Historic neighborhoods close to downtown Seattle are facing unprecedented growth and change. Yesler Community Collaborative is convening and supporting local organizations to preserve neighborhood character and culture, and bring about an equitable future for all.
We bring together partners in the education, housing, environment, health care, business, arts, government and philanthropic sectors to support equitable and sustainable community development at Yesler Terrace and in surrounding neighborhoods. We foster connections and expand resources to amplify and the work taking place.
Our Core Partners are the Seattle Housing Authority and Seattle University, both of which are focused on redevelopment efforts at Yesler Terrace and the Yesler neighborhood. We also work with community partners in the surrounding neighborhoods. Our collective work is generously supported by local and national financial partners.
Community members celebrated the Juneteeth holiday on June 19 by breaking ground on the new Liberty Bank Building at 24th Avenue and East Union Street. The re-development of Liberty Bank will help preserve affordability in the neighborhood by bringing 115...