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Following the community’s lead on customized COVID support

Let’s go back to August 2020. COVID was still relatively new, stay-at-home ordinances were being extended, toilet paper was a hot commodity, and nobody was certain what the immediate future would look like. During this fearful and confusing time, our Community Engagement Coordinators (CEC) began their tireless work supporting communities… [ Keep reading ]

Register Yourself and Your Community for a Vaccine Appointment

Our region and state continue to make incredible progress on vaccinations. As of April 23, an estimated 61.5% of Seattle residents have begun the vaccination process, and 34.7% are fully vaccinated. This week, the City received 52,000 vaccinations from the county, state, and federal level, which is our largest allocation… [ Keep reading ]

Reimagine Seattle: Adrienne La Faye

In the video below, portrait artist Adrienne La Faye talks about capturing the experience of Black, front line workers in her new Essential Workers Project, and the challenge of trying to find healing while still in the midst of the pandemic. Adrienne La Faye is a painter, author, filmmaker, and… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Renters’ Commission issues statement endorsing Cancel Rent and Mortgages WA movement

Members of the Seattle Renters’ Commission have issued a statement endorsing Cancel Rent and Mortgages WA, part of a national movement calling for the cancelation of rent, mortgages, utilities and all related debt for the duration of the COVID-19 crisis. Excerpts from letter: “Failure to cancel rent and mortgages in Washington increases… [ Keep reading ]

Enjoy these COVID-safe holiday activities and giving

It has been a hard year! For many people, the feelings of joy and celebration typically felt during the holiday season have been replaced by sentiments a bit more melancholy in 2020. If you fall into this category, fear not. We are here to help! Over the past nine months,… [ Keep reading ]

Community member launches “How to Wear a Mask” project

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, community member Lexi Potter noticed that many people seemed confused about the proper way to wear a mask. She started her How to Wear a Mask project with the goal of creating informative posters to help people understand how to effectively wear masks to protect their… [ Keep reading ]

Adjustments to our 2020 budget

Over the past few months, we have all been enduring unprecedented change that is fundamentally altering our City. In response to COVID-19, all City of Seattle departments, including Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, have shifted our work and efforts to support our communities during this crisis. And, we will continue to adapt… [ Keep reading ]

Free COVID-19 testing now offered at two drive-up sites across Seattle

The City of Seattle, King County, and UW Medicine are now offering free COVID-19 testing at two drive-up sites across Seattle. If you live, work, or regularly visit Seattle​, and you are experiencing a symptom(s) of COVID-19 ​and/or​ you have been exposed to someone with COVID-19​ within the past 14 days,… [ 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 ]