Since 1989 the Hilltop Action Coalition has been a center for the community action within the Hilltop Area. Come visit our office, send us an email, follow us on social media, and attend a Monthly Community Meeting to learn more about how HAC continues to serve this community.

Brendan Nelson 
Executive Director

Selena Choy                                          
Program Manager                                      

Michealea Lemons


​​​Tiffani Reyes

Hunter Henderson

​​​Alyssa Torrez
Community Engagement Advocate

Join Us

Our Mission

Hilltop Action Coalition is a community-based coalition and 501(c)3 nonprofit that engages residents, businesses, and partner organizations to build and sustain a resilient community with socially-just housing, jobs, commerce, and quality of life.

The HAC Office is temporarily closed until further notice. We can assist you at

Join us each Monday at 6PM for HAC Virtual Weekly Updates on Facebook LIVE. 

Hilltop Action Coalition engages residents, businesses, and partner organizations to build and sustain a resilient community with socially-just housing, jobs, commerce, and quality of life.

Hilltop FED is located at 1202 MLK Jr. Way & Earnest S. Brazill St. in the Community Health Care Building (previous Coffee Buzz location). Donations can dropped off Mon, Wed or Fri, 11 AM to 2 PM. Monetary donations can be made to Hilltop FED through Hilltop Action Coalition. Thank you for your support! Type your paragraph here.


  • Here is our full MONTHLY CALENDAR in PDF format for easy viewing and distribution!   
  •  Join HAC Virtual Weekly Updates each Monday at 6PM on Facebook Live at HAC Monthly Community Meetings are now back in person on the 4th Monday of each month at Tacoma Community House at 6 PM-7:30PM.
  • New Tacoma Neighborhood Council Meeting is Virtual on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 5:30 PM-7 PM on Facebook Live at For more information, please contact
  • Tacoma Central Neighborhood Council meets virtually at 7 PM on the 1st Thursday of every month on Facebook Live at
  • Hilltop Library Planning Committee meets on the 3rd Thursday of every month from 6:00 PM-7:30 PM via Zoom at with Meeting ID 819 6034 2310.

Aaliyah Walton                           


Bengisu Cecik                        



Stephon Graves 

Social Media


Board of directors

Take ACtion Today

Join HAC Hosts along with special guests Mario Lorenz, Producer of Tacoma's Hilltop Street Fair with the Hilltop Business Association and Wilbert Santos with Sound Transit's Community Engagement: Design and Construction team on Facebook LIVE, Monday, August 15th at 6 PM. Let's talk about what our community can expect at the Hilltop Street Fair, as well as updates around the Hilltop LINK Extension. With construction going on in the Hilltop, we know that folks are curious about the impact on the Hilltop Street Fair. Don't miss this HAC Virtual Weekly Update if you want to learn more about both topics. We hope to see you there!


August 2022

​​​​​Hi Hilltop Friends,

HAC Monthly Community Meetings are back in-person, once again! These take place  on the 4th Monday of every month at Tacoma Community House from 6 PM to 7:30 PM. However, we will be meeting in-person on the LAST Monday of this month, which is August 29th! We hope to see you there.

You can join us each Monday at 6 PM for a HAC Virtual Weekly Update on Facebook LIVE. We have an exciting line up of Special Guests from our local Hilltop Neighborhood. If you miss an update, you can always visit our Facebook Page, click on Videos and you'll have access to each episode.

If you have news to share with the Hilltop Neighborhood, please reach out to Program Manager, Selena Choy at We'd love to share it on our Weekly HAC eNewsletter, HAC Virtual Weekly Update or in the Hilltop Action Journal.

We are currently working on our Hilltop Action Journal August/September 2022 Issue. If you are interested in being featured in the journal please connect with us as soon as possible. Advertisements, articles and other submissions can be sent to or

If you'd like to join our email listserv, email to receive our Weekly HAC eNewsletter full of neighborhood updates, resources, opportunities and events.

Hilltop Strong, 

HAC Team

Hilltop Action Coalition

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Learn how to get involved by connecting with our Facebook page or dropping by our office!

Opportunities available for:

     * Neighborhood Leaders

     * Hilltop Action Journal writing & distribution

     * Community Outreach & Partnering

     * Neighborhood cleanups

We look forward to meeting you.