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Share your ideas for park and street improvements

Now’s your chance to share ideas for small-scale park and street improvements you’d like to see in your neighborhood. During Your Voice, Your Choice 2020, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is asking community members to democratically decide how to spend $2 million of the City’s budget on these improvements. From February… [ Keep reading ]

Meet Nate Moxley, our new Community Garden Coordinator

Nate Moxley joined our P-Patch Community Gardening team in January. Actually, he “re-joined” the team, having previously worked for the P-Patch program from 2009 – 2013. Nate is one of our P-Patch Community Garden Coordinators, working in collaboration with gardeners to coordinate 16 of our 89 community gardens throughout the… [ 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 ]

Tell us what you think about our website

Do you have ideas or feedback on how we can improve our website? The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods has grown and changed in recent years and we are updating our website to reflect that. We need your thoughts and ideas so that we are sure to make updates that work… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is recruiting for a Community Engagement Coordinator

Are you committed to serving the public? Are you working to enhance community engagement, involvement, and capacity? Do you take initiative and look for ways to contribute to your team, organization and community? If these questions align with your values, work style, and goals, the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods (DON)… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Jenny Durkan Signs 2019-2020 Budget: What does this mean for DON?

Last week, Mayor Durkan signed the 2019-2020 City Budget that was adopted this month by Seattle City Council. The budget includes new opportunities for Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, as well as a few reductions that we are addressing with staffing realignments and better program collaboration. Let me share the changes… [ 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 ]

Andrés Mantilla confirmed as Seattle Department of Neighborhoods Director

The Seattle City Council confirmed Andrés Mantilla as the director of the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods. Andrés has been serving as interim director of our department since May. Now that it’s all official, we thought this would be a good time to tell you a bit more about him. 🙂… [ Keep reading ]

Improve your civic leadership skills at the People’s Academy for Community Engagement

 Now accepting applications through October 1; classes begin October 13 Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is accepting applications to the People’s Academy for Community Engagement (PACE), its civic leadership development program, for the next wave of community leaders. The Fall Quarter will be held on Saturdays beginning October 13 and… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation and Seattle Department of Neighborhoods highlight new investments in South Park neighborhood

At a roundtable with community leaders, Mayor Jenny A. Durkan highlighted several new investments in South Park. The investments include expanded youth programming, extensive facility renovations, as well as physical and safety improvements. More than $3.2 million will be spent for projects that have already started and will continue over… [ Keep reading ]