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Receive up to $1,800 to start a Community Emergency Hub

In partnership with the Seattle Office of Emergency Management, the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is offering up to $27,000 in funding to support Community Emergency Hubs throughout the city.  This is enough to provide 15 groups with up to $1,800 to create their own Hub-in-a-Box. A Hub-in-a-Box contains the essential… [ Keep reading ]

Duwamish River Opportunity Fund to provide $250,000 for community-initiated projects

Seeking proposals to support Duwamish River neighborhoods For years, Duwamish River neighborhoods have been impacted by environmental injustices, including the Superfund clean-up occurring in and along the river. To support them, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is again seeking proposals to the Duwamish River Opportunity Fund (DROF) to help fund community-based… [ Keep reading ]

Free COVID-19 testing now offered at two drive-up sites across Seattle

The City of Seattle, King County, and UW Medicine are now offering free COVID-19 testing at two drive-up sites across Seattle. If you live, work, or regularly visit Seattle​, and you are experiencing a symptom(s) of COVID-19 ​and/or​ you have been exposed to someone with COVID-19​ within the past 14 days,… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle will transfer Fire Station 6 to community

We at the City of Seattle understand the urgency behind making bold investments in the Black community and increasing community ownership of land in the Central District. The City believes in the vision behind the William Grose Center for Cultural Innovation and we remain committed to making the transfer of… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle Launches Seattle Together Initiative

The City of Seattle is launching the Seattle Together initiative, which is designed to celebrate ideas, share resources and events, and connect community during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Seattle Together initiative asks community members to amplify stories of good work and resiliency by residents, elevate resources and share best practices,… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle is No Place for Hate

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Seattle is experiencing one of the most consequential events in our City’s history: the COVID-19 pandemic. Our community has been resilient and dedicated. We are looking out for one another and working together to flatten the curve and protect our most vulnerable communities and those on the frontlines of this… [ Keep reading ]

City partners with U.S. National Guard to support food banks during COVID-19

If you have seen people in military uniforms about town this past week, it may be the U.S. National Guard. And they are here to help our food banks! In recent weeks, 252 members of the U.S. National Guard have been working in food distribution centers, serving food, and supporting… [ Keep reading ]

#SeattleTogether shines a light on community connections

Over these past few weeks of the COVID-19 crisis, we have all experienced lots of changes that are fundamentally changing our city and our communities. This has been traumatic and challenging for all of us, in ways both big and small. But, throughout this crisis, we have seen community come… [ 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 ]

Get Connected to our COVID-19 Community Webinars

Updated September 1, 2020 Seattle Department of Neighborhoods hosts webinars connecting community to information regarding COVID-19 and more. Upcoming Webinars Our Community Webinars are on pause as we adjust the format to better meet the needs of community.We will announce the next webinar date in September. When it returns, the… [ Keep reading ]