January, 2013
The Washington Initiative (WAI) gained a new member – Chris Rogers, aka “Lux”.
Needle Pickup: Found 61 in one week.

February, 2013
Met with Public Safety Officers from the North and East Precincts.
Needle Pickup: Found 98 in one week.
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March, 2013
Needle Pickup: 52 found in one week.

April, 2013
The WAI started campaigning for free children’s self-defense classes.
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May, 2013
Temper earned her Community Emergency Response Team (C.E.R.T.) certification.
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Temper spoke at Social Outreach Seattle’s Anti-Violence and Crime March & Rally, where the WAI also provided route security.
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Collegiate safety flyers distributed on Cap. Hill, and emailed to over 20 local colleges/community colleges.
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June, 2013
Provided security for the Seattle PRIDE parade.
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Public safety patrols on Cap. Hill in response to anti-gay hate crimes.
The WAI runs a successful bake sale in Westlake Park, with all proceeds going towards the “Taking Initiative: Nation of Heroes” documentary.
We start plans for The HIVE.

July, 2013
Attended Project HOPE in San Diego, California.
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Public safety patrols on Cap. Hill in response to anti-gay hate crimes.

August, 2013
Public safety patrols on Cap. Hill in response to anti-gay hate crimes.

September, 2013
The WAI taught a free self-defense class with The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence at R-Place nightclub.
Temper spoke with POW! (Proud Out & Wonderful!), a group of LGBTQ & Ally teens, about eating healthy on a budget.
We promoted FEMA’s National Preparedness Month by offering tips and posting flyers around Seattle.
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October, 2013
The WAI taught  free self-defense classes for Seattle Counseling Services.

November, 2013
Chris obtained his C.E.R.T. certification.
Fall S.I.G.N.s of HOPE event, with six new volunteers.
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December, 2013
Winter S.I.G.N.s of HOPE event, with two new volunteers.
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Created a WAI – Volunteers group on Facebook, to encourage more creative, original ways to help the Greater Seattle area.