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Deadline extended for submission to serve on the International Special Review District Board (ISRD)

The deadline for submission of a cover letter and resume for one of two Mayoral appointee seats on the ISRD Board has been extended through Jan. 4th. We are seeking individuals who are architects and who have an interest in historic preservation and/or familiarity with the Chinatown/International District. If you… [ Keep reading ]

Watch the PACE graduation ceremony on the Seattle Channel!

Click here to view.  Viewing times on the Seattle Channel are: Wednesday, November 07, 2012  6:30 a.m.   Saturday, November 10, 2012  3:30 a.m.   Sunday, November 11, 2012  4:30 p.m.

Celebration held for graduates of People’s Academy for Community Engagement

On Thursday October 25th, 28 up-and-coming community leaders celebrated their graduation from the People’s Academy for Community Engagement, a program of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods. Known as PACE, the 7-month program provides leadership training in community involvement, empowerment, and civic engagement to emerging leaders interested in serving their community. More… [ Keep reading ]

Help students succeed in school at neighborhood libraries!

The Seattle Public Library is seeking volunteers to assist students in grades 1–12 with homework assignments in English, history, mathematics, science, social studies and other subjects on a drop-in basis. Volunteers are especially needed at the Beacon Hill, Delridge, Columbia, High Point, NewHolly and Rainier Beach branches. Volunteers must have… [ Keep reading ]

Neighborhood District Coordinator cuts ribbon at Neighborhood Matching Fund supported McDonald International School event

Neighborhood District Coordinator, Thomas Whittemore, represented the Department of Neighborhoods at the reopening of the McDonald International School building following a major renovation, cutting the ribbon with Seattle Public Schools representatives, Board members, design and construction folks and community members.  The new play area was funded through the Neighborhood Matching Fund, and supported… [ Keep reading ]

Beacon Food Forest’s Ground Making Day this Saturday

Bring your gloves and the strength to regenerate your public land into a Food Forest for all.  The Beacon Food Forest is located on the SW Corner of Jefferson Park. Dakota St. and 15th Ave S.  Food and drink will be provided by Tom Douglas Co., La Panzanella and others…. [ Keep reading ]

Bitter Lake P-Patch work party this Saturday…can you dig it?

Come help dig garden beds at the new Bitter Lake P-Patch this Saturday, September 29 from 10 to 5 p.m.  Here’s the rest of the scoop: WHERE: The Bitterlake P-Patch, N 143rd & Linden Ave N (Map) WHAT TO BRING: Work gloves, strong hoes (we really need hoes – they… [ Keep reading ]

PACE students learn about successful events and meetings

Below is a review of the 4th class of PACE: People’s Academy for Community Engagement. This seven-month, civic leadership development program of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods builds the skills of emerging community leaders in a multicultural and participatory adult learning environment. This program is led by a team of our… [ Keep reading ]

PACE: People’s Academy for Community Engagement reports on third session

Below is a review of the 3rd class of PACE: People’s Academy for Community Engagement. This seven-month, civic leadership development program of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods builds the skills of emerging community leaders in a multicultural and participatory adult learning environment. This program is led by a team of our… [ Keep reading ]

Register your project for Day of Caring 2012

Need some great volunteer help for your project? United Way of King County is having its Day of Caring 2012 on Friday. September 21. Learn more and register your project needs here: http://www.uwkc.org/ways-to-volunteer/day-of-caring/.