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City of Seattle, Harrell detail plan to tackle surge in graffiti

 

Last updated 11/3/2022 at 9:39am

Assunta Ng, Northwest Asian Weekly

Graffiti covers buildings in Seattle's Chinatown-International District.

SEATTLE - Seattle Mayor Bruce Harrell announced on Oct. 27 detailed elements of his One Seattle Graffiti Plan to beautify Seattle and address a surge in graffiti.

"Not only does tagging and graffiti detract from the vibrancy of our city, there are tangible impacts on communities targeted by hate speech, small business owners whose shops are defaced, and residents who rely on City signage for information and guidance," said Harrell in a news release. "Incidents of graffiti have dramatically increased throughout the pandemic, and progress requires a One Seattle approach, where we work together to advance proven solutions, reduce silos, and tap into our greatest resource-our community."

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