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Hey Neighbor: Meet Maureen Sheehan

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 Maureen Sheehan Maureen Sheehan has been the Major Institutions and Schools staff liaison for the past 3 years. She earned her Masters in Environmental Law… [ Keep reading ]

Translating Teamwork: staff collaboration leads to community success

We’ve got a lot going on at the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods. We easily manage hundreds of community meetings and events every year. In fact, our Historic Preservation program alone facilitates more than 20 meetings each month! That’s a lot for one small department to manage. What makes it possible… [ Keep reading ]

Hey Neighbor: Meet Lisa Uemoto

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 Lisa Uemoto Lisa Uemoto has been a P-Patch Community Garden Coordinator with the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods since 2015. She emigrated with her family from… [ Keep reading ]

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 Sandy Pernitz

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 Sandy Pernitz! Sandy Pernitz has been working on the Seattle P-Patch Community Gardening Program team for the past 20 years. She graduated from Huxley School… [ Keep reading ]

Get to Know Our New Deputy Director: Sarah Morningstar

SARAH MORNINGSTAR Department Deputy Director for Community Investments AT-A-GLANCE Where did you grow up: Right here in Seattle! What neighborhood do you call home: Currently, Eastlake is home, but South Seattle was home for 37 years. What makes your neighborhood special: I love the variety of housing and architectural styles… [ Keep reading ]