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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… [Read more]

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… [Read more]

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… [Read more]

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… [Read more]

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… [Read more]

Take a Tour of the Get Engaged Toolbox

The Community 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… [Read more]

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… [Read more]

Help Your Neighborhood Weather the Snow

Hey Neighbors! The snow is again upon us, and it’s going to continue this week. This means we all need to help each other. Whether you live in an apartment or a home, be a great neighbor – here’s how: Check on your neighbors to make sure everyone is ok,… [Read more]

New Seattle Department of Neighborhoods Newsletter

Welcome to the new Seattle Department of Neighborhoods Newsletter! We recently launched a new email service for our regular newsletter to help you stay informed about city news, events, and projects. If you were previously subscribed to our newsletter, your email address was transferred to this system based on your… [Read more]

Get the Scoop on Early Community Outreach for Design Review

There is a new way for neighbors to learn about and weigh-in on new development in your neighborhood. The Early Community Outreach for Design Review program came into effect on July 1st, 2018 and requires developers to notify residents and businesses of new multi-family, mixed-use or commercial projects in their… [Read more]