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Seattle Redistricting Commission invites public participation

Members of the public can view proposed maps and offer feedback The Seattle Redistricting Commission has begun the process of examining how to redraw the boundaries of Seattle’s seven City Council Districts and is inviting community members to learn about the process and provide feedback. You can review drafts of proposed maps… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Redistricting Commission opens Request for Proposals for District Master

The Seattle Redistricting Commission has opened a Request for Proposals (RFP) for a consultant or consultant team with geographic information system (GIS) expertise and experience and a demonstrated ability to work effectively in a politically sensitive environment to serve as District Master. The District Master will be the technical population data and map expert for… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Durkan and Seattle City Council Appoint Four Community Leaders to the Seattle Redistricting Commission

Mayor Jenny A. Durkan and the Seattle City Council have announced their appointments of community members to serve on the Seattle Redistricting Commission, the body responsible for overseeing the development of new City Council district lines in response to the completed 2020 Census. “Seattle remains one of the fastest-growing cities… [ Keep reading ]

Join our I LOVE CENSUS DATA virtual conversation

Updated November 2, 2021 Thanks to a 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 from the I Love Census Data virtual… [ 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 ]

Mayor Jenny Durkan Leads Coalition of 40 Bipartisan Mayors Calling on Census Bureau to Extend Census Response Deadline Due to Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic

Mayor Jenny A. Durkan today sent a letter to the United States Census Bureau requesting that the Bureau extend the 2020 Census deadline from August 14, 2020 to September 30, 2020. The letter to the Census Bureau was co-led by Mayor Bill de Blasio of New York City, Mayor Lori… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle announces First-Ever Census Ethnic and Minority Media Fund Awards

The fund will invest a total of $150,000 in 22 media organizations that serve historically undercounted communities Today, the City of Seattle announced the recipients of the 2020 Census Ethnic and Minority Media Fund. With a total investment of $150,000, 22 media organizations will receive grants to educate and engage… [ Keep reading ]

Applications for the Regional Census Fund (RCF) for Seattle and King County community groups are now open

The application for the Regional Census Fund is now live, and all King County-based 501(c)3 organizations planning to conduct Census outreach are encouraged to apply. Funds will be available in summer 2019, and will be administered by Seattle Foundation.

Mayor Jenny Durkan Signs 2019-2020 Budget: What does this mean for DON?

Last week, Mayor Durkan signed the 2019-2020 City Budget that was adopted this month by Seattle City Council. The budget includes new opportunities for Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, as well as a few reductions that we are addressing with staffing realignments and better program collaboration. Let me share the changes… [ Keep reading ]

Have You Looked Up Your Community’s 2010 Census Mail Participation Rate?

If everyone across the nation mailed back their forms, taxpayers could reduce the cost of taking the census by about $1.5 billion. On the Census Bureau’s Take 10 Challenge Map ( ) you can track how well your community is participating in the census by seeing what percentage of… [ Keep reading ]