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You are Invited to Celebrate Carlos Bulosan’s 100th Birthday!

All are invited to a series of free events this month to commemorate Filipino American history and the anniversary of Carlos Bulosan’s 100th birthday. Building off of the permanent Carlos Bulosan exhibit at the Eastern Hotel in the Chinatown/International District, the events share Bulosan’s history, artistic work, and impact even today on contemporary social justice […]


Take a Listen to this KIRO Radio Piece on our Seattle P-Patch Immigrant Farmers


Funding opportunity for community organizing and leadership development

If you are a Seattle organization that supports immigrants, refugees, and other communities of color, this opportunity for funding might interest you. The Leadership Executive Administration division of the City of Seattle Human Services Department (HSD) is seeking investment applications from those interested in providing community organizing and leadership development activities with Immigrant, Refugee and […]


P-Patch seeks to cultivate East African leaders for its community gardens

P-patch staff are working to increase East African participation and leadership in the growing urban agriculture movement.  Click here to read a recent article in the Runta News.


City of Seattle launches web portal on its funding programs

Have an idea to enhance your community? Need help with funding to make it happen? The city of Seattle may be able to help. It offers a wide variety of funding opportunities ranging from $250 to $1.5 million to support community projects. To make it convenient for community members to learn about its diverse funding […]


Check out the Volunteer Appreciation Event photos

On Thursday, October 28, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods held an even to honor community volunteers who serve on various boards and commissions and advisory councils, the City Neighborhood Council, the District Councils, P-Patch Trust and Site Coordinators and the City-wide Review Team.  Click here to view photos.


Resource Fair for refugees and immigrants November 13

A resource fair for refugees and immigrants will be held at the Garfield Community Center on Saturday, November 13 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.   Click here for more information.


Seattle Department of Neighborhoods Immigrant and Refugee Advisory Board member cited in Puget Sound Business Journal

Congratulations to Andrea Caupain, a member of the Immigrant and Refugee Advisory Board, who was named one of the Puget Sound Business Journal’s  “40 under 40″  top young business leaders for 2010.  Click here to read the article.


Seattle Department of Neighborhoods participates in Vietnamese Resource Fair

Staff from the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods took part in the Vietnamese Resource Fair on Friday, September 3, providing information in Vietnamese on department programs such as Neighborhood Matching Fund and the P-Patch program.  Attendees at the fair sampled Vietnamese cuisine and strolled among the 25 booths which offered a plethora of useful information.


Applicants sought for Immigrant and Refugee Advisory Board

SEATTLE – Mayor Michael McGinn and the Seattle City Council seek candidates to serve on the Seattle Immigrant and Refugee Advisory Board. Created as a result of the City’s 2007 Immigrant and Refugee Report and Action Plan, the board advises the Mayor and Council on issues affecting immigrant and refugee communities in Seattle. Representatives of […]