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Secure historic buildings from vandals and theft

The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods (DON) Historic Preservation Program understands the need to secure buildings from vandals and theft during the current State of Emergency. We recognize the impact this may have on communities in the interim and suggest employing only the measures that are absolutely necessary. Use the following… [ Keep reading ]

People’s Academy for Community Engagement (PACE) will be paused for 2020

All of us have experienced quite a bit of change over these past weeks of COVID-19 as we navigate this rapidly developing crisis – for the City and our residents. Our job, as the City, is to take care of our community. In response to COVID-19, all City departments, including… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Jenny Durkan Leads Coalition of 40 Bipartisan Mayors Calling on Census Bureau to Extend Census Response Deadline Due to Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic

Mayor Jenny A. Durkan today sent a letter to the United States Census Bureau requesting that the Bureau extend the 2020 Census deadline from August 14, 2020 to September 30, 2020. The letter to the Census Bureau was co-led by Mayor Bill de Blasio of New York City, Mayor Lori… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle comes together to celebrate people on the front lines in #MakeAJoyfulNoise

Let’s make some noise Seattle! Seattle’s cultural community in association with the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture (City of Seattle) encourages residents to participate in a civic wide celebration of people on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic response. Starting 8 p.m. sharp Thursday evening, we’re asking Seattleites… [ Keep reading ]

Get Connected to our COVID-19 Community Webinars

Updated June 30, 2020 Seattle Department of Neighborhoods hosts webinars connecting community to information regarding COVID-19 and more. The webinars take place on the second and fourth Friday of each month. Upcoming Webinar COVID-19 Community WebinarJuly 10, 2:30 – 4pm Join onlinehttps://tinyurl.com/DON-commty-webinar Join by phone1-206-207-1700United States Toll (Seattle)1-408-418-9388United States TollAccess… [ Keep reading ]

Join Us for a COVID-19 Community Webinar on March 20

You are invited to participate in this City of Seattle webinar series aimed at providing consistent and updated information about COVID-19 and its impact on your communities. COVID-19 Community WebinarMarch 20 | 2:30 – 4:00pm What you need to know about housing, groceries, and public utilities. Join via Skype: http://bit.ly/DONwebinar  Join… [ Keep reading ]

Share your ideas for park and street improvements

Now’s your chance to share ideas for small-scale park and street improvements you’d like to see in your neighborhood. During Your Voice, Your Choice 2020, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is asking community members to democratically decide how to spend $2 million of the City’s budget on these improvements. From February… [ Keep reading ]

Meet Nate Moxley, our new Community Garden Coordinator

Nate Moxley joined our P-Patch Community Gardening team in January. Actually, he “re-joined” the team, having previously worked for the P-Patch program from 2009 – 2013. Nate is one of our P-Patch Community Garden Coordinators, working in collaboration with gardeners to coordinate 16 of our 89 community gardens throughout the… [ Keep reading ]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of the Northgate Elementary School for landmark status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of the Northgate Elementary School (11725 1st Avenue NE) on Wednesday, March 4.  The meeting will be held in Seattle City Hall (600 4th Avenue, Floor L2) in the Boards & Commissions Room L2-80 starting at 3:30 p.m. The agenda will be… [ Keep reading ]

VIDEO: Impact 2020 – Central District Community Conversation

On January 25, 2020, current and past residents of Seattle’s Central District neighborhood gathered at Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute to share their stories on how the African-American community has been impacted by the drastic changes in the Central District and how the loss of community and culture has affected… [ Keep reading ]