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Don’t Miss the Seattle Premiere of “SEED: The Untold Story”

Don’t miss the Seattle premiere of the award winning documentary SEED: The Untold Story at SIFF Cinema Uptown on October 25 at 7pm. SEED: The Untold Story is an award winning documentary about the dramatic loss of seed diversity and the future of our food, from the filmmakers behind The… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Murray Announces $501,415 in Matching Fund Awards for Community-Based Projects

Mayor Ed Murray announced an investment of $501,415 in matching funds to support 24 neighborhood-initiated projects across the City. The awards are part of the City’s Neighborhood Matching Fund (NMF), which provides more than $3 million each year to local organizations. The awards are part of the Small and Simple… [ Keep reading ]

Tell the City What You Think at Our New One-Stop Shop for Public Input Opportunities

For the past 3 months, we’ve been reaching out to Seattle residents through our Engage Seattle survey and campaign to get feedback on how the City can more effectively and equitably manage our outreach and engagement efforts. During this process, we’ve heard one thing loud and clear: people want City… [ Keep reading ]

Crown Hill / Whittier Heights Find It, Fix It Community Walk POSTPONED Due to Weather

Due to the severe weather forecast for this coming Saturday, and out of an abundance of caution, the Crown Hill / Whittier Heights Find It, Fix It Community Walk originally scheduled for October 15, 12:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. has been postponed. This decision was driven by public safety concerns… [ Keep reading ]

Changing the City’s Approach to Outreach and Engagement

Message from Kathy Nyland, Director of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods: On Monday, September 26, Mayor Murray presented his 2017-2018 Proposed Budget to the Seattle City Council. His proposal includes legislation that addresses equitable outreach and engagement and outlines a new citywide framework for community involvement to be led by the… [ Keep reading ]

Congratulations to the 21 Graduates of People’s Academy for Community Engagement

Last week, 21 “up-and-coming” community leaders celebrated their graduation from the People’s Academy for Community Engagement (PACE), a program of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods. These emerging leaders went through the nine-month program to gain skills in leadership, community involvement, and civic engagement. Director Kathy Nyland attended the graduation event at… [ Keep reading ]

City Council Approves Designation of Mount Baker Park Presbyterian Church as City’s Newest Landmark

Seattle City Council recently approved a landmark designation ordinance for the Mount Baker Park Presbyterian Church building. Located in Seattle’s Mount Baker neighborhood, this building joins the more than 400 landmarks in the city that represent our rich cultural and architectural heritage. The city’s Landmarks Preservation Board approved the nomination,… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle Appoints Seven New Members to the Seattle Youth Commission

Yesterday the City of Seattle appointed seven members and re-appointed the eight existing members to the Seattle Youth Commission. The appointments occurred at a special City Council Committee meeting held at 4:00 p.m. to accommodate the schedules of the students. Appointed by the Mayor and Seattle City Council, the 15 youth… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Murray Presents Proposed 2017-18 Budget – Director Nyland Discusses the Changes to Department of Neighborhoods

This afternoon, Mayor Murray presented his Proposed 2017-2018 Budget to the Seattle City Council. A section of this budget will focus on a new direction for Seattle Department of Neighborhoods (DON). As you know, the Mayor issued an Executive Order in July that mandated the City of Seattle to approach… [ Keep reading ]

Neighbors Invited to Georgetown Find It, Fix It Community Walk

Please join Mayor Murray and city leaders on Wednesday, September 28 in the Georgetown neighborhood for our fifth Find It, Fix It Community Walk. These walks provide a unique opportunity for community members to identify neighborhood needs and discuss challenges directly with City leadership. Georgetown Find It, Fix It Community… [ Keep reading ]