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Coordinators

Neighborhood District Coordinators work to bring City government closer to communities across Seattle. They help to empower all community members to make contributions in their communities, as well as serve as their resource and liaison

Major Functions of the District Coordinators

Encourage and support civic engagement:

·Provide guidance to involve and engage community members. District Coordinator Thomas Whittemore leads PACE session

·Co-lead inclusive outreach and public engagement for historically underrepresented communities.

·Promote city funding opportunities to support community development, such as the Neighborhood Matching Fund.

·Provide support to local community or neighborhood councils.

·Facilitate application processes for parks or street improvements.

·Staff the network of district councils that advise the city in various ways.

Serve as liaisons between the City and community:

·Liaise among community members, community organizations, the private sector, other government agencies, and city staff to ensure that elected officials and city management are aware of neighborhood needs and concerns.

·Advise individual community members, businesses, and groups in interpreting and responding to city programs, policies, and services.

·Act as a main point of contact for community members who have questions about city programs and services; and for city staff working on a project that will impact a neighborhood.

·Co-lead Neighborhood Action Teams (NATS), a team of city departments working together on neighborhood public safety strategies.

Coordinate activities that bring government closer to the community:

·Coordinate the Mayor’s neighborhood visits and town halls, as well as tours for City Council members and city agencies, along with special events initiated by the Mayor’s Office.

·Develop and coordinate the 2012 PACE (People’s Academy for Community Engagement) pilot program to train emerging community leaders in civic engagement processes.

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