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Curfew issued for Saturday and Sunday to protect health and safety of residents

Today, community members across Seattle came together to grieve, to protest and to commit themselves to the cause of justice. Coming together is a right we all honor and cherish. For hours today, individuals marched and gathered peacefully. They grieved and built community that is so necessary during these trying… [ Keep reading ]

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

The public is invited to share its feedback regarding the development plans for Kimball Elementary School located at 3200 23rd Ave S in Beacon Hill. The Seattle School District is requesting modifications (also known as “departures”) from several City zoning regulations for: Greater than allowed building height. Reduction of on-site… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle Launches Seattle Together Initiative

The City of Seattle is launching the Seattle Together initiative, which is designed to celebrate ideas, share resources and events, and connect community during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Seattle Together initiative asks community members to amplify stories of good work and resiliency by residents, elevate resources and share best practices,… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle is No Place for Hate

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Seattle is experiencing one of the most consequential events in our City’s history: the COVID-19 pandemic. Our community has been resilient and dedicated. We are looking out for one another and working together to flatten the curve and protect our most vulnerable communities and those on the frontlines of this… [ Keep reading ]

Your Voice, Your Choice Participatory Budgeting Program suspended for 2020

In response to COVID-19, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, along with all City departments, has been shifting our resources, staff, and efforts toward supporting the needs of our community, including our most vulnerable residents. With the challenges of uncertain economic conditions this year and next, the Your Voice, Your Choice Participatory Budgeting… [ Keep reading ]

Recent Council legislation makes temporary process changes to Major Institutions and Schools

All of us have experienced quite a bit of change over these past weeks of COVID-19 as we navigate this rapidly developing crisis – for the City and our residents. But our job, as the City, is to take care of our community. In response to COVID-19, Seattle Department of… [ Keep reading ]

City partners with U.S. National Guard to support food banks during COVID-19

If you have seen people in military uniforms about town this past week, it may be the U.S. National Guard. And they are here to help our food banks! In recent weeks, 252 members of the U.S. National Guard have been working in food distribution centers, serving food, and supporting… [ Keep reading ]

Neighbor Day encourages random acts of kindness

If there’s one thing we could all use right now it’s more kindness and camaraderie. This COVID-19 crisis has shaken us all – pushing us into places of fear and isolation. And, as with most crises, it has disproportionately impacted the most vulnerable among us – straining our social systems… [ Keep reading ]

Secure historic buildings from vandals and theft

The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods (DON) Historic Preservation Program understands the need to secure buildings from vandals and theft during the current State of Emergency. We recognize the impact this may have on communities in the interim and suggest employing only the measures that are absolutely necessary. Use the following… [ Keep reading ]

People’s Academy for Community Engagement (PACE) will be paused for 2020

All of us have experienced quite a bit of change over these past weeks of COVID-19 as we navigate this rapidly developing crisis – for the City and our residents. Our job, as the City, is to take care of our community. In response to COVID-19, all City departments, including… [ Keep reading ]