Seattle Neighborhood Group Programs
Community organization support including crime prevention councils, community councils, merchant organizations and block watches. Support may include staff, fundraising, fiscal sponsorship, problem solving and coalition building, Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED), and more. The Landlord Training program provides landlords and property owners with management tools to prevent criminal activity in rental residential buildings.
Get Off the Streets is designed improve community safety through recruitment of street drug users into housing and treatment and away from a life of low level crime and a cycle of arrest and release.
Recent Successes and Current Challenges
Our GOTS project was evaluated by researchers from the University of Washington and found to be very effective and well run.
Seattle Neighborhood Group has provided outreach and crime prevention organizing to vulnerable populations, Seattle's East African immigrant community and other immigrant & refugee communities.
In 2013, SNG organized the first student leadership conference, IMPACT! Safe Schools, in partnership with Seattle University, Seattle Police, Seattle Public Schools, Archdiocese of Seattle education dept., Seattle Police Fdtn., and others, with the goal of empowering high school students leaders to make a positive difference in their school's safety. Over 140 students from 16 Seattle area high schools attended the all-day conference.