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State of the City Address

Mayor Woodards Hosted the 2023 State of the City Address on March 16

Photo of Mayor Woodards giving her State of the City AddressMayor Victoria Woodards hosted Tacoma's 2023 State of the City Address on Thursday, March 16, 2023. During the free community event, Mayor Woodards spoke on the theme “Building Tomorrow Together”. This in-person event was held at Mount Tahoma High School. Topics covered during her address included community safety, affordable housing and homelessness, and Tacoma’s ongoing recovery from the global pandemic.


Andrea Reay, President/CEO of the Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber of Commerce and Tara Zolfaghari, Vice Chair of the Mayor’s Youth Commission were the co-emcees.   


Thank you to everyone who attended in-person or watched on TV or online!


Watch the State of the City Address

Recordings of the State of the City Address in English, Spanish, Vietnamese and Sign Language will be available on this web page soon. You can now watch Mayor Woodards' remarks on Facebook (in English).