Podcast: Broadening Neighborhood Engagement in Seattle, WA with Kathy Nyland

Posted on April 28, 2017

Kathy Nyland
Director of Department of Neighborhoods
City of Seattle, WA

Kathy Nyland the Director of the Seattle, WA department of neighborhoods joined GovLove to talk about rethinking neighborhood engagement. With the goal of getting more people involved her department is working to find new ways to engage residents of the city. Kathy also shares her path to local government, which started as an overly involved resident and led to her current appointment.



Extra Credit

As Seattle’s neighborhood czar, Kathy Nyland brings government closer to residents

Neighborhoods Director Kathy Nyland, Accidental Activist

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods

Broadening the Definition of Neighborhood Leadership

Kathy Nyland’s Journey From Neighborhood Activist To City Leader

How Seattle Is Dismantling a NIMBY Power Structure

Seattle Mayor Murray’s Executive Order establishing public engagement and outreach principles


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