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Perfil destacado de un beneficiario del Fondo para la Justicia Ambiental: Braided Seeds (una organización sin fines de lucro dedicada a la educación y las actividades recreativas al aire libre)

En todo Estados Unidos, la raza de la persona es el factor de predicción más significativo de vivir cerca de aire, agua o suelos contaminados. Fue por esto que en 2017 se creó el Fondo para la Justicia Ambiental de Seattle (Fondo EJ) con el fin de apoyar esfuerzos que… [ Keep reading ]

Environmental Justice Fund Grantee Spotlight: Braided Seeds

Across the United States, race is the most significant predictor of a person living near contaminated air, water, or soil. For this reason, Seattle’s Environmental Justice Fund (EJ Fund) was created in 2017 to support efforts that benefit and are led by, or in partnership with, those most affected by… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle’s Environmental Justice Fund Awards $1 Million in Grants for 17 Community-Led Projects, Largest Amount Ever Granted 

Duwamish River Opportunity Fund Awards Additional $271K to Organizations That Improve the Health and Quality of Life of Duwamish Valley Residents Seattle, WA – The City of Seattle’s Office of Sustainability & Environment (OSE) is excited to announce $1,000,000 will be awarded through the Environmental Justice Fund (EJ Fund) to… [ Keep reading ]

Year One Progress on the Transportation and Climate Justice Executive Order

It’s been just over a year since Mayor Bruce Harrell signed the Executive Order directing City departments to work together to prioritize and expand actions that equitably reduce or eliminate greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) within the transportation sector. Since then considerable progress has been made to advance the 23 actions… [ Keep reading ]

KCD-Seattle Community Partnership Program Awards $413,000 to 7 Organizations in 2023

Original post by Jessica Saavedra from KCD King Conservation District (KCD) and the City of Seattle announce the recipients of the 2023 KCD-Seattle Community Partnership grant awards. This program invests in community-led initiatives that enhance natural resources and are developed, led by, and benefit people most affected by environmental and climate inequities…. [ Keep reading ]

2023 Climate & Sustainability Highlights 

For the latest news and updates from OSE, be sure to subscribe to our monthly newsletter. It was a busy year for the Office of Sustainability and Environment, and we’re excited to share some of our accomplishments and highlights from 2023. From reducing buildings emissions to supporting community-led environmental justice… [ Keep reading ]

The Sweetened Beverage Tax Community Advisory Board (CAB) releases 2022 Annual Report

This blog post was contributed by the Sweetened Beverage Tax Community Advisory Board, which is supported by the Office of Sustainability & Environment. The Sweetened Beverage Tax Community Advisory Board (CAB), supported by the Office of Sustainability & Environment, is pleased to release its 2022 Annual Report marking the fifth… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle’s Clean Buildings Accelerator program is BEPS-ready! 

Buildings remain one of the largest sources of climate pollution in Seattle, responsible for more than one-third of our greenhouse gas emissions. That’s why when Washington State launched new Clean Building Performance Standards in 2019 to reduce building energy usage, the City of Seattle’s Office of Sustainability and Environment (OSE) began… [ Keep reading ]

Be a part of the City of Seattle’s First Youth Transportation Summit

This December, youth from across the city will come together to discuss and learn about transportation issues in Seattle at the City of Seattle’s first Youth Transportation Summit. Note: This event has passed. Event Details  The summit is on December 9, 2023 from 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM at… [ Keep reading ]

Duwamish Valley Program – Mid-Year Update 2023 

This year marks a big year for the Duwamish Valley Program. In June of 2018, the City released the Duwamish Valley Action Plan, which has been our north star as we coordinate City investments in South Park and Georgetown. This summer, the Action Plan celebrated its 5th year anniversary of… [ Keep reading ]