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Community Liaison Abdirahman Hashi shares the Somali American experience

Abdirahman Hashi is a veteran workforce development and human services professional with an extensive background in employment, training, housing, public health, and community relations. In his work, Abdi addresses socio-economic barriers, health disparities and racial equity in the greater King County region. He offers technical assistance to grassroot organizations and… [ Keep reading ]

Community Liaison Rocio Briones talks about how to support Latinx businesses

Though Seattle may seem like a highly connected city, some of our most vulnerable residents lack consistent access to computers, smart phones, and reliable internet. To amplify and understand the needs of these residents, Community Liaisons partnered with members of the City of Seattle’s Internet for All Working Group to… [ Keep reading ]

The Vietnamese American Community and COVID-19 by Trang Hoang

Though Seattle may seem like a highly connected city, some of our most vulnerable residents lack consistent access to computers, smart phones, and reliable internet. To amplify and understand the needs of these residents, Community Liaisons partnered with members of the City of Seattle’s Internet for All Working Group to… [ Keep reading ]

Community Liaison Amanda Richer Goes inside One Health Clinic to Learn about the Digital Gap

Amanda J. Richer has experienced homelessness herself and is familiar with many of the issues the unhoused community faces. For this project, she talked with One Health Clinic to learn the needs of their clients so she could bring those stories back to City staff. Why did you choose to… [ 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 ]

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is recruiting for a Community Engagement and Leadership Development Lead

Have you been looking for a way to use your community engagement and leadership development skills, and your program delivery expertise, to strengthen underrepresented community member’s individual and collective power and support greater participation and access to government and budgeting processes? If so, we’ve got the job for you! We… [ Keep reading ]

Vera Njuguna joins Community Liaisons team

Vera Njuguna joined our Community Liaisons program team in April. She serves as a project manager focused on coordinating community outreach and engagement opportunities between Community Liaisons and various city department projects. Get to know a little bit more about Vera below: Where did you grow up? I was born… [ Keep reading ]

Stanley Tsao joins Community Liaisons team

Stanley Tsao is a recent addition to our Community Liaisons program team. He serves as a project manager focused on transportation related projects such as Vision Zero and Transportation Equity. Get to know a little bit about Stanley below: Where did you grow up? I grew up in Hong Kong,… [ Keep reading ]

Moving Seattle Forward: Transportation Equity and the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods

At first glance, the challenge of providing accessible, affordable, and convenient transportation options seems outside the scope of the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods. Yet, as part of our mission to provide resources and opportunities for community members to build strong communities and improve their quality of life, we play an… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle seeks contractors for outreach work to underrepresented communities

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is seeking individuals to do paid outreach work to underrepresented communities in Seattle’s neighborhoods. Known as Community Liaisons, these contractors are connected to their respective cultures and communities. Their main tasks are to provide: Fair and equitable facilitation (in native language, if needed) to culturally specific… [ Keep reading ]