Valdez and Farivar team up to improve voter turnout

SEATTLE — Senator Javier Valdez (D-Seattle) and Representative Darya Farivar (D-Seattle) express concern and disappointment over low voter turnout for the 2023 general election. “Though there are still ballots to... READ MORE

Policing & Incarceration – Where We Go From Here

Dear Friends and Neighbors, Over the last few weeks, both recent and not so recent events have sparked a renewed call for reform of police culture and accountability. Our community,... READ MORE

Join Me for Another Community Conversation

Dear friends and neighbors, In August we gathered for a community conversation in the Maple Leaf neighborhood. I was simply blown away by the group who joined us. We spent... READ MORE

Out In The Community With You

Dear Friends and Neighbors, It was great to gather with you on August 27th at Cloud City Coffee to organically talk about the issues effecting folks in our community. Hearing... READ MORE

Join Me For Coffee This Sunday!

Dear friends and neighbors, Please consider meeting me for coffee on August 27th, from 10 am – 12 pm at Cloud City Coffee! This is a great opportunity to share... READ MORE

August Legislative Update & An Upcoming Event!

Dear Friends and Neighbors, August is upon us, and I have been attending local events like Pride, visiting neighbors at community events, and seeing many familiar faces at local businesses.... READ MORE

Farivar Appointed to Work Group & Joint Legislative Task Force

OLYMPIA – Rep. Darya Farivar, D-North Seattle, has been appointed to the Language Access Work Group within the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS), as well as the Joint... READ MORE

July Legislative Update

Dear friends and neighbors, Thanks for coming out and joining Sen. Javier Valdez, Rep. Gerry Pollet, and me last Wednesday at Nathan Hale High School for the 46th district town... READ MORE

First Year Legislator Darya Farivar Sends First Bill To Governor

OLYMPIA – Maintaining family bonds during incarceration reduces recidivism and promotes rehabilitation and successful reintegration into our communities. Yet, those who are involved with the justice system have faced inequitable... READ MORE

Legislative Update & Impactful Funding for our Community

Dear Friends and Neighbors, This e-newsletter is a quick look at what’s happening in Olympia and how it might affect all our communities. In this issue, I’ll share an update... READ MORE