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Reflecting on Big Day of Play

Last month, the City of Seattle held our annual Big Day of Play, with both in-person and virtual options for community members to attend. After being fully virtual last year due to the pandemic, the community was happy to find a way to connect to each other while being respectful… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Durkan Announces More Than Eight Million in Investments To Support The Duwamish Valley In 2022 Budget Proposal

Community members joined Mayor Durkan and City staff at the Duwamish Waterway Park to announce and celebrate these investments On Friday, September 24, 2021, Mayor Jenny A. Durkan announced more than $8.5 million in proposed 2022 budget investments to support the Duwamish Valley neighborhoods of South Park and Georgetown.    Investments will center around expanding youth leadership… [ Keep reading ]

OSE Celebrates Black History Month

February is Black History Month. In the spirit of celebrating Black excellence and brilliance, and in service to the expansion of our minds to learn from Black thought leaders in the environmental and climate movement, staff at the Office of Sustainability pulled together a reading list highlighting Black leaders at… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle and King Conservation District Community Partnership Grant Program Awards $426,000 to Six Community Organizations

The City of Seattle and King Conservation District are continuing their longstanding collaboration to invest in natural resource improvements that are led by or in deep partnership with Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) communities. COVID-19 has disproportionately impacted these communities, but has not changed the need for improved… [ Keep reading ]

Announcing the 2019 Environmental Justice Fund

Deadline for proposals in September 16 In partnership with Bullitt Foundation, the Office of Sustainability & Environment is excited to announce the second cycle of the Environmental Justice Fund, a grant opportunity for community-led projects that invest in communities’ ability to improve environmental conditions and respond to impacts of climate change…. [ Keep reading ]

Funding for Community Climate Projects – Apply Now!

Half of Seattle’s household greenhouse gas emissions are created in the areas of energy, transportation, diet choices and consumption habits. We know you’re all doing great work as individuals to reduce your footprint, but we are also fortunate to have so many community organizations out there promoting actions that address climate… [ Keep reading ]