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Bringing Communities Together: Dennis Bateman on Community Engagement Coordinators

The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ Hey Neighbor! series introduces you to the people behind the scenes working to build, strengthen, and engage the communities of Seattle. It was at a Fremont Neighborhood Council meeting in 2016 that Dennis Bateman first met one of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ Community Engagement Coordinators. Having recently… [ Keep reading ]

Hey Neighbor: Meet Nicole Jekich

The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ Hey Neighbor! series introduces you to the people behind the scenes working to build, strengthen, and engage the communities of Seattle. Meet Nicole Jekich Nicole is an alum of the Spring 2018 session of our People’s Academy for Community Engagement (PACE). She is a food-obsessed game designer, writer,… [ Keep reading ]

Moving Seattle Forward: Transportation Equity and the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods

At first glance, the challenge of providing accessible, affordable, and convenient transportation options seems outside the scope of the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods. Yet, as part of our mission to provide resources and opportunities for community members to build strong communities and improve their quality of life, we play an… [ Keep reading ]

Hey Neighbor: Meet Colleen Fontana

The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ Hey Neighbor! series introduces you to the people behind the scenes working to build, strengthen, and engage the communities of Seattle. Meet Colleen Fontana Colleen is an alum of the Spring 2018 session of our People’s Academy for Community Engagement (PACE). She works at a Seattle… [ Keep reading ]

Hey Neighbor: Meet Sherry Collier

The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ Hey Neighbor! series introduces you to the people behind the scenes working to build, strengthen, and engage the communities of Seattle. Meet Sherry Collier! Sherry Collier is an alum of our Winter 2018 session of the People’s Academy for Community Engagement (PACE). She is a practicing… [ Keep reading ]

Hey Neighbor: Meet Kim Schwarzkopf

The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ Hey Neighbor! series introduces you to the people behind the scenes working to build, strengthen, and engage the communities of Seattle. West Seattle resident and Your Voice, Your Choice (YVYC) participant and volunteer, Kim Schwarzkopf first became involved in participatory budgeting with the Youth Voice, Youth… [ Keep reading ]

MÁS – Movimiento Afrolatino Seattle: a Neighborhood Matching Fund profile

MÁS – Movimiento Afrolatino Seattle is an an umbrella organization created by Afrolatino communities and artists which activates and empowers communities through art, raising awareness about the history and cultural contributions of Latinos of African descent. MÁS received a $5,000 Small Sparks grant through our Neighborhood Matching Fund to help produce their… [ Keep reading ]