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2023 – News about Councilmember Girmay Zahilay

View 2023 press releases from Councilmember Zahilay.

June 13, 2023
Zahilay awards Martin Luther King Medal of Distinguished Service to Donnitta Sinclair Martin
“Donnitta Sinclair took one of the darkest moments of any mother’s life and used her pain as fuel for change. She created a space for mothers who lost their children to gun violence, and has worked tirelessly to advocate for healing and for action to end gun violence."

April 25, 2023
Zahilay applauds support for Crisis Care Centers levy in early returns
“This is a huge victory for King County. Our communities are in crisis and we have few options for mental health and addiction recovery services. The Crisis Care Centers levy will give us a chance to build out our recovery infrastructure so we can give our neighbors more places to go for care and healing..."