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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 ]

PACE Seminar Teaches Persuasive Communication

by Jake Hellenkamp When the PACE (People’s Academy for Community Engagement) Program ended last year, our staff wanted to keep the graduates involved, but also open up opportunities for the public to learn more about community engagement. So the PACE seminar program was born. Since most every graduate felt they… [ Keep reading ]