Neighbors invited to help plan First Hill Find It, Fix It Community Walk

(Photo: Rachel Greenberg)

The First Hill neighborhood is invited to help plan the First Hill Find It, Fix It Community Walk, the fourth of six Mayor-led walks happening this year. Find It, Fix It Community Walks bring together City officials, business owners, and community members to address neighborhood needs.

The First Hill walk will be held on Tuesday, July 11 and will follow a route determined by community members serving on its Community Walk Action Team. There are two Community Walk Action Team meetings scheduled for those who would like to volunteer:

  • Tuesday, June 13 – 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Skyline Retirement Community located at 725 9th Ave, Floor 24.
  • Thursday, June 22 – 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Frye Art Museum located at 704 Terry Ave.

In addition, community members are invited to apply for up to $3,000 to complete community projects that improve the safety or appearance of their neighborhood. To apply for a Community Project Grant, download and complete the application.

For more information on either opportunity, contact Find It, Fix It Program Coordinator Paige Madden at paige.madden@seattle.gov or 206-233-5166.

Lastly, community members don’t have to wait for the walk to report safety needs or city maintenance issues. They can use the Find It, Fix It mobile app. Android users can download the app from the Google Play Store and iPhone users can download it from the App Store.

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Neighbors invited to Highland Park Find It, Fix It Community Walk

Mayor Murray’s Find It, Fix It Community Walks provide a unique opportunity for community members to identify neighborhood needs and discuss challenges directly with City leaders. The third walk this year will be held in Highland Park on Thursday, May 25.

Highland Park Find It, Fix It Community Walk
Thursday, May 25

  • Sign-in, refreshments and volunteer opportunities: 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
  • Program and walk: 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • Meet at Highland Park Improvement Club at 1116 SW Holden St

 

Schedule

5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Sign-in, refreshment and volunteer sign-up opportunities with various City programs.

6:30 p.m. – 7:55 p.m.
Walk commences along the follow route (map):

7:55 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Walk concludes at the intersection of 16th Ave SW and SW Holden St

 

 

Participants can use the Find It, Fix It mobile app on the walk. This smartphone app offers mobile users one more way to report selected issues to the City. Make sure to download the app before the walk.

In partnership with Cities of Service, the City will offer up to $3,000 in grants for community-led projects to each 2017 Find It, Fix It Walk neighborhood. The Highland Park Community Project Grant Application is available at seattle.gov/finditfixit until June 8. If you have an idea for a project in Highland Park, please apply today!

For more information on the Find It, Fix It Community Walks program, please contact Paige Madden at paige.madden@seattle.gov or visit www.seattle.gov/finditfixit.

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Neighbors invited to help plan Highland Park Find It, Fix It Community Walk

The Highland Park neighborhood is invited to help plan the Highland Park Find It, Fix It Community Walk, the third of seven Mayor-led walks happening this year. Find It, Fix It Community Walks bring together City officials, business owners, and community members to address neighborhood needs.

The Highland Park walk will be held on Thursday, May 25 and will follow a route determined by community members serving on its Community Walk Action Team (CWAT). The first meeting for those interested in volunteering for the CWAT will be held at Highland Park Elementary on May 4 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. For more information, contact Find It, Fix It Program Coordinator Paige Madden at paige.madden@seattle.gov or 206-233-5166.

In addition, community members are invited to apply for up to $3,000 to complete community projects that improve the safety or appearance of their neighborhood. To apply for a Community Project Grant, community members can find the application at seattle.gov/finditfixit.

Lastly, community members don’t have to wait for the walk to report safety needs or city maintenance issues. They can use the Find It, Fix It mobile app. Android users can download the app from the Google Play Store and iPhone users can download it from the App Store.

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Seeking AmeriCorps Vista member to support Mayor Murray’s Find It, Fix It Walks

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods seeks an AmeriCorps VISTA member for a one-year opportunity to support Mayor Ed Murray’s Find It, Fix It Community Walks, a high-impact service strategy where the Mayor engages community members in revitalizing their neighborhoods. Through a Cities of Service City Hall AmeriCorps VISTA Program Grant, the AmeriCorps VISTA member will focus on using the Find It, Fix It Community Walk planning and outreach to increase participation in city-based volunteer programs.

This VISTA Member will design strategies to recruit volunteers, lead community outreach efforts in neighborhoods selected for the Community Walks, handle promotion and publicity, and develop impact metrics and outcome measurements for the walks. To learn more about Find It, Fix It Community Walks, visit seattle.gov/finditfixit.

Program Start/End Date:  June 5, 2017 – June 4, 2018

Application deadline: May 15, 2017

Prior to applying, review the AmeriCorps VISTA position listing for duties, qualifications and benefits for this opportunity. All applications must be submitted through the AmeriCorps Portal by making an AmeriCorps profile.

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Neighbors invited to Northgate/Pinehurst Find It, Fix It Community Walk

Mayor Murray’s Find It, Fix It Community Walks provide a unique opportunity for community members to identify neighborhood needs and discuss challenges directly with City leaders. The second walk this year will be held in the Northgate/Pinehurst neighborhoods on Tuesday, April 25.

Northgate/ Pinehurst Find It, Fix It Community Walk
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 (a detailed route and schedule will be posted here on 4/19 – please check back)

  • Sign-in, refreshments, volunteer opportunities and Orca Lift registrations from 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Program and walk from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
  • Meet at the Uncle Mike’s BBQ at 11740 15th Ave NE

Participants can use the Find It, Fix It mobile app on the walk. This smartphone app offers mobile users one more way to report selected issues to the City. Make sure to download the app before the walk.

In partnership with Cities of Service, the City will offer up to $3,000 in grants for community-led projects to each 2017 Find It, Fix It Walk neighborhood. The Northgate/Pinehurst Community Project Grant Application is available in seven languages at www.seattle.gov/finditfixit until Tuesday, May 9. If you have an idea for a project in Northgate/Pinehurst, please apply today!

For more information on the Find It, Fix It Community Walks program, please contact Lemmis Stephens at 206.386.1907 or lemmis.stephens@seattle.gov or visit www.seattle.gov/finditfixit.

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