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Neighborhood Matching Fund wants your feedback

The Neighborhood Matching Fund is a grant program of the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods. The program has been operating for more than 30 years and has supported over 5,000 community-led projects. These endeavors include everything from park improvements to community festivals, and youth mentorship programs.  We are working with the community to review… [ Keep reading ]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of Queen Anne Pool

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of Queen Anne Pool located in Queen Anne at 1920 1st Avenue W at its meeting on Wednesday, March 20, 2024 at 3:30 p.m.  The nomination will be posted on the Department of Neighborhoods website under the heading of “Current Nominations.” The… [ Keep reading ]

City Council Vacancy – Apply by Jan 9

A Seattle City Council seat (Position 8, At-large) was vacated by Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda on January 2, 2024. The City Council has until January 23 to appoint someone to the vacated council seat. This appointed councilmember will serve until the 2024 General Election results are certified by King County Elections… [ Keep reading ]

Celebrate Seattle’s Good Neighbors

As we enter the new year, many of us are counting our blessings and expressing gratitude for the things and people around us. At the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods (DON), one thing we are grateful for is neighbors! Though it’s only January, we are already looking ahead to Neighbor Day… [ Keep reading ]

Public meeting scheduled to discuss zoning modification at John Muir Elementary School

The public is invited to discuss the development plans for John Muir Elementary School located at 3301 S. Horton St. The in-person meeting will be held on Monday, Dec. 11, at 6 p.m. in the library at John Muir Elementary. Participate virtually in this Dec. 11 meeting. The Seattle School… [ Keep reading ]

2023 Community Wealth Building Pilots: Building & Retaining Wealth Among African American Legacy Homeowners in Seattle

This article was written by Laura Nash and People’s Economy Lab and originally published at peopleseconomylab.org/blog. It is republished here with permission from People’s Economy Lab. Homeownership creates financial stability and allows families to build and pass on wealth to future generations. But not all families have equal access to homeownership,… [ Keep reading ]

Community volunteers needed to advise on zoning modifications at John Muir Elementary School

Español // Tiếng Việt // 普通话 Here’s your chance to serve on an advisory committee that will recommend whether to grant modifications to City zoning regulations affecting John Muir Elementary School located at 3301 S. Horton St., Seattle, WA 98144. The Seattle School District is requesting the following modifications (also… [ Keep reading ]

First-Ever Tribal Nations Summit: Tribal and urban Native leaders, Mayor Harrell, Council President Juarez create shared commitments

On May 2, 2023, the City of Seattle was humbled to host the City of Seattle | Tribal Nations Summit to bring together Tribal and City leaders to strengthen our regional community and better achieve mutual goals through government-to-government engagement. The summit represents an historic opportunity to chart a new… [ Keep reading ]

2023 Community Wealth Building Pilots: A Community-controlled Fund for BIPOC-owned Businesses in the Central District

This article was written by Laura Nash and People’s Economy Lab and originally published at peopleseconomylab.org/blog. It is republished here with permission from People’s Economy Lab. Dennis Comer, executive director of Central Area Collaborative (CAC), wants elected leaders and policymakers to know three things: What you’re doing to help small BIPOC-owned… [ Keep reading ]

Indigenous Advisory Council now accepting applications for youth member

Seeking Indigenous youth aged 18-29 for Position 4 The City of Seattle is now accepting applications for the youth position on the Indigenous Advisory Council, a nine-member commission representing the Seattle region’s Indigenous communities. The deadline to apply is Monday, June 26 at 5 p.m. Formed in 2022, the Indigenous Advisory Council is a culturally grounded… [ Keep reading ]