Gerald Smiley is an organizer at the Laborers’ Local Union 242. He serves as a board member of a nonprofit organization committed to developing affordable workforce housing, social justice, economics and education. Smiley also serves on the SHA Section 3 Committee, which advises a program to help public housing residents and others in the community with low incomes gain the skills, access to jobs and small business contracts they need to become self-sufficient. “I grew up in affordable housing,” said Smiley.
Seattle Housing Authority offices will be closed on Monday, May 27, to observe Memorial Day.