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Indigenous Peoples’ Day Spotlight: Sondra Segundo

In celebration of Indigenous Peoples’ Day, we are hosting this series of profiles to recognize local Indigenous leaders, artists, activists, and organizations. The groups and individuals featured in this series have dedicated their work to supporting Native American communities and commemorating Indigenous peoples, cultures, and histories in the area and… [ Keep reading ]

Indigenous Peoples’ Day Spotlight: Jody Olney

In celebration of Indigenous Peoples’ Day, we are hosting this series of profiles to recognize local Indigenous leaders, artists, activists, and organizations. The groups and individuals featured in this series have dedicated their work to supporting Native American communities and commemorating Indigenous peoples, cultures, and histories in the area and… [ Keep reading ]

Indigenous Peoples’ Day Spotlight: Hailey Tayathy

In celebration of Indigenous Peoples’ Day, we are hosting this series of profiles to recognize local Indigenous leaders, artists, activists, and organizations. The groups and individuals featured in this series have dedicated their work to supporting Native American communities and commemorating Indigenous peoples, cultures, and histories in the area and… [ Keep reading ]

Indigenous Peoples’ Day Spotlight: Michael Tulee

In celebration of Indigenous Peoples’ Day, we are hosting this series of profiles to recognize local Indigenous leaders, artists, activists, and organizations. The groups and individuals featured in this series have dedicated their work to supporting Native American communities and commemorating Indigenous peoples, cultures, and histories in the area and… [ Keep reading ]

Youth are leading the way toward a cleaner, safer Duwamish River

“Juntos, Si Podemos Cuidar Nuestro Río Duwamish,” also known as “Together, we can care for our Duwamish River,” are a youth-led community project of Duwamish Valley Sustainability Group. For two years, we have been honored to support their work through the Duwamish River Opportunity Fund. They’ve recently been creating a… [ Keep reading ]

Community gardeners growing a more sustainable future

Seattle’s P-Patch Gardens have served as community hubs for more than four decades. They have brought people together to grow food, explore cultures and customs, share ideas, and build supportive communities across the City. These communities have been invaluable in helping our City deal with the impacts of COVID-19. From… [ Keep reading ]

Community member launches “How to Wear a Mask” project

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, community member Lexi Potter noticed that many people seemed confused about the proper way to wear a mask. She started her How to Wear a Mask project with the goal of creating informative posters to help people understand how to effectively wear masks to protect their… [ Keep reading ]

Investing in Justice for Black Lives

At the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, we have two North Star statements that we use to guide our work and hold ourselves accountable. They are: Put race and equity at the center of all decisions and actions; and Invest in the power of communities to forge their own solutions. As… [ 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 ]

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 withCentral District Forum for Arts & Ideas, Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute,Northwest African American Museum, andNew 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 ]