Support for Sound Transit 3 - Transit for All
Futurewise supports the expansion of light rail in the Puget Sound Region as a means to increasing urban density near transit, widening the availability of affordable housing, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Seattle Health & Equity Assessment
While Seattle as a whole may be thriving, certain populations and certain neighborhoods do not enjoy the prosperity and opportunity of others.
Yesler Community Collaborative
Futurewise is supporting the Yesler Community Collaborative in their efforts to slow displacement and gentrification, support locally owned businesses and encourage urban green space in the neighborhoods surrounding Yesler Terrace.
Communities of Opportunity
Futurewise is working with Communities of Opportunity, an initiative founded by King County and the Seattle Foundation to improve health and well-being in ethnically and geographically diverse communities throughout King County.
Seattle Comprehensive Plan
The Seattle 2035 Comprehensive Plan update is the vision for Seattle’s future and will guide land use decisions, programs, and investments that will shape our city over the next 20 years. Futurewise is working with the City and with our partners to ensure that our city grows in a way that is equitable, affordable, and environmentally sustainable.
Support for Affordable Housing
Futurewise supports affordable housing policies and practices at the local and state level. Ensuring that affordable, equitable housing options are available in our urban areas is a key component of growth management in Washington.
Spokane Regional Food Policy Council
Futurewise staff person Kitty Klitzke is the President of the Spokane Regional Food Policy Council. The mission of the Council is to advance policies and initiatives that foster a resilient food system in the Spokane area; one that is healthy and equitable for its citizens, economy and environment.
Regional Equity Atlas
The Regional Equity Atlas uses maps, policy analysis, and community-based research to promote widespread opportunity for stronger, healthier, and more sustainable communities.