Mike McCready – and Pearl Jam – endorse Colleen Echohawk as new Seattle Mayor though a video published on his social media.
Colleen Echohawk is the Executive Director of the Chief Seattle Club, a Seattle-based nonprofit providing housing assistance, healthcare, food, job training, and other services for their membership, which is mainly American Indian and Alaska Native people.
Echohawk is the founder of the Coalition to End Indigenous Homelessness. A long-time advocate for affordable housing and solutions to homelessness, she joined the Board of the National Low Income Housing Coalition in 2021. She has served on Seattle’s Community Police Commission since 2017.
Born in Rome in 1980, she began to collaborate with pearljamonline.it in December 2017 managing to combine her two greatest passions: the English language and Pearl Jam.
Favorite song: Smile
Favorite album: Yield
Favorite bands/artists other than PJ: Dave Matthews Band, R.E.M., Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Björk, Smashing Pumpkins