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Learn about the Neighborhood Matching Fund at Upcoming Workshops

Fund supports community-building projects in Seattle’s neighborhoods  Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is hosting three virtual workshops for those interested in applying to their Neighborhood Matching Fund. Each workshop will provide an overview of the Neighborhood Matching Fund, the qualities of a strong application, and the review process. Neighborhood and community groups interested in the fund… [ Keep reading ]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nominations of Cassel Crag and Blackford Hall for landmark status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nominations of Cassel Crag at 1218 Terry Avenue and Blackford Hall at 1200 Terry Avenue on Wednesday, July 21, 2021 at 3:30 p.m. The meeting will be held virtually. Meeting participation is limited to access by the WebEx meeting link or the telephone call-in line that will be provided in the agenda posted to our website one week prior to the meeting. The… [ Keep reading ]

Help Us Improve Our Website!

We need your help to improve the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods website! We’re recruiting participants for two studies, one focused on usability and the other on accessibility. Usability Study If you are interested in participating in our usability study you will just need to fill out a short questionnaire. This is used to… [ Keep reading ]

Join our I LOVE CENSUS DATA virtual conversation

Updated July 22, 2021 Thanks to tremendous community effort, Seattle achieved one of the highest 2020 Census participation levels in the nation! What’s next? What happens with that Census data? How will the City of Seattle use this data to make decisions? How is any of this information useful to you? Get answers to these questions and more by joining our I Love Census Data virtual conversation series. … [ Keep reading ]

Facilitator selected for Equitable Communities Initiative Task Force

The City of Seattle’s Equitable Communities Initiative Task Force and the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods have selected Seattle-based company The Profitable Nonprofit to coordinate and facilitate the City’s Equitable Communities Initiative Task Force (ECI), a group of Black, Indigenous and people of color (BIPOC) community leaders. The ECI Task Force… [ Keep reading ]

Community Conversations Continue

We invite you to join us for our second monthly Community Conversation where we will dive into issues important to you and your communities. Community Conversations are a completely reimagined version of our previous bi-monthly Community Webinar. The new format embraces more of a talk show style where you have a chance… [ Keep reading ]

Join us for Community Conversations

We invite you to join us for our new monthly Community Conversations where we will dive into issues important to you and your communities. Community Conversations are a completely reimagined version of our previous bi-monthly Community Webinar. The new format embraces more of a talk show style that will allow… [ Keep reading ]

Get Counted at Our Census Pop-Up Events!

It’s not too late to complete the 2020 Census! Join the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods at one of our Census Pop-Up events throughout the City on Wednesday, September 23. Our Community Liaisons will be available to answer your questions, help you fill out the Census, and give away face coverings… [ Keep reading ]

Public is invited to comment on zoning modifications at Viewlands Elementary School

The public is invited to share its feedback regarding the development plans for Viewlands Elementary School located at 10525 3rd Avenue NW in Seattle. The Seattle School District is requesting modifications (also known as “departures”) from several City zoning regulations for: Greater building height. Reduction of on-site parking. Reduction of… [ Keep reading ]

Citizens Advisory Committee for the Seattle Pacific University Master Plan begins monthly meetings

The Seattle Pacific University Citizens Advisory Committee will begin regular public meetings on the 1st Tuesday of each month beginning September 1. The meetings will be held virtually beginning at 6:00 p.m. Information on accessing each public meeting can be found on our website. The Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC)’s role… [ Keep reading ]