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Prevention Works in Seattle (WINS)

Prevention Works in Seattle (WINS) is a northeast Seattle community coalition formed in 2006 to put programs and strategies into place that, when consistently implemented, are proven to reduce drug and alcohol use rates. Its mission is to prevent underage drinking, substance abuse, and associated problems through education, advocacy, and networking with students, families, and […]

Funds Available for Night Out

If your street plans to participate in Night Out on August 1, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods has a fund to support your event!

The Small Sparks Fund provides funding for projects that promote community engagement and are led by the community. Community groups can request up to $5,000 to pay for Night Out activities. […]

AmeriCorps Position Open

Know someone who would like to work in the neighborhood? Check out this 10.5 month community-building position:

Lake City Community Conversation on Homelessness

Lake City Community Conversation on Homelessness

Held May 24, 2017

This was an hour-long panel discussion. The panelists were various people who are involved in serving the homeless in Seattle, and two of them in Lake City, a couple from Seattle Police, and one formerly homeless person who is a long-time resident of Lake City.

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Northgate Ped/Bike Bridge – New Design

Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) has a new, completely-reworked design for the Northgate Pedestrian/Bicycle Bridge (“The Northgate Bridge”).

They had the original design 30 percent complete in 2015. Concerns over the potential cost overruns were raised, and independent cost validations were performed. As the result, the original design was deemed too costly. A new project […]

Find It, Fix It Community Walk Success!

Our walk with the mayor was a much larger than we expected! Many high-level city employees were there, such as the SPD North Precinct captain, our District 5 City Council member, the Fire Department chief, head of Parks & Rec, head of Department of Neighborhoods, head of Utilities, engineers from SDOT, and of course the […]

Apply for a $3000 Grant from Find It, Fix It

If you have any ideas for how to use the $3000 grant from doing the Find It, Fix It Community Walk, please let us know, or make an application yourself. The application form is here. Applications should be made soon, and definitely anyone interested in submitting one should contact the city within two weeks […]

Apply for a $3000 Grant to Improve Pinehurst

The Find It, Fix It Community Walk includes a $3,000 grant for improving the community. Anyone may apply, but note that you must spend the money prior to being reimbursed by the City after you turn in your receipts. Pinehurst Community Council will no doubt submit some applications, and you can, too. Usually the City […]

Final Plans for Find It, Fix It Community Walk 4/25/2017

The plan is all set for our Find It, Fix It Community Walk with the mayor, police chief and city council member. This walk provides a unique opportunity for us to identify neighborhood needs and discuss challenges directly with City leaders. All the things we’ll spotlight were suggestions submitted by Pinehurst community members. The suggestions […]

Find It, Fix It Community Walk April 25