The Tacoma Housing Authority will mark 75 years of housing and community development work in Tacoma during a celebration this month in Tacoma’s Hilltop neighborhood.
The event will include light snacks and refreshments, live music, and remarks from community leaders such as Tacoma-Pierce County Black Collective Co-Chair Lyle Quasim; U.S. Senator Patty Murray; U.S. Representative Denny Heck, Tacoma Mayor Marilyn Strickland, Washington State Senator Jeannie Darneille, Tacoma Public Schools Superintendent Carla Santorno, and Tacoma Housing Authority Board Chair Stanley Rumbaugh.
The event will begin at 11:30 a.m. on Sat., Aug. 22, at the Tacoma Housing Authority Administrative Building, located at 902 S. L. St., in Tacoma. The event coincides with the Hilltop Street Fair, which will be held between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m., along Martin Luther King Jr. Way between South 9th Street and South 13th Street. Tacoma Housing Authority will be in People’s Park during the Hilltop Street Fair to discuss the organization’s programs and services.
More information is available online here.