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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… [Read more]

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… [Read more]

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)… [Read more]

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… [Read more]

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… [Read more]

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. 🙂… [Read more]

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… [Read more]

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… [Read more]

Small Sparks Funds still Available for Spring Clean!

If your neighborhood would like to participate in Spring Clean, the city’s annual community clean-up event, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods has a fund to support your activity. The Small Sparks Fund provides matching dollars for neighborhood-initiated projects that promote community engagement. Community groups can request up to $1,000 to help… [Read more]

“Cracking the Codes” Film and Discussion this Saturday, March 21

Join us Saturday, March 21 for a free screening of “Cracking the Codes” followed by a discussion facilitated by Darlene Flynn of the City of Seattle’s Office for Civil Rights.  Click here for more information.