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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 ]

Celebrating Pride: Queer-owned Bebop Waffle Shop

Bebop Waffle Shop is a queer and woman-owned café on the corner of California and Admiral in West Seattle. Corina Luckenbach opened the shop (originally called Admiral Bird Café) with her business partner, Heidi Herr, in 2014. Now in sole ownership of Luckenbach, and named after her beloved wiener dog, Bebop, the café has grown into a hub known for its exceptional breakfast sandwiches and coffee, and welcoming atmosphere for all neighbors, especially LGBTQ+ folks… [ Keep reading ]

Join us for a community conversation focused on the impacts of COVID-19 on Seattle’s African American Community

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Updated May 26, 2020 Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, in partnership with Central District Forum for Arts & Ideas, Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute, Northwest African American Museum, and New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, invites you to join us for a virtual community conversation focused on the impacts of COVID-19 on Seattle’s African American… [ Keep reading ]

Join Us for a COVID-19 Community Webinar on March 20

You are invited to participate in this City of Seattle webinar series aimed at providing consistent and updated information about COVID-19 and its impact on your communities. COVID-19 Community WebinarMarch 20 | 2:30 – 4:00pm What you need to know about housing, groceries, and public utilities. Join via Skype: http://bit.ly/DONwebinar  Join… [ Keep reading ]

Join the Mayor’s Education Summit!

The Mayor’s Education Summit Community Conversation series took place all over the city to collect ideas from students, parents, and advocates about how the City of Seattle can help improve educational opportunities for all children and youth in Seattle. The last Community Conversation is at the end of April. And… [ Keep reading ]

DON Office Closed, Friday April 1

Our office will be closed on Friday, April 1 for an all-day staff meeting. We will be back open on Monday, April 4 to help serve you.

Greenwood Recovery Office Is Open

The Greenwood Recovery Office will continue to be open for the neighborhood from Monday, March 21 – Friday, March 25. The temporary office is located at Works Progress (115 N 85th St, Suite 202), a coworking space in Greenwood, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. The phone number is 206-396-2788 during regular… [ Keep reading ]

Work Continues at Greenwood Explosion Site

A multi-functional team from the City of Seattle continued Sunday to support an investigation into an explosion that destroyed a building near 85th Street and Greenwood Avenue and provide assistance to the neighborhood. Puget Sound Energy crews are working to determine what caused the explosion. Seattle police officers and employees… [ Keep reading ]

Greenwood Neighborhood Assistance

With the March 9 explosion in Greenwood, we have set up a webpage with resources and contact information that may be helpful to neighbors and business owners. It will be continuously updated as new information becomes available. Our Customer Service Bureau is also available to help. Just call 206-684-2489.

Mayor Kicks off Education Summit Community Conversations

This spring, Mayor Ed Murray is bringing together families, teachers, school leaders, school district leadership, and our community partners to develop a shared vision for ensuring equity and excellence for each Seattle student. The Mayor’s Education Summit will be held on April 30 at Garfield High School. Before the summit,… [ Keep reading ]