Tag Archives: Maia Segura

Changing Perceptions of Our Community Begins From the Inside

by Maia Segura and Daimian Lix

(The following is a transcript of a speech given at the Rainier Chamber of Commerce in recognition of excellence in business and community  practices within the Southeast Seattle area.)

Daimian and myself are truly so honored for the Rainier Chamber of Commerce, 2015 Business of the Year Award.

First I wanted to say that we get a lot of questions about our name: Penniless Projects. No, it does not mean that we work for free, as some of you may have hoped (although, truthfully we end up doing more of that than we let on). Continue reading Changing Perceptions of Our Community Begins From the Inside

“South Seattle, Time to Take a Collective Breath”

by Maia Segura

Let’s just take a deep breath and get some perspective.

We all agree that the sweet Hays were brutally beaten by a psychopath. This guy is still out there, and this is NOT OK on any level. Continue reading “South Seattle, Time to Take a Collective Breath”

South Seattle Gems: Maia Segura

Gems is a column devoted to spotlighting the various denizens who contribute to the rich mosaic that is the South Seattle area.

Photo: Maia Segura.
Photo: Maia Segura.

Who: Maia Segura

Best Known Around South Seattle As: The Community Business Manager of the Rainier Beach Merchants Association and Owner of Penniless Projects Continue reading South Seattle Gems: Maia Segura