On November 28th, 2023, a second set of indictments were brought against former We Heart Seattle board president Kevin Dahlgren, making for a total of 25 charges against him.
On the Public Record
On 10/31/23, Dahlgren was indicted for 14 felony counts of Theft, Aggravated Identity Theft and Identity Theft, and 5 misdemeanor counts of Official Misconduct.
Kevin Dahlgren is the Homeless Industrial Complex manifest, turning a profit from exploitation of the unhoused via misery porn he pedals for likes on Twitter.
Andrea Suarez is only emboldened by opposition to her organization and its practices, and retaliates against critical feedback by doxing the people who give it.
We Heart Seattle booked nearly $300k in revenue in 2021 in the form of charitable contributions and closed the year with $200k in the bank. Why haven’t these funds been spent on reducing homelessnes
This episode of the FOIA Files is brought to you by none other than We Heart Seattle Exposed and the results of our FOIA request with the Seattle Police Department.
Between September 25th, 2020 and March 28th, 2022, Andrea Suarez placed 52 known calls to the Seattle Police via 911 and believe there are likely to be others. We are still waiting on records to come back for April of 2022 onward.
Unlike the many reports we’ve fielded here from mutual aid volunteers and park residents themselves, which our opposers are quick to strike down as illegitimate for whatever reason they can concoct that conveniently allows them to do so, our FOIA requests have unearthed many more that cannot be so easily discounted. There are many letters written to city officials in various governmental offices, ranging from the Mayor’s office and city council, to the Parks department and beyond, recanting lackluster experiences with We Heart Seattle that don’t support Suarez’s party line.
Andrea Suarez and members of We Heart Seattle flee by car when caught demolishing a man’s camp site without permission. No offers of help were ever made.
A Sandel Park encampment resident threw a hatchet at Andrea Suarez for trying to take his tent while he was actively inside it and then she had him arrested.
A Seattle Parks department employee files a report after being verbally assaulted by two We Heart Seattle staff members, Tim Emerson and Charles Woodward.