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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 ]

Seattle’s Community Involvement Commission releases 2019 Annual Report

The City of Seattle’s Community Involvement Commission (CIC) has released its 2019 Annual Report. The report details the CIC’s engagement with City of Seattle programs and departments and their top recommendations to improve equitable outreach and engagement. “The annual report provides excellent insight into the charter and purpose of the… [ Keep reading ]

New Seattle Department of Neighborhoods programs coming to you in 2020

Last month, Mayor Durkan signed the 2020 City Budget adopted earlier by Seattle City Council. This budget includes exciting new programs for Seattle Department of Neighborhoods and continues to lay the groundwork to further improve our efforts to support and coordinate city outreach and engagement. DON will play an expanded… [ Keep reading ]

Get to know Angela Rae, our new Outreach and Engagement Advisor

Angela Rae joined the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods team in May. She brings years of communications and outreach experience, in a variety of industries, to her new role as Outreach and Engagement Advisor. Angela’s work is primarily focused on community engagement and organizing around Seattle Department of Transportation projects and… [ Keep reading ]

Hey Neighbor: Meet Kristian Alcaide

The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’Hey Neighbor!series introduces you to the people behind the scenes working to build, strengthen, and engage the communities of Seattle. Meet Kristian Alcaide Kristian serves as a Strategic Advisor on the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods Outreach and Engagement team. Since January, she has been working on… [ Keep reading ]

Get to know Daniel Sims, a new(ish) member of our Strategic Initiatives team

Daniel Sims joined the Department of Neighborhoods team in March. In his role as a Strategic Initiatives Advisor, he focuses on community outreach and engagement support on initiatives like the Bicycle Master Plan, Smoke Preparedness, and more. Get to know more about Daniel below: Where did you grow up? Seattle,… [ Keep reading ]

Hey Neighbor: Meet Jackie Mena

The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ Hey Neighbor! series introduces you to the people behind the scenes working to build, strengthen, and engage the communities of Seattle. Meet Jackie Mena Jackie is part of our Strategic Initiatives Team where she works to center the voices and ideas of community members in major City… [ 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 ]

Join Us on PARK(ing) Day!

Come visit Seattle Department of Neighborhoods (DON) staff as we turn boring parking spots into awesome hang-outs for PARK(ing) Day! PARK(ing) Day is an annual global placemaking event in which community members lead the temporary transformation of parking spaces into people spaces. Seattle’s participation in PARK(ing) Day gives residents an opportunity… [ Keep reading ]

Advancing Equitable Outreach and Engagement

Message from Kathy Nyland, Director Mayor Murray recently issued an Executive Order directing the city to approach outreach and engagement in an equitable manner. Putting an equity lens on our approaches is bold and, yes, brave. It shows a commitment to practices that address accessibility and equity. What does this… [ Keep reading ]