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Neighborhood Business Districts Webinar

Small Business Resource Updates On Monday, January 11, the Only in Seattle (OIS) team hosted a webinar with neighborhood business districts and partners to provide relevant and timely information for small businesses. This webinar focused on the reopening of the U.S. Small Business Administration Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and Economic… [ Keep reading ]

Apply for the Working Washington Small Business Grants by December 11!

Applications available for up to $20,000 in emergency funding. 👇Español (Spanish), Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese), 한국인 (Korean), 简体中文👇👇(Chinese), and ไทย (Thai) 👇 Gov. Jay Inslee announced an additional $70 million for business grants. $50 million of this is for Washington State Department of Commerce’s Round 3 of the Working Washington Small Business… [ Keep reading ]

From Coffee to Arepas, Celebrate Latinx Heritage Month by Supporting Latinx-Owned Businesses

September 15 – October 15 is Latinx Heritage Month! This month recognizes the independence anniversaries of several Latin American nations and uplifts the cultural legacy of communities deeply-rooted in rich traditions. As Latinx Heritage Month comes to an end, Seattle Office of Economic Development celebrates and honors the many Latinx communities throughout Seattle. To celebrate, we encourage the Seattle Community to support Latinx-owned businesses.

Celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day by Supporting Native-Owned Businesses

In 2014, Seattle City Council voted to recognize Indigenous People’s Day on the second Monday in October to celebrate and honor Native American people—shifting the focus from Columbus to the resiliency, history and diverse cultures of Native communities. Today, OED celebrates and honors the many Indigenous communities throughout the country—especially the Duwamish community whose land the City of Seattle now resides on. To celebrate, we encourage the Seattle community to support Native-owned businesses. Don’t see a Native-owned business you love? Let us know!

Seattle Office of Economic Development invests $288,000 in Seattle Youth Career Opportunities

Seattle Office of Economic Development (OED) is awarding 10 organizations the 2020 Career Connected Learning grant. Career Connected Learning grants focus on ensuring local youth ages 14-24 have the skills, knowledge, and networks to connect to the region’s economy. Our Career Connected Learning programs are operating within the context of two economic forces that are exacerbating existing racial and economic disparities and further exposing the vulnerabilities of many of Seattle’s workers and businesses: COVID-19 and the rise of automation.

Neighborhood Business Districts Webinar – Street Closure Permits

On Thursday, July 30, the Only in Seattle (OIS) team hosted a webinar with neighborhood business districts and partners to provide relevant and timely information for small businesses. This webinar focused on Seattle Department of Transportation’s (SDOT) Street Closure Permits. Street Closure Permits are free and are an expansion of… [ Keep reading ]

Neighborhood Business Districts Webinar – King County Phase 2 Reopening

On Thursday, June 18, the Only in Seattle (OIS) team hosted a webinar with neighborhood business districts and partners to provide relevant and timely information for small businesses. The OIS team coordinates with Seattle’s neighborhood business districts to provide resources for community stakeholders, businesses, property owners, and local organizations to… [ Keep reading ]

Next Generation of Healthcare Professionals, HILT Career Day a Success

On October 16th, over 500 middle and high school students attended Charting Your Way to a Healthcare Career, an all-day career exploration event at the Sea Mar Museum of Chicano/a/Latino/a Culture in South Park. “Opportunities like Charting Your Way to a Healthcare Career, focuses on providing access for students to… [ Keep reading ]

Office of Economic Development Congratulates GrowHire Graduates

GrowHire is a unique job-entry program that focuses on the existing skills and strengths of students. The program highlights and builds interpersonal skills in stress management, teamwork, and conflict resolution. As well as providing support in resume building and connecting students to hiring managers. Upon being hired, participants have the… [ Keep reading ]

2nd Annual Seattle Film Career Day connects young people with industry leaders and experts

On Friday, October 25th, the City of Seattle’s Office of Film + Music (OFM), in partnership with One Reel and the National Film Festival for Talented Youth (NFFTY), and with support from Seattle’s Office or Arts & Culture (ARTS) and Office of Economic Development (OED), hosted Seattle’s second annual Film… [ Keep reading ]