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Community volunteers needed to advise on zoning modifications at John Muir Elementary School

Español // Tiếng Việt // 普通话 Here’s your chance to serve on an advisory committee that will recommend whether to grant modifications to City zoning regulations affecting John Muir Elementary School located at 3301 S. Horton St., Seattle, WA 98144. The Seattle School District is requesting the following modifications (also… [ Keep reading ]

Learn about Seattle’s new City Council District boundaries

The City of Seattle is updating the boundaries of its seven City Council Districts to give each district approximately the same number of residents and balance representation in city government. This means that some Seattle residents may be shifting to a different district. These changes do not affect current City… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle’s Neighborhood Matching Fund Invests $818,698 in 21 Community-Led Projects

The City of Seattle has awarded $818,698 to support 21 community-initiated projects through Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ Neighborhood Matching Fund (NMF). Twenty-one community groups received awards ranging from $8,320 to $50,000 and have pledged $780,269 to match their award through local cash donations, volunteer hours, donated materials, and in-kind professional… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Redistricting Commission seeks public comment on amended draft of new City Council Districts

The Seattle Redistricting Commission is in the process of redrawing the boundaries of Seattle’s seven City Council Districts. During the Regular Redistricting meeting on September 27, 2022, the group voted to amend the draft map previously adopted on August 2, 2022. Members of the public are invited to submit comments… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods to Receive $125,000 Our Town Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods has been approved for a $125,000 Our Town award from the National Endowment for the Arts to support Stories of Belonging. This is one of 51 grants the agency approved nationwide to support projects that integrate arts, culture, and design activities into efforts that strengthen communities… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Redistricting Commission invites participation in public forums

Updated May 12, 2022 የሲያትል መልሶ ማከፋፈያ ኮሚሽን በህዝባዊ መድረኮች ላይ ተሳትፎን ይጋብዛል 西雅圖選區重劃委員會邀請您來參加公共論壇 시애틀 지역구 재조정 위원회, 공개 포럼 참여 초대 Guddiga Dib-u-dejinta Seattle wuxuu ku martiqaadayaa ka qaybgalka golayaasha dadweynaha La Comisión de Reconfiguración Distrital de Seattle le invita a participar en los foros públicos Ang Komisyon ng… [ Keep reading ]

International Special Review District Board announces candidates for annual election

國際區特別審查區董事會宣布年度選舉候選人 Hội Đồng Phê Duyệt Đặc Biệt Khu Phố Tàu Chinatown International District (International Special Review District) thông báocác ứng cử viên cho cuộc bầu cử hằng năm Due to the continued impacts of COVID-19 and ongoing public health concerns, the 2021 International Special Review District (ISRD) Board election will… [ Keep reading ]

Join our I LOVE CENSUS DATA virtual conversation

Updated November 2, 2021 Thanks to a tremendous community effort, Seattle achieved one of the highest 2020 Census participation levels in the nation! What’s next? What happens with that Census data? How will the City of Seattle use this data to make decisions? How is any of this information useful to you? Get answers to these questions and more from the I Love Census Data virtual… [ Keep reading ]

Facilitator selected for Equitable Communities Initiative Task Force

The City of Seattle’s Equitable Communities Initiative Task Force and the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods have selected Seattle-based company The Profitable Nonprofit to coordinate and facilitate the City’s Equitable Communities Initiative Task Force (ECI), a group of Black, Indigenous and people of color (BIPOC) community leaders. The ECI Task Force… [ Keep reading ]

Join us for a community conversation focused on the impacts of COVID-19 on Seattle’s African American Community

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Updated May 26, 2020 Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, in partnership with Central District Forum for Arts & Ideas, Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute, Northwest African American Museum, and New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, invites you to join us for a virtual community conversation focused on the impacts of COVID-19 on Seattle’s African American… [ Keep reading ]