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Posted on: June 9, 2022

Raising of Juneteenth Flag on Thursday, June 16

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Members of the community are invited to join City of Bothell for the raising of the Juneteenth flag at City Hall on Thursday, June 16 at 9 a.m.   

Every year, City of Bothell recognizes Juneteenth as the day that slavery finally came to a...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Posted on: May 26, 2022

Raising of Progress Pride Flag on Wed., June 1st at 10am

Pride Month Flag Raising

Pride Month  

City Council recently voted to raise the Progress Pride Flag at several city facilities on June 1st for Pride Month. We will be raising the Progress Pride Flag at City Hall on Wednesday, June 1st at 10am. Community members are invite...

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City of Bothell News (Home page)
Posted on: April 21, 2022

Community Listening Sessions for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

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We want to hear from you! Join the City of Bothell for a Community Conversation about Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEIB), facilitated by our DEIB consultant Chanin Kelly-Rae. Sign up for one of several virtual Zoom sessions being offered ov...

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Learn more about DEI efforts... City of Bothell News (Home page)
Posted on: March 23, 2022

City Appoints Members to DEI Public Advisory Committee

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Several months ago, the City solicited volunteers to serve on a new temporary Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) advisory committee.  Committee members will help a DEI consultant and city staff draft a long-term DEI Action Plan for City Counci...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Posted on: February 3, 2022

Black History Month, The Life of Benjamin McAdoo

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Black History Month is a time to celebrate the extraordinary contributions Black Americans have made in our nation's history. This month, we are honored to share the story of Benjamin McAdoo, Washington State's first licensed Black architect who at one po...

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City of Bothell News (Home page)
Posted on: July 13, 2021

Apply for Pop-Up Retail Business Incubator by July 25th

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The City of Bothell is accepting applications from qualified businesses to participate in a new Pop-Up Retail Incubator Program.  Learn more and apply by July 25th at  www.mercycorpsnw.org/bothellpopup.  

Bothell City Council rec...

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Additional Info... City of Bothell News (Home page)
Posted on: September 3, 2021

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Virtual Open House - Sept 22

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We have been moving forward with some exciting internal Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) work and we’d like to share some updates! Join our consultant, Chanin Kelly-Rae and city staff at a virtual Open House. 
September 22, 2021Wednesday&...
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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Raising of the Pride Flag on Monday at 10am / Other Updates

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Pride Month  

On June 1st, City Council issued a Pride Proclamation to honor and celebrate our lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual family, friends, neighbors, and co-workers. We were honored to have Ginger Chien accep...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Posted on: May 24, 2021

Staff Evaluating Merits of Consultant

April 5th, 2021 - Hello! Late last year, City Council prioritized Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and added some funds to our budget for a part-time coordinator.

As we talk with other cities and consultants, we’re learning that hiring a part-time...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Posted on: May 24, 2021

Community Survey on DEI

March 16, 2021 - Last summer city staff began taking a closer look at our internal processes and how we approach diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). Staff and City Council discussed Bothell demographics, which show a beautiful, growing, and changing c...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Posted on: May 24, 2021

DEI Update

May 13, 2021

Hello! Just wanted to give a quick DEI update.  

Consultant and Staff Timing

As many of you know, we’ve spent the last few months doing a lot of DEI research.  After meeting with other cities and area consultants, sta...

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Posted on: August 31, 2021

City of Bothell Selects Four Businesses for Pop Shops on Main

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The City of Bothell has selected four successful applicants for Bothell’s new retail incubator program. Bothell City Council approved a pop up incubator program to support the creation of new small businesses and provide more opportunities for m...

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City of Bothell News (Home page)
Posted on: October 4, 2021

City Seeks Advisory Committee Volunteers to Help “Tell Bothell’s Full Story”

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The City of Bothell Landmark Preservation Board has been awarded a special grant to fund a "Telling Bothell's Full Story," project and we need help from the community! Inspired by an initiative launched by the National Trust for Histori...

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City of Bothell News (Home page)
Posted on: December 7, 2021

Join the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Advisory Committee

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The City of Bothell is seeking community members to serve on a new Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Advisory Committee. 

Those interested should apply by January 10, 2022.

In late 2022, Bothell City Council adopted a new goal to "Pursue ...

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