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    Zachary DeWolf - District V


     

    About Zachary DeWolf

    Zachary DeWolf is a Chippewa Cree tribal member, a graduate of Western Washington University, and program manager with All Home King County, which coordinates homelessness efforts across King County. Previously, he was Director of Communications and Education at Pride Foundation in Seattle. 

    An experienced community activist committed to pursuing racial, economic, gender, and social justice through service, Zachary began his career working to increase Native youth graduation rates in Spokane during his time at the NATIVE Project. He went on to serve his country in the Peace Corps where he learned and taught Braille and opened a library at St Peter's Anglican School in Belize. Following his two year service, he became a coordinator for the 2012 SOULFORCE Equality Ride, which fought religious and political oppression of LGBTQ students at colleges and universities across the country. He is a speaker and writer for local blogs and national publications about community, community development, and native/queer issues.

    He currently serves as president of Capitol Hill Community Council and as a commissioner for the Seattle Housing Authority Board. Zachary previously volunteered on the boards of Gender Justice League, Victory Fund & Institute, and 43rd District Democrats. Zachary is also a member of theCoalition to End Urban Native Homelessness, was an Institute for a Democratic Future Fellow, and created and passed two exciting laws in 2017, establishing the country's first Renters Commission and requiring landlords provide voter registration to new tenants. He has also volunteered for Prospect Enrichment Preschool. 

    In 2014, he was honored to represent the LGBTQ and Native community as 2014 Seattle Pride Parade Grand Marshal. He lives in Capitol Hill, Seattle with his husband Derek and their dog Maya.

     

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    Zachary DeWolf

    School Board
    zachary.dewolf
    @seattleschools.org

    206-252-0040

    Representing

    District 5 Map

    • Bailey Gatzert
    • Garfield
    • Leschi
    • Lowell
    • Madrona
    • Meany
    • Middle College at Seattle University
    • Nova
    • Seattle World School
    • Stevens
    • Thurgood Marshall
    • Washington