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Month: October 2017

Office of Planning & Community Development: Growth and Livability

Seattle is again the fastest growing city in the country. Our beautiful natural environment, diverse communities, and strong job market all serve to attract people…

A National Framework for Urban Extension

Abstract To help ensure Extension’s relevance and accessibility to an increasingly diverse population, the National Urban Extension Leaders group created a framework based on historical…

How Seattle Bucked a National Trend and Got More People to Ride the Bus

Almost every major U.S. city has seen years of decline in bus ridership, but Seattle has been the exception in recent years. Between 2010 and…

Infographic: Where in the West young people are moving

This story is part of the State of Change project, produced in partnership with the Solutions Journalism Network.  Across the West, more young people are moving out…

Extension, Metro Center Unite Communities to Solve Health Challenges

Extending science to serve communities is what Extension is all about. And when it comes to health, entire communities—from youth to elders, rural and urban—must…

This Startup Lets You Use Your Extra Cash To Invest In Community Development

Despite the fact that around 69% of Americans have less than $1,000 in savings, we, as a country, sit on a collective wealth of extra cash; somewhere in…