Why Rebuild Flo Ware
The park today is Unsafe and Unwelcoming!
on our neighborhood
& needles in the sandy play areas are impossible to keep clean
and threaten the safety of our children
basketballs roll into street
Unsafe slide: is
set in cement slope
for elders and picnicking
structure: only two kids at a time
out the Plan for the New Park!
Flo Ware Park Serves
A Diverse Community
80% of our neighborhood non-white
playground for Seattle Girls School
50% on scholarship
of surrounding churches
immigrants: Oromo Community Ctr.
Immigrants: Iglesia de Dios Pentecostes
Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church and Church of God Evangelistic Center
Park as it stands today does little to honor the memory of Flo Ware who
was a quintessential
activist, known in Seattle for raising a strong and logical voice on
behalf of children, the elderly, and the poor. The new plan honors
both our community and Flo Ware.
park named in her honor) should be visible and a constant reminder that
our generation has produced extraordinary human beings with a strong
commitment to justice as exemplified by Mrs. Ware."
(Charles Z. Smith
Professor of Law)
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