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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.

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 [...]
9/10
Mayor Jenny A. Durkan announced $9.8 million in awards through the Equitable Development Initiative (EDI), the largest annual total since EDI’s first awards in 2017, to support the purchase of additional properties to house BIPOC [...]
8/27
Investments include at least $1.2 million for community driven projects and up to $225,000 to 28 business districts throughout Seattle Mayor Jenny A. Durkan and the Seattle Office of Economic Development (OED) announced $7.5 million in direct [...]