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Hello everyone, good afternoon, my name is María Cristina Flores Fuentes.
On Tuesday, May 18, Cristine Flores unmuted her microphone and gave testimony to the King County Council in support of $5 million in economic development funding as part of the Unincorporated Black, Indigenous, People Of Color (BIPOC) Economic Alliance. She began by introducing herself as María Cristina Flores Fuentes, the owner of a small business called Za-Za Boutique located in White Center. Her testimony to Council was presented in Spanish and translated by Comunidad de la Vashon organizer, Cynthia Ramos.
The 2019 White Center Community Survey Report asked White Center community members, “What should community organizations focus on to improve White Center?” and the top community priorities were affordable housing, safety and health.
The White Center Community Development Association and partners thought of a solution: "Hope, Unity, and Belonging." This phrase was adopted as the name of a new building that will break ground in 2022. The White Center H.U.B. will sit on the former KC Public Health Center at 10821 8th Ave SW in White Center, in unincorporated King County, and current location of the White Center Food Bank.
2021 was a hell of a year for White Center. The work was different, creativity was the necessity, and compassion was used as a guide as well as a value.
We were able to do what we do because we believe in this community that always steps into their own leadership instructs our work. The WCCDA is extremely honored to be in person to support the work throughout the impact of the pandemic...