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Rediscover Seattle encourages people to support local small businesses in their neighborhood

As the city begins to reopen and recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, we want to encourage the people of Seattle to venture out and support small businesses. To jumpstart this process, we’ve launched a social media campaign called Rediscover Seattle that features profiles of local businesses and landmarks to help folks discover new places in… [ Keep reading ]

Reimagine Seattle: Mark Mendez

The Lake City Way by Mark Mendez As I write this, my heart breaks for the seven businesses in the heart of Lake City that have just been destroyed by a fire caused by arson. The fire quickly spread throughout the building, collapsing the roof in only 30 minutes. Most… [ 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 ]

Participate in Seattle Emergency Hubs Field Exercise on April 28

Imagine if all power and normal communications were down – what would you do? Come see what your community is doing to be prepared. Join the Seattle Emergency Communications Hubs and the Seattle Auxiliary Communication Service in a simulated full city power outage field exercise on April 28, 2018 from 9:00 am to noon…. [ Keep reading ]

Join Mayor Murray for This Year’s Find It, Fix It Community Walks

Mayor Ed Murray recently announced the six neighborhoods where he will host his annual Find It, Fix It Community Walks. Now in its fourth year, these walks bring City officials, business owners, and community members together to address each neighborhood’s needs. Mayor Murray will lead the Find It, Fix It… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle Seeks Contractors for Outreach Work to Underrepresented Communities

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is seeking individuals to do part-time outreach work to underrepresented communities in Seattle’s neighborhoods. Known as Public Outreach and Engagement Liaisons (POELs), these contractors must be connected to their respective cultures, fluent in the languages, and bi-cultural and bi-lingual. The main tasks of a POEL are… [ Keep reading ]

“Growing Organic Communities” at the Lake City Farmers Market September 13

Growing Organic Communities is hosting an  event during the Lake City Farmer’s Market on Thursday, September 13 to reach out and engage community members and share information on what is happening in the area, as well as find out more about what the community is interested in. The focus is to… [ Keep reading ]

The Voice reports on Small Sparks funded Safety Saturday event

Residents of Seattle Housing Authority’s Lake City House and Lake City Court learned to prepare for an emergency during the Safety Saturday event in Lake City.  The event was funded through a Neighborhood Matching Fund Small Sparks award.  Click here to read the article featured in Neighborhood House’s “The Voice”.

Kudos to P-Patch gardeners at the Jackson Park P-Patch Community Garden!

This letter was sent to the Jackson Park P-Patch Community Garden P-Patchers thanking them for embracing and engaging with fellow gardeners with intellectual disabilities. It’s a great example of how community gardens are about neighbors connecting and engaging with each other to build community. A thank-you to all of the… [ Keep reading ]

Neighborhood Matching Fund supports neighbors preparing for disaster

On July 14, Lake City residents hosted an amazingly successful “Safety Saturday Festival” for the diverse population of residents and businesses on 33rd Avenue NE, 125th to 127th. Several city departments were on hand to help with the preparedness effort, including Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, Office of Emergency Management, Seattle… [ Keep reading ]