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Delivering New Worlds: Black Doulas Talk about Black Futures

Delivering New Worlds: Black Doulas Talk about Black Futures Wednesday, February 22, 5:30-7:30 pm at Y-WE (5623 Rainier Ave S.) If we are our ancestors’ wildest dreams, then what are our dreams for Black futures? This Black History month we are celebrating the past, but also contemplating how it’s shaped the… [ Keep reading ]

Amplify acts of kindness: Submit a nomination for Neighbor Day 2023

Español Tiếng Việt 简体中文 繁體中文 한국어 af Soomaali Tagalog Generosity, empathy, and kindness are essential to a healthy, thriving community. As we continue to rebuild and reconnect after several challenging years, we want to highlight stories about the ways community members across Seattle have gone above and beyond to give… [ Keep reading ]

Reimagining Black History Month: Victoria Santos

Victoria Santos is a Co-Founder of the BIPOC ED Coalition of Washington State, a multicultural, cross-sector collaborative of 200+ Black, Indigenous, and People of Color nonprofit leaders working in solidarity to promote wellness and restore resources in our region’s communities. She is also the Director of the Center for Healing… [ Keep reading ]

Like Fine Wine, Black Joy Over Time: The Necessity of Black Joy Narratives to Black Liberation

Like Fine Wine, Black Joy Over Time: The Necessity of Black Joy Narratives to Black Liberation by Nacala Ayele As a Joy Actualization Coach for Black, Indigenous, and People of Color, I define joy as the internal sense of well-being, satisfaction, and contentment that is independent of external circumstances. For… [ Keep reading ]

Reimagining Black History Month

Reimagining Black History Month by Reagan Jackson The earliest memory I have of celebrating Black History Month was in the fourth grade. I attended a predominantly white school in Middleton, Wisconsin. One day my mom noticed my backpack was much heavier than usual. She asked why I was taking so… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Harrell Nominates Jenifer Chao to be Next Director of Department of Neighborhoods

Today, Seattle Mayor Bruce Harrell announced that he will appoint Jenifer Chao to serve as the next Director of the Department of Neighborhoods (DON). Chao, a community engagement leader, currently serves as the Deputy Director of Strategy and Administration in the City of Seattle’s Finance and Administrative Services. Working with… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle’s P-Patch Community Gardening Program Celebrates 50th Anniversary

2023 Proclaimed the “Year of Community Gardening” Seattle City Council and Mayor Bruce Harrell have proclaimed 2023 to be the Year of Community Gardening in honor of the P-Patch Community Gardening Program’s 50th anniversary. Seattle Department of Neighborhoods staff were presented with the formal proclamation at the January 31 meeting… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle’s Food Equity Fund now accepting proposals

$2.3 million available to community-initiated projects working to advance food equity Community-based organizations working to create an equitable and sustainable local food system in Seattle are encouraged to apply for the City of Seattle’s Food Equity Fund by March 15, 2023. The Food Equity Fund supports work led by those… [ Keep reading ]

Community Engagement Coordinators Center Trust Building, Elevate Community Voices in Local Government

For local government to effectively serve the community, trust is essential. At the Department of Neighborhoods, we know that community trust in government isn’t inherent, nor should it be. Trust is something that should be earned by walking the talk, acknowledging a role in historical injustices, and actively working to… [ Keep reading ]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of Continental Hotel

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of Continental Hotel located at 315 Seneca Street at its meeting on February 1, 2023 at 3:30 p.m. Members of the public can attend the meeting in person at the Boards & Commissions Room (L2-80) of Seattle City Hall, located at 600… [ Keep reading ]