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Night Out and Picnics in the Precinct Happening in August

This year marks the City of Seattle’s 30th Annual “Night Out Against Crime” celebration on Tuesday, August 5. Recently, Mayor Murray laid out a comprehensive public safety plan for Seattle that underscores the importance of providing opportunities for youth and community members to enjoy their streets and public spaces citywide. The Mayor believes Night Out […]

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Registration Still Open for Night Out August 5

Night Out is  a unique opportunity to bring your neighbors together, welcome new neighbors, talk about crime prevention and Block Watch efforts, and mainly just have a great time with food, music, games – whatever you want. The creativity we’ve seen of what neighborhoods come up with is amazing. Some gatherings are just a few households; […]

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Southeast Seattle Neighbors: Join us for the next Find it, Fix it Community Walk July 8

In his public safety address to the Seattle City Council last week, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray detailed a series of ‘Find it, Fix it’ Community Walks, focused on several crime hotspots. At the walks, community residents, police, and city officials will walk together to identify physical disorder and solve it, hence the find it and […]

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Funds Available to Neighborhoods to Support Night Out 2014 Activities

If your neighborhood plans to participate in the 30th Annual Night Out on August 5, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods has a fund to support your event and activities. The Small Sparks Fund provides matching dollars for neighborhood-initiated projects that promote community engagement. Community groups can request up to $1000 to help fund Night Out planning […]

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Message from DON Director regarding Mayor’s 2014 Proposed Budget

RE: Mayor’s Proposed 2014 Budget Dear community member: This afternoon, Mayor McGinn presented his Proposed 2014 Budget to the Seattle City Council. While the Mayor did not discuss all of the specifics of the proposed budget, I want to share budget information as it relates to Seattle Department of Neighborhoods. As the city slowly recovers […]

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Register by July 1 to apply for Small Sparks for your Night Out event!

 If your neighborhood plans to participate in the annual Night Out event on August 6, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods Small Sparks Fund is available to support your activities. The deadline to apply is Monday, July 8, but applicants must register to apply by July 1. The Small Sparks Fund provides matching dollars for neighborhood-initiated projects […]

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Funds available to help neighborhoods celebrate Night Out on August 6

On August 6, Seattle neighborhoods will celebrate the annual Night Out event. If your neighborhood plans to participate, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods has a fund available to support your Night Out event and activities. The Small Sparks Fund provides matching dollars for neighborhood-initiated projects that promote community engagement. Community groups can request up to $1000 to […]

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FEMA Grant to Create Emergency Hubs in Southeast Seattle P-Patch Community Gardens

Mayor Mike McGinn announced in May that the Seattle Office of Emergency Management (OEM) and Seattle Department of Neighborhoods (DoN) have been awarded $35,000 from the FEMA Community Resilience Innovation Challenge. The cash award will establish community emergency preparedness “Hubs” in selected P-Patch community gardens in southeast Seattle, in addition to providing training and outreach […]

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Get Fired Up on Neighbor Appreciation Day!

What’s quickly becoming one of the hottest events of Neighbor Appreciation Day is the Seattle Fire Department’s annual Fire House Open Houses.  Your neighborhood fire fighters invite you to tour the fire houses, learn about the equipment and fire safety, and get to know them in a non-emergency situation!  Click here for locations and times.

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Gun Safety Buyback event happening on January 26

The City of Seattle, King County, Seattle Police Foundation, and other community partners will host a Gun Buy Back Event on Saturday, January 26 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. It will be held at 600 7th Avenue in downtown Seattle in a parking lot beneath I-5 between Cherry and James Streets. People who turn in […]

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