Hella Bus Blog

Get the latest Bus news hot off the presses!

Browse through more recents posts from the Bus

An open letter to the 2017 Fellowship Class

Enjoy this week's Hella Bus Blog Thirsty Thursday blog post! #knowledgeresponsibly   Dear 2017 Fellows, It’s been a long season of outreach and planning in preparation for your arrivals and I could not be happier to finally meet you all. In 2013, I was a fellow and it...

read more

Bus Bash: 10-year Anniversary Concert!

This year is our 10-year anniversary and you know what that means - time to CELEBRATE! If there's one thing we've learned over the past decade, it's how to throw a rockin' party. We couldn't celebrate our 10th year with any old regular event.. that's why this year's...

read more

Busquatch 2017!

Welcome to the first installation of the Hella Bus Blog's Thirsty Thursday blog post! #knowledgeresponsibly   Memorial day weekend the Bus was out in force at the one, the only, SASQUATCH! In addition to watching some incredible music and getting gnarly tank top tans,...

read more

GiveBIG 2017

Giving BIG is so Bus! GiveBIG provides a unique opportunity—the only day of the year—where ANY amount you give is amplified to make the biggest possible impact. And we’re down with that. Because no matter what giving level you choose, it has a direct impact on your...

read more

Become a Friend With Benefits

We're in the midst of a fundraising blitz right now, gathering as many new monthly donors as we can. All the cool kids are doing it, and we're excited to have you join us by clicking here. But if that's not enough to convince you, here's our two newest staff members...

read more

FestiBust-a-Move 2016

The Washington Bus & Washington Bus Education Fund presents the one, the only... FestiBust-a-Move 2016!!! Join us for our annual celebration on Thursday, December 8th from 6:30-9:30pm at The Piranha Shop as we celebrate the incredible people, programs and partners...

read more

Our Favorite Made-Up Holiday of the Year!

Okay Washington, now that our true favorite seasons has arrived…. we have some important things on our to-do list. After you figure out your fall look and come to terms with that reading list you’ve been neglecting all summer, we need to talk about about a v....

read more

On Community Leaders and Heroes

Gordon Hirabayashi (acttheatre.org) On Tuesday night, we went to the ACT Theater to see Hold These Truths, a play about Gordon Hirabayashi, one of the few people who resisted against Japanese internment during WWII. The show forced us to confront some uncomfortable...

read more

Sa(you)want Rent Control?

Last week, nearly a thousand people gathered in Town Hall to witness the debate on rent control. The atmosphere was tense and the crowds were restless, highlighting how pressing the issue of housing affordability in Seattle has become. Seattle City Councilmembers...

read more