New specialized triage response will reduce need for armed police response to non-emergent calls like wellness SPD will also expand successful Community Service Officer program Seattle (July 23, 2021) – Building off of the City’s work to reimagine [...]
SEATTLE (July 22, 2021) – Building on recent investments to improve community-led safety and Citywide efforts to reimagine public safety, Mayor Jenny A. Durkan today announced the City of Seattle will invest $2 million in the King County [...]
City Partners With More Than 30 Restaurants and Retailers for Halloween in July Trick-or-Treating at Westlake Welcome Back to Pioneer Square and Westlake Events Taking Place This Saturday and Sunday SEATTLE (July 21, 2021) – Mayor Jenny A. [...]
Programs cover a range of services and upstream investments from violence prevention to restorative justice  Seattle (July 21, 2021) –  Mayor Jenny A. Durkan and the Seattle Human Services Department (HSD) announced awardees of [...]
Mayor Jenny A. Durkan and downtown leaders today discussed new actions and investments made as part of Welcome Back Weeks. The Mayor was joined by Seattle Chinese-American Chamber of Commerce President David Leong, Alliance for Pioneer Square [...]
To improve disparate outcomes for communities furthest from equity the Task Force developed 9 recommendations with 18 implementation strategies  Upon Council’s proviso lift millions can be dispersed to community by end of 2021  [...]
Legislation advances City efforts to achieve community-led equitable development and environmental justice goals Seattle (July 12, 2021) –  Mayor Jenny A. Durkan’s legislation authorizing the Office of Housing [...]
City to Support Nearly 500 Downtown Small Businesses Through Welcome Back Weeks Efforts, Approximately 80% are Women or Minority Owned SEATTLE (July 12, 2021) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan today announced new efforts to support small businesses across the [...]
First 100 People Vaccinated at the City’s Welcome Back Week Clinics Will Receive a Free Single-Day Ticket to the Day In • Day Out Festival at Seattle Center SEATTLE (July 7, 2021) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan today announced that the City of Seattle is [...]
Stakeholders deliver 11 strategies to renew commitment to Seattle as a maritime and manufacturing city, equitable access to living-wage jobs, innovative small businesses, and environmental justice in neighborhoods near industrial [...]