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The Lease Up Podcast
21 minutes | Jan 15, 2019
Fighting Poverty and Building Futures with Leon Garnett Of Byrd Barr Place
The CEO of Byrd Barr Place, Leon Garnett has had a front row seat and a major hand in the to the fight to lift the community to better circumstances. With their move to the Liberty Bank Building, Garnett is looking forward to operating surrounded by the community he serves, working to fight displacement and poverty.
20 minutes | Jan 8, 2019
A Conversation for Entrepreneurs with Curtiss Calhoun Of Black Dot Seattle
Among the new tenants in the Liberty Bank Building is Black Dot Seattle, a co-working space and resource center for Black entrepreneurs. Operations Manager Curtiss Calhoun gives us the rundown and talks about the excitement of being part of this historic effort.
25 minutes | Jan 1, 2019
Talkin Cuts, Community and The Liberty Bank Building w. Earl of Earl's Cuts & Styles
TraeAnna Holiday sits down with Earl Lancaster of Earls Styles & Cuts to talk 30 years of cuts, community building and the future of the CD with the Liberty Bank Building.
24 minutes | Dec 28, 2018
Community Building Against Gentrification with Wyking Garrett of the Africatown Land Trust
One of the most passionate advocates of the Liberty Bank Building, Wyking Garrett has been a lifelong proponent of Black business ownership and Black excellence. He joins the show to speak on the reasons behind this push to claim a part of the Central District as something for and by Black folks!
22 minutes | Dec 17, 2018
Discussing the Liberty Bank Building Project with Christopher Persons of Capitol Hill Housing
The Lease Up! welcomes one of the central figures in the rebirth of the Liberty Bank Building into a community-focused and -centered project to the show! Christopher Persons has been instrumental in securing and directing the process that has lead to the success of the Liberty Bank Building's efforts to become a piece of the African American dream in Seattle's Central District.
23 minutes | Dec 11, 2018
Cooking Up Community with That Brown Girl Cooks
The Lease Up! is proud to welcome Kristi Brown and Damon Bomar of That Brown Girl Cooks to the show to discuss their upcoming move into the Liberty Bank Building as one of their anchor tenants representing Black-owned businesses as they stake their claim to the historic Central District in the face of gentrification.
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