editor-in-Chief/Publisher Marcus Harrison Green.
Tacoma Mayor Victoria Woodards says the feelings she gets talking about her mentor, friend and adoptive father Harold Moss, who died late Monday at the age of 90, are still raw. Even so, she feels compelled to talk about him — now more than ever.