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$30 Million Strategic Investment Fund to Support Seattle Site Acquisition for Community Projects and Anti-Displacement Efforts

Building off the Equitable Development Initiative (EDI), Major Jenny A. Durkan announced today that Seattle’s Strategic Investment Fund (SIF) is seeking proposa...

Equitable Development Initiative Projects Share Their Stories of Service to the Community

For Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, the Office of Planning and Community Development has partnered with youth filmmakers to create vi...

A Special Message from Our Equitable Development Initiative Staff

Dear EDI Family, It has been a struggle to determine the tone, purpose, or strategic intent of this statement. This is a follow up to ourcolleagues’ open letter and compassionate response from our com...

OPCD names Lauren Flemister Interim Deputy Director

Lauren Flemister, Community Planning Manager at the Office of Planning and Community Development, has been named Interim Deputy Director of the office. Flemister joined the office in 20...

Celebrating the Resilience of Seattle’s Duwamish Valley

2020 Duwamish Valley Program Update & Progress Report By Alberto J. Rodríguez (OSE) & David W. Goldberg (OPCD) Resilient communities have called the Duwamish Valley home since time immemorial ...

AAPI Heritage Month message from Interim Director Rico Quirindongo

Community Partners, In May, we commemorate Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, and this year’s commemoration comes at a critical moment — as we emerge from this pandemic a...

Our Vision of a Walkable, Affordable, Transit-Oriented Mt. Baker

The Mt Baker Station Area has been the focus of several community planning efforts over the past decade. Through the North Rainier Neighborhood Plan and Mt Baker Station Area Design Guidelines, the co...

Draft Plan Captures Community Vision for NE Seattle Neighborhoods Around New Sound Transit Stations

Mayor Jenny A. Durkan today released a draft station area plan for the neighborhoods surrounding Sound Transit’s future light rail stations at 130th St NE and 148th St NE. “Ha...

A Message from Our Director, Sam Assefa

Community Partners,   Over the past four years I have been honored to work with you as we advance community priorities in the City of Seattle. By building coalitions, together we have advanc...

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