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City of Seattle announces First-Ever Census Ethnic and Minority Media Fund Awards

The fund will invest a total of $150,000 in 22 media organizations that serve historically undercounted communities Today, the City of Seattle announced the recipients of the 2020 Census Ethnic and Minority Media Fund. With a total investment of $150,000, 22 media organizations will receive grants to educate and engage… [Read more]

Become a Your Voice, Your Choice Champion

Help spread the word about Your Voice, Your Choice in your community. Your Voice, Your Choice (YVYC) is here to put community decision-making back in YOUR hands! You and your neighbors get to create, develop, and vote on what park and street improvements will receive funding in your neighborhood! We are gearing… [Read more]

Help advise on zoning modifications to Kimball Elementary School

Here’s your chance to serve on an advisory committee that will recommend whether to grant zoning modifications desired for Kimball Elementary School (3200 23rd Ave S) in Beacon Hill. Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is seeking community members to serve on this committee. The Seattle School District is requesting modifications (also… [Read more]

Help advise on the Master Plan for Swedish Cherry Hill Hospital

Volunteers are needed to serve on a Standing Advisory Committee (SAC) to advise the City and Swedish Cherry Hill Hospital on the potential impacts of its campus development on the surrounding neighborhoods. Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is seeking interested neighborhood residents with experience in neighborhood organizations and issues, land use… [Read more]

Citizens Advisory Committee for the Seattle Central College Master Plan begins monthly meetings

Committee advises on development plans for the campus. The Seattle Central College Citizens Advisory Committee will begin regular public meetings on the 1st Monday of each month beginning February 3. The meetings will be held at Seattle Central College Broadway Performance Hall at 1625 Broadway beginning at 6:00 p.m. The… [Read more]

Participants needed to advise on zoning modifications to Northgate Elementary School

Here’s your chance to serve on an advisory committee that will recommend whether to grant zoning modifications desired for Northgate Elementary School. Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is seeking community members to serve on this committee. The Seattle School District is requesting modifications (also known as “departures”) from select City zoning… [Read more]

Public is invited to discuss zoning modifications at West Woodland Elementary School

The public is invited to discuss the development plans for West Woodland Elementary School located at 5601 4th Ave NW. The meeting will be held on Monday, January 6 at 6 p.m. in the West Woodland School cafeteria. The Seattle School District is requesting modifications (also known as “departures”) from… [Read more]

The results are in for Your Voice, Your Choice

More than 6,500 voted; 22 community projects selected More than 6,500 community members voted for their favorite park and street projects and the 22 projects have been selected. It’s all part of the City’s Your Voice, Your Choice: Parks & Streets, a participatory budgeting program in which community members democratically… [Read more]

Seeking volunteers to advise on zoning modifications to West Woodland Elementary School

Here’s your chance to serve on an advisory committee that will recommend whether to grant zoning modifications desired for West Woodland Elementary School. The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is seeking community members to serve on this committee. The Seattle School District is requesting modifications (known as a “departures”) from select… [Read more]

Vote now for your favorite Your Voice, Your Choice park and street improvements

You decide how to spend $2 million of the City’s budget The month of September is your chance to vote for your favorite local park and street improvement projects. It’s all part of the City of Seattle’s Your Voice, Your Choice: Parks & Streets, a participatory budgeting program in which… [Read more]