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Seattle’s Community Involvement Commission releases 2019 Annual Report

The City of Seattle’s Community Involvement Commission (CIC) has released its 2019 Annual Report. The report details the CIC’s engagement with City of Seattle programs and departments and their top recommendations to improve equitable outreach and engagement. “The annual report provides excellent insight into the charter and purpose of the… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle announces First-Ever Census Ethnic and Minority Media Fund Awards

The fund will invest a total of $150,000 in 22 media organizations that serve historically undercounted communities Today, the City of Seattle announced the recipients of the 2020 Census Ethnic and Minority Media Fund. With a total investment of $150,000, 22 media organizations will receive grants to educate and engage… [ Keep reading ]

Become a Your Voice, Your Choice Champion

Help spread the word aboutYour Voice, Your Choicein your community. Your Voice, Your Choice (YVYC) is here to put community decision-making back in YOUR hands! You and your neighbors get to create, develop, and vote on what park and street improvements will receive funding in your neighborhood! We are gearing… [ Keep reading ]

Help advise on zoning modifications to Kimball Elementary School

Here’s your chance to serve on an advisory committee that will recommend whether to grant zoning modifications desired for Kimball Elementary School (3200 23rd Ave S) in Beacon Hill. Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is seeking community members to serve on this committee. The Seattle School District is requesting modifications (also… [ Keep reading ]

Meet Esprit Autenreith, the newest member of our Neighborhood Matching Fund team

Esprit Autenreith is an Administrative Specialist working as the self-proclaimed “paperwork wizard/witch” for the Neighborhood Matching Fund (NMF) program. She is responsible for tracking all things related to the Community Partnership Fund within NMF as well as providing basic administrative support to the whole team. Get to know more about… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Renters’ Commission supports Transit Riders’ Union ORCA for All Campaign

Members of the Seattle Renters’ Commission have issued a statement in support of the Transit Riders’ Union ORCA for All campaign which envisions a near future when every resident and every worker in Seattle and King County has an unlimited transit pass in hand. Excerpts from letter: “The Seattle Renters’ Commission supports… [ Keep reading ]

Help advise on the Master Plan for Swedish Cherry Hill Hospital

Updated February 26, 2020 Volunteers are needed to serve on a Standing Advisory Committee (SAC) to advise the City and Swedish Cherry Hill Hospital on the potential impacts of its campus development on the surrounding neighborhoods. Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is seeking interested neighborhood residents with experience in neighborhood organizations… [ Keep reading ]

Citizens Advisory Committee for the Seattle Central College Master Plan begins monthly meetings

Committee advises on development plans for the campus. The Seattle Central College Citizens Advisory Committee will begin regular public meetings on the 1st Monday of each month beginning February 3. The meetings will be held at Seattle Central College Broadway Performance Hall at 1625 Broadway beginning at 6:00 p.m. The… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Renters’ Commission urges City of Seattle to enact eviction forgiveness measures

Members of theSeattle Renters’ Commissionhave issued a statement urging the City of Seattleto enact eviction forgiveness measures that will prohibit the use of eviction records older than 3 years when determining eligibility for housing and seal all eviction records after 7 years. Excerpts from letter: “Poor families, immigrants, people of… [ Keep reading ]

Meet Fabiola Arvizu, our citywide Community Engagement Coordinator

Fabiola Arvizu is a recent addition to our Community Outreach and Engagement team. As a citywide Community Engagement Coordinator, she has been busy introducing Seattle residents to City staff and services and sharing opportunities for folks to engage in community efforts in their neighborhoods. Get to know a little bit… [ Keep reading ]