Posted on Friday, July 6, 2018 – 7:00 am at Capitol Hill Seattle Blog by CHS
Africatown has been awarded a major grant as part of more than $5 million in funding for equitable development in Seattle.
“Seattle is facing an affordability crisis, which has displaced far too many and left behind many of our neighborhoods and businesses,” Mayor Jenny Durkan said about the grants. “To tackle these challenges, our City is investing in community organizations who are leading the way in creating true economic vitality and opportunity within Seattle’s most underserved communities.”
Africatown will receive $1,075,000 for “capacity-building” and “development expenses to include affordable commercial space to the Midtown affordable housing project,” according to the City of Seattle announcement of the award.
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Celebrating the best of the African American community and African Diaspora culture in northwest featuring Music, Food, Culture, and family fun!
Attractions include the AfricanTown Heritage Parade featuring dance troops and drill teams, Children’s Day & Familly Fun Village, Soul N The Park, Afrobeats & Roots Stage, Heal the Hood Basketball Tournament & Hip Hop 4 Peace stage and delicious flavors of the African diaspora from restaurants, food trucks, vendor marketplace and community resource fair and more!
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