This is Ryan Polich. Last weekend he made this sign for the Womxn’s March in Seattle during a poster-making workshop hosted by the School of Visual Concepts. (More photos here. Thanks to reader Anne Hilton for passing these along). The Saturday march is expected to be the third largest women’s march in the country, drawing more than 50,000 people. Curious who’s attending? Hear from local women, some who are getting politically involved for the first time in their lives, in this video by Lauren Frohne, Corinne Chin and Erika Schultz of The Seattle Times.
Here’s what else is going on around town:
- One out of every 263 homes in the Seattle area was for sale at any given time last year. That makes us the second tightest housing market of any metro area in the country. (The Seattle Times)
- Educators and advocates want to create a mandatory ethnic studies curriculum to be taught in Seattle schools. (Seattle Weekly)
- Motivated by Donald Trump’s win, a Seattle techie rallied a group of people to launch Presterity, a site that organizes and aggregates coverage of the President-elect so people can keep track of it all. (GeekWire)
- New to Seattle and looking for recs on the best places to eat, drink and explore this gorgeous city? Here’s some advice from Seattleites who’ve lived here a year and are finding their groove. (The Stranger)