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Jill Simmons
The Office of Sustainability and Environment delivers cutting-edge policies and effective programs to address Seattle's environmental challenges while creating vibrant communities and building shared prosperity. Visit the Key Initiatives page to see a list of all the program focus areas for our office. Call (206) 615-0817 for more information.

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Office of Sustainability and Environment RSJI Workplan

Equitable Development   Health   Housing   Jobs   Environment  

Equity area: Equitable Development

Meet or exceed City goals and objectives for providing infrastructure, e.g. parks, transportation, sidewalks, access to technology, public art, etc. in all neighborhoods.

Meet or exceed public investment standards, e.g. parks, transportation, sidewalks, access to technology, public art, etc. in neighborhoods that are primarily communities of color.
  Partner with City departments, the community and other institutions to achieve racial equality in the community

Involve communities of color and refugee and immigrant communities in planning processes; all community members have the opportunity to participate in shaping the future of their neighborhoods.
  Partner with City departments, the community and other institutions to achieve racial equality in the community