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Community Liaison Rocio Briones talks about how to support Latinx businesses

Though Seattle may seem like a highly connected city, some of our most vulnerable residents lack consistent access to computers, smart phones, and reliable internet. To amplify and understand the needs of these residents, Community Liaisons partnered with members of the City of Seattle’s Internet for All Working Group to… [ Keep reading ]

Latinx Heritage Month: Milvia Berenice Pacheco Salvatierra

Versión en Español My name is Milvia Berenice Pacheco Salvatierra, I am an Afro Latina artist born and raised in Caracas-Venezuela. Experiences with trauma at an early age fueled in me a pressing drive toward movement. My first brush with the power of movement as a catalyst for healing came… [ Keep reading ]

P-Patch Provides Community Connection and Year-Round Produce for Gardeners Vasant and Sharda

Interbay P-Patch How long have you and your family been gardening at the P-Patch? Vasant: We’ve been gardening here, maybe four years. I am retired so I do a lot of community work. I heard about the giving garden, started volunteering, and eventually got a plot for us and a… [ Keep reading ]

Volunteers needed to advise on development plans for Seattle Children’s Hospital

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is seeking interested community members from the Laurelhurst, Montlake, and Ravenna/Bryant neighborhoods to serve on the Seattle Children’s Hospital Standing Advisory Committee (SAC).  The Seattle Children’s Hospital SAC meets to: Review an annual report from Seattle Children’s Hospital on its development; Review and comment on progress… [ Keep reading ]

Rediscover Seattle encourages people to support local small businesses in their neighborhood

As the city begins to reopen and recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, we want to encourage the people of Seattle to venture out and support small businesses. To jumpstart this process, we’ve launched a social media campaign called Rediscover Seattle that features profiles of local businesses and landmarks to help folks discover new places in… [ Keep reading ]

The Vietnamese American Community and COVID-19 by Trang Hoang

Though Seattle may seem like a highly connected city, some of our most vulnerable residents lack consistent access to computers, smart phones, and reliable internet. To amplify and understand the needs of these residents, Community Liaisons partnered with members of the City of Seattle’s Internet for All Working Group to… [ Keep reading ]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of John Rogers Elementary School for landmark status

SEATTLE (August 5, 2021) – Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of John Rogers Elementary School at 4030 NE 109th Street on Wednesday, August 18, 2021 at 3:30 p.m. The meeting will be held virtually. Meeting participation is limited to access by the WebEx meeting link or the telephone call-in line that… [ Keep reading ]

Community Liaison Amanda Richer Goes inside One Health Clinic to Learn about the Digital Gap

Amanda J. Richer has experienced homelessness herself and is familiar with many of the issues the unhoused community faces. For this project, she talked with One Health Clinic to learn the needs of their clients so she could bring those stories back to City staff. Why did you choose to… [ Keep reading ]

Comic novella highlights achievements of Asian Americans in World War II

Building on the interest and success of their 2019 film “From Gum Saan to Golden Spike,” the OCA-Greater Seattle continues their creative narration of Asian American history with the recent project “In a Yellow Tone.” This comic novella highlights the contributions and sacrifices made by Chinese American military veterans through… [ Keep reading ]

Learn about the Neighborhood Matching Fund at Upcoming Workshops

Fund supports community-building projects in Seattle’s neighborhoods  Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is hosting three virtual workshops for those interested in applying to their Neighborhood Matching Fund. Each workshop will provide an overview of the Neighborhood Matching Fund, the qualities of a strong application, and the review process. Neighborhood and community groups interested in the fund… [ Keep reading ]