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City of Seattle will transfer Fire Station 6 to community

We at the City of Seattle understand the urgency behind making bold investments in the Black community and increasing community ownership of land in the Central District. The City believes in the vision behind the William Grose Center for Cultural Innovation and we remain committed to making the transfer of… [ 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 withCentral District Forum for Arts & Ideas, Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute,Northwest African American Museum, andNew 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 ]

VIDEO: Impact 2020 – Central District Community Conversation

On January 25, 2020, current and past residents of Seattle’s Central District neighborhood gathered at Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute to share their stories on how the African-American community has been impacted by the drastic changes in the Central District and how the loss of community and culture has affected… [ Keep reading ]

Help advise on the Master Plan for Swedish Cherry Hill Hospital

Updated February 26, 2020 Volunteers are needed to serve on a Standing Advisory Committee (SAC) to advise the City and Swedish Cherry Hill Hospital on the potential impacts of its campus development on the surrounding neighborhoods. Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is seeking interested neighborhood residents with experience in neighborhood organizations… [ Keep reading ]

Volunteers needed to advise on development plans for Swedish Medical Center – Cherry Hill Campus

Here’s your chance to advise the City on the development plans of the Swedish Cherry Hill campus. Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is seeking interested community members from surrounding neighborhoods to participate on the Swedish Cherry Hill Standing Advisory Committee (SAC). This committee provides feedback on projects planned and under development… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Durkan Signs Ordinance Designating Mount Zion Baptist Church a Seattle Landmark

Mayor Jenny A. Durkan signed the landmark designation ordinance for Mount Zion Baptist Church located at 1634 Rev. Dr. S. McKinney Avenue. This new landmark joins more than 400 landmarks in the city that are recognized for their contributions to Seattle’s rich cultural and architectural heritage. “Mt. Zion Baptist Church… [ Keep reading ]

23rd Avenue Community Open House, Workshop and Resource Fair this Saturday, September 21

 The 23rd Avenue Action Plan (Union-Cherry-Jackson) is moving into the “action” and implementation phase.  This Saturday, September 21 (9 a.m. to noon, Garfield Community Center,2323 E. Cherry Street) Central Area Neighborhood stakeholders will gather to provide feedback on proposed goals and policies born out of the community input provided over… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Times reports on Neighborhood Matching Fund supported Jackson Street Music History Project

The Neighborhood Matching Fund supported this innovative project in the Central area with a $1,000 award through its Small Sparks program.  The project features photos and artwork depicting legendary black musicians from the neighborhood.

Seattle Times Features Matching Fund Project: Work-it-Out Program

The Seattle Times profiled the Work-it-Out program, which received $100,000 from Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ Large Project Fund this year.  The Central Area project will convert a vacant school building and grounds into a neighborhood educational and job-training work site for youth ages 16-21 in greatest need of intervention: school… [ Keep reading ]