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Nine Community Projects Receive Award from Duwamish River Opportunity Fund

In November Mayor Murray announced $250,000 in awards for nine local micro-projects along the Duwamish River as a result of the Duwamish River Opportunity Fund. The projects will work to advance the environmental quality of the area and public health of people living near the river. “The City of Seattle is honored to support these […]

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Next Matching Fund Supported Beacon Hill Meaningful Movie “Nothing Like Chocolate” December 19

Nothing Like Chocolate is a film that brings together themes we explored in our season’s films; the environment, fair trade, fair wages, dignity of all work. Follow the efforts of a determined young man to produce slave free, locally sourced, organic, cooperatively produced bean to bar chocolate from a small solar powered factory on the […]

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Space Still Available for the Learn the Basics of Advocacy and how Government Works FREE Seminar

We still have a few spots left for our seminar this evening!  Please RSVP to Wendy Watson at wendy.watson@seattle.gov if you would like to attend. Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ People’s Academy for Community Engagement (PACE) presents its fall seminar, “Democracy Needs You! Five Essential Advocacy Tools that will Shape Your World.” Forget the days of […]

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City of Seattle Awards Nearly $439,000 in Matching Funds for Neighborhood Projects

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods recently awarded nearly $439,000, in matching funds to support 23 neighborhood-initiated projects across the city of Seattle. Community groups received Small and Simple Projects Fund awards from the city’s Neighborhood Matching Fund Program for projects that range from an oral history project on Central Area seniors to events on the culinary […]

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Do You Care About Preschool?

Seattle residents are invited to six meetings to provide feedback on several elements of the new Seattle Preschool Program. Food, childcare and interpretation are provided. RSVP to Rachel Schulkin at preschool@seattle.gov or call 206-684-3942. For more information, visit www.seattle.gov/education.        

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Bayview Triangle Planting Party this Saturday!

Come work on Beacon Hill’s newest restored landscape! Join Seattle Tree Ambassadors, Beacon Hill Garden Club, Beacon Merchant’s Association and Beacon Arts to weed, plant new understory plants, and mulch this Saturday, November 22 from 9 a.m. to noon. We’ll provide tools, gloves, safety vests, and snacks. Come enjoy brisk weather, hot cocoa, and setting […]

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Join us for the interactive “I Wish a Mother Would” on Sunday, November 23

On the afternoon of Sunday, November 23 from 3 to 7:30 p.m., join the interactive community art project, “I Wish a Mother Would,” as it explores dreams of a better world via oral histories, video, and photography. Installed as a site-specific performance in the historic house museum of the James & Janie Washington Foundation (1816 […]

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This Month’s Beacon Hill Meaningful Movies – It’s Free and so is the Popcorn!

Beacon Arts presents November’s Meaningful Movie, “Princess Angeline.” It will show on Friday, November 21 at 7:00 p.m. at The Garden House at 2336 15th Ave S (across from the Shell station). “Princess Angeline” is a film which tells the history of the Duwamish Tribe, Seattle’s first people. It uses the life of the daughter of […]

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The Latest Issue of our Neighborhood News is Out

Read about activities and events involving the programs of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods in this issue of Neighborhood News. There’s a new city landmark, a free seminar, and a listing of events happening in neighborhoods. If you are interested in subscribing, just click here. Our next issue will be out in December.

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Free Fall Seminar – Democracy Needs You!!

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ People’s Academy for Community Engagement (PACE) is pleased to present our 2014 Fall Seminar, “Democracy Needs You!  Five Essential Advocacy Tools that will Shape Your World.”  Forget your days of “Schoolhouse Rock” – our guest expert facilitator, professor, and long-time community activist Nancy Amidei is the real deal. This seminar will cover […]

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