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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

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]

City of Seattle launches expanded Spacefinder Seattle website

  The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) and the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods (DON) partnered to increase and broaden offerings on Spacefinder Seattle, a website designed to connect organizations, community groups, and artists to spaces. The tool provides information on more than 400 rooms, halls, and venues for… [Read more]

Learn more about your neighborhood with our new Neighborhood Snapshots

Whether you’re interested in finding current plans for your neighborhood or learning about its community groups and gathering spaces, our new Neighborhood Snapshots offer a wealth of information about Seattle’s many neighborhoods. These new neighborhood profiles include demographics, current community concerns, and links to neighborhood blogs, community groups, and other… [Read more]

VIDEO: How to Equitably Engage Your Community

Every voice in your community has purpose and every voice in your community brings value! Here at Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, we understand just how much work is required to do effective and equitable outreach and engagement. It demands a large amount of time, resources, and experimentation. But, all that… [Read more]

Grab a copy of our Community Resource Guidebook

Seattle is a bustling and quickly growing city, and sometimes finding the resources and services you need can feel overwhelming. That’s why we created the Community Resource Hub, our online one-stop-shop for City resources and information. But, we also know that online isn’t for everyone and sometimes we all just… [Read more]