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Introducing the Bustice League!

This week's Hella Bus Blog Thirsty Thursday blog post comin' at ya! #knowledgeresponsibly We’ve got big news coming out of Buslandia, a place where dreams come true. Do you dream of 100% youth voter turnout? Do you want to befriend other rad civically engaged young...

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Say Her Name.

On Sunday Charleena Lyles was shot and killed by Seattle Police in her home after calling to report a burglary. It is a devastating loss for her family, children, and the community. Institutional, systemic racism, under-resourcing of mental health services, and...

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Bus Bash: 10-Year Anniversary Concert!

This year is our 10-year anniversary and you know what that means - time to CELEBRATE! If there's one thing we've learned over the past decade, it's how to throw a rockin' party. We couldn't celebrate our 10th year with any old regular event.. that's why this year's...

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Busquatch 2017!

Welcome to the first installation of the Hella Bus Blog's Thirsty Thursday blog post! #knowledgeresponsibly   Memorial day weekend the Bus was out in force at the one, the only, SASQUATCH! In addition to watching some incredible music and getting gnarly tank top tans,...

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Become a Friend With Benefits

We're in the midst of a fundraising blitz right now, gathering as many new monthly donors as we can. All the cool kids are doing it, and we're excited to have you join us by clicking here. But if that's not enough to convince you, here's our two newest staff members...

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FestiBust-a-Move 2016

The Washington Bus & Washington Bus Education Fund presents the one, the only... FestiBust-a-Move 2016!!! Join us for our annual celebration on Thursday, December 8th from 6:30-9:30pm at The Piranha Shop as we celebrate the incredible people, programs and partners...

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On Community Leaders and Heroes

Gordon Hirabayashi (acttheatre.org) On Tuesday night, we went to the ACT Theater to see Hold These Truths, a play about Gordon Hirabayashi, one of the few people who resisted against Japanese internment during WWII. The show forced us to confront some uncomfortable...

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Sa(you)want Rent Control?

Last week, nearly a thousand people gathered in Town Hall to witness the debate on rent control. The atmosphere was tense and the crowds were restless, highlighting how pressing the issue of housing affordability in Seattle has become. Seattle City Councilmembers...

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#Toby

Natalie Brand, K5 News' chief political reporter, came to interview our very own Toby Crittenden this morning. Toby is a master narrator- he told The Bus' story seamlessly. His hair also looked great (#TeamSaveIt). Brand seemed interested in voter apathy and ways in...

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