Re-imagining SECIA

What matters most to you in our neighborhood? What would drive you to get involved? We invite anyone who is interested to join us in imagining a new future for SECIA. Help us in this process by filling out this survey (Available in multiple languages).  By taking the survey, you have the option of being entered to win a monthly prize drawing

Information in: Spanish | Somali | Hmong | Arabic

This month’s prize is a $25 gift card to support a local business. Thank you to everyone who filled out the survey so far. Didn’t win? Your name is still in the running! Your name will be included in each prize drawing until the end of survey. Please tell your neighborhood friends and neighbors — more voices make for a stronger neighborhood organization!

Join the Reimagining SECIA & Racial Equity Work Group to continue to develop and implement a plan for broad-based, multi-modal, systematic community engagement and community organizing strategies to:

  • Help lead the ongoing work of developing and implementing SECIA’s current Equitable Engagement Plan (table and narrative).
  • Identify path for continued base-building in underrepresented communities in SE Como;
  • Identify priority issues and co-created solutions to respond to the most urgent needs and inequities in our neighborhood and inform SECIA’s updated action plan, financial decision-making and organizational future.

This work group meets the first Tuesday of each month at 6:30pm, currently via Zoom. All are welcome!

Interested in joining or want to learn more? Contact [email protected]

Equitable Engagement

We have emerging projects centered on reimagining and racial equity work. Together, we can make SE Como a safe and welcoming neighborhood for everyone. For updates and ways to get involved, visit our Equitable Engagement page.

Racial Equity Resolution & Framework

SECIA’s Reimagining & Racial Equity task group have create a draft resolution and framework to guide our current and future equity based work. We encourage comments, questions, and feedback on the following documents:

Draft Racial Equity Resolution

Draft Racial Equity Framework

Leave comments on the document or email Jessica or Laura to send feedback.

Phase I Equitable Engagement Neighborhood Priority Plan Modification

The SECIA Board approved modified Neighborhood Priority Plan (NPP) at our February 9, 2021 Board meeting. Click here to view the approved proposal.

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