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Get Engaged Hot Sheet: December 12-19

graphic that states "Get Engaged"We want to make it as easy as possible for you to get involved in your City and your community!

Here are 5 things you can do this week to GET ENGAGED!

Attend the City of Seattle Fair Chance Housing Public Meeting: In August 2017, the City of Seattle passed Fair Chance Housing legislation to help prevent discrimination in housing against renters who live with criminal history. This public comment meeting will allow individuals to learn more about the legislation, the proposed rules and FAQs, and provide comments and concerns. (December 14, 6pm at Yesler Community Center)

Attend an Open House on 12/14 for Cal Anderson Park Lighting Study: This is an opportunity for the community to learn about and provide feedback on potential changes to lighting at Cal Anderson Park.  (December 14, 5-8pm at Cal Anderson Shelterhouse)

Share Your Feedback on Capitol Hill Design Guidelines: The Office of Planning and Community Development needs feedback from the community to guide their efforts in updating the Capitol Hill Design Guidelines to help shape new development in the neighborhood. Public comment period open through December 31, 2017.

Provide Scoping Comments Regarding the Roosevelt RapidRide Project: The Roosevelt RapidRide Project will provide a high-quality service connecting Downtown Seattle with the neighborhoods of South Lake Union, Eastlake, University District, and Roosevelt. Seattle Department of Transportation has initiated a 40-day scoping period to help determine issues to be addressed in the environmental document and identify any significant issues related to the proposed project. Public comment period open through January 12, 2018.

Join the Next Wave of Community Leaders: Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is accepting applications to the People’s Academy for Community Engagement (PACE), our civic leadership development program aimed at cultivating the next wave of community leaders. Learn how City government works, build your leadership skills, and practice ways to make your voice heard! The winter quarter begins February 24 and runs through March 24. Apply by February 5, 2018.