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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 Weekly COVID-19 Community Webinars

Updated April 6, 2020 Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is hosting weekly webinars every Friday from 2:30-4:00pm to connect community to information regarding COVID-19. Each week will cover different topics. Upcoming Webinar COVID-19 Community WebinarApril 10 | 2:30 – 4:00pm Check back for agenda information and final link. Previous Webinars April 3,… [ Keep reading ]

Join Us for a COVID-19 Community Webinar on March 20

You are invited to participate in this City of Seattle webinar series aimed at providing consistent and updated information about COVID-19 and its impact on your communities. COVID-19 Community WebinarMarch 20 | 2:30 – 4:00pm What you need to know about housing, groceries, and public utilities. Join via Skype: http://bit.ly/DONwebinar  Join… [ Keep reading ]

Learn civic leadership at the People’s Academy for Community Engagement

Accepting applications through Monday, September 30; classes begin October 12 Learn civic leadership and navigating local government at Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ People’s Academy for Community Engagement (PACE). Developed for the next wave of community leaders, PACE is taking applications for its fall quarter classes which run from October 12… [ Keep reading ]

Summer Update: Impacts in Chinatown / International District

If you’re spending time in Chinatown / International District this summer, stay informed about construction and other impacts. We’ve got details on projects and tips to make your time in these neighborhoods as easy as possible. Also, check out one of these free events sponsored by the City. Print a… [ Keep reading ]

Summer Update: Impacts Downtown

If you’re spending time in downtown Seattle this summer, stay informed about construction and other impacts. We’ve got details on projects and tips to make your time downtown as easy as possible. Also, check out one of these free events sponsored by the City. Print a Summer Updates flyer in… [ Keep reading ]

Summer Update: Impacts in Pioneer Square

If you’re spending time in Pioneer Square this summer, stay informed about construction and other impacts. We’ve got details on projects and tips to make your time in this neighborhood as easy as possible. Also, check out one of these free events sponsored by the City. Print a Summer Updates… [ Keep reading ]

View updates on the neighborhood emphasis walks

Message from Andrés Mantilla, Director Mayor Durkan recently launched a pre-summer emphasis program in seven neighborhoods to improve public safety and address community maintenance needs. Directors from numerous City departments joined business and community members for business area walks in May to identify ongoing issues. To address these issues, the… [ Keep reading ]

Take a Tour of the Get Engaged Toolbox

TheCommunity Resource Hub is an online portal of City resources, information, and tools to help community members connect and engage with city government and with each other. Within the hub, there is a toolbox in each category full of “how-to” documents, videos, websites, tip sheets, and more. The Get Engaged… [ Keep reading ]

Save Seattle from Seriously Slippery, Slushy, Sloppy Sidewalks (say that quickly 3 times)

Seattleites, you are amazing! Thank you for everything you’ve been doing to help your neighborhoods and your neighbors safely get through all this snow and ice. We’ve seen so many people out there lending a hand by shoveling snow, clearing drains, pushing cars, assisting neighbors in need, and so much… [ Keep reading ]