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Our Stories

We are proud to share with you stories of our Equitable Development Initiative (EDI) community partners, starting with two organizations we highlighted for Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month (May 2021). Learn more about these video projects by visiting our blog. Expect to see more videos about our EDI partners this year.

10/4
We are proud to share our video story about Byrd Barr Place, located in the Central District of Seattle. This is the first in the series of four videos that will focus on our Equitable Development Initiative (EDI) partners and Black-owned businesses [...]
9/27
Thirteen BIPOC organizations will receive City funds to secure critical properties to prevent displacement in their communities. As existing displacement pressures mount through the COVID-19 pandemic, these funds will preserve critical sites as well [...]
9/24
Community members joined Mayor Durkan and City staff at the Duwamish Waterway Park to announce and celebrate these investments. Today, Mayor Jenny A. Durkan announced more than $8.5 million in proposed 2022 budget investments to support the [...]