Lisa E. Papp

Posting Citizen Journalist • Member since Jan 22, 2018

Lisa is a long-time resident of Washington state and Whatcom County. She is a solar energy advisor helping homeowners in Washington and other U.S. states add solar power to their building. She was a member of the Barkley Toastmasters club and served as Club President, V.P. Membership, Past President, and Treasurer. She has been an entrepreneur for many years offering marketing consulting, graphic design, and social media management services. She has volunteered for a variety of causes and believes in giving back. In the past, she has worked for non-profits including the American Institute of Architects Seattle Chapter, Northwest Community Housing Foundation which completed the first Co-housing project in the U.S. in Winslow, and for-profits including Nordstrom. She is not an expert on homelessness but a concerned citizen who would like to do more to help.

Articles by Lisa E. Papp

Unity Village Will Have a New Site. Thank you, Mayor Fleetwood and Director Sepler!

By Lisa E. PappOn Jan 28, 2020

There is good news to report for the future of Homes NOW’s Unity Village since I last wrote here January 16, 2020! The temporary tiny home community for homeless people, currently [...]

Unity Village Needs a Permit Extension. Please, Mayor Fleetwood, Can You Help?

By Lisa E. PappOn Jan 16, 2020

Since my December 30th, 2019 article about Homes NOW’s Unity Village petition for a permit extension, there have been a variety of developments in the process and communication between the [...]

Unity Village Tiny Home Community Requests Permit Extension

By Lisa E. PappOn Dec 30, 2019

The search for a permanent location for Unity Village, Bellingham’s first tiny home community for our homeless neighbors, is ongoing. Leased or owned land, a minimum of 1/4 acre (1/2 acre [...]

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Recent comments

"What can we do to create attractive, community-friendly, and environmentally-friendly buildings that are also afordable in order to accomodate Bellingham’s growing population including college students?

Jul 18, 2021 on
North State Street Dormitory Open for Business Fall 2021

"Here is my question… If I mask up for others, will they take responsibility for their health and boost their immune system by eating healthfully, exercising, getting good sleep, [...]

Mar 05, 2021 on
Masked Resistance

"You make some good points, Satpal, particularly about the complex issue of homelessness resulting mostly from federal government choices, policies, and funding (or defunding) of resources.However, regarding your comment…“[...]

Jan 27, 2021 on
City Hall Clutches its Pearls

"Thank you, John, for your many years of community activism and education and for your honesty. Especially with Mayor Fleetwood choosing to continue with the same staff from Kelli Linville’[...]

Jan 27, 2021 on
City Hall Clutches its Pearls

"Thanks again, Jon, for the valuable reporting and ongoing work. An aggravating situation continues, unfortunately and unnecessarily. The COB needs to create the Broadband Advisory Group ASAP! You and Atul [...]

Dec 11, 2020 on
Comcast Rate Hike: Getting Less for More