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Unveiling the Outside Citywide Public Space Explorer: A New Online Tool to Promote Equity, Collaboration, and Environmental Justice

In an ever-evolving urban landscape, the need to reimagine public spaces has never been more critical. We’re thrilled to introduce the Outside Citywide Public Space Explorer, an exciting new resource born from over five years of collaborative efforts across many departments, agencies, and organizations. This tool aims to bring about… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Receives $600,000 from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to Continue Community-Led Health, Equity, and Climate Change Adaptation Work in the Duwamish Valley

Funding will support the creation of a Resilience District focused on community and climate resilience The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) has awarded the City of Seattle a $600,000 grant to work with community partners in the Duwamish Valley on a strategy that will improve health, increase community resilience, and… [ Keep reading ]


The Emerald Cities Collaborative – a national nonprofit network of organizations working together to advance a sustainable environment – has announced a 12-month experiential learning program in implementing sustainable energy, water and food projects that include and benefit low-income and communities of color. The program provides a $50,000 annual stipend… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Jenny Durkan and Global Mayors Sign Chicago Climate Charter

Seattle Mayor Jenny A. Durkan joined more than 50 Mayors in signing the Chicago Climate Charter, a first-of-its-kind international charter on climate change. By signing the Charter, Seattle and other cities are sending a clear signal that their commitment to climate action is unwavering even in the face of inaction… [ Keep reading ]

Urban Innovations Speaker Series Presents: How Can We Increase Seattle’s Climate Resilience?

Global climate change is loading the dice, making extreme weather events like forest fires and Hurricanes even more intense. Seattle has experienced some of its rainiest and least snowy winters, its hottest and driest summers, and its highest tides on record. Learn from international experts how homeowners, new development and… [ Keep reading ]

Chinatown/International District/Little Saigon Sustainable Neighborhood Assessment Update

A team from Global Green USA completed its site visit to Chinatown/International District, including Little Saigon, May 9-11. The site visit is part of their Neighborhood Sustainability Assessment for the Chinatown/International District based on the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design – Neighborhood Development (LEED – ND) standards. The assessment… [ Keep reading ]

Little Brook Creek Tour

Several city departments took a tour of Little Brook Creek in Lake City on May 26 to learn more about the environmental impacts to the creek. Led by Jonathan Frodge of SPU, the group was able to see the creek up close on both public and private properties, learning about… [ Keep reading ]