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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Advocate​​

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Environmental Advocate 

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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.

Sep 2021

​​​​​Our Hilltop Friends,

As you may know, HAC has been holding 

Virtual Weekly Updates each Monday

at 6PM out of an abundance of caution

until COVID-19 precautions are lifted.

HAC will continue to hold Virtual Weekly Updates until we are able to schedule monthly meetings in the CHC Community Room. Instructions on how to join the virtual meeting are below this message. Please 'Sign In' when you attend a Virtual Meeting by taking this 1 Question Survey.

You may have attended a recent Happy Hour with Cider & Conversation on the 4th Monday of each month for a summer series at Grit City Ciderworks (1016 MLK Jr. Way) from 6-7:30pm. With school starting and the COVID Delta variant, we are taking a break in September out of an abundance of caution. Stay tuned for more Happy Hours with Cider & Conversation.

Tidy-Up Tacoma is a city wide campaign to clean up Tacoma. All Business Districts are being cleaned up along with volunteers that are cleaning up their neighborhoods. Brendan Nelson, HAC President, is leading a clean up team for Sound Transit that will help clean up neighborhoods on either side of MLK Jr. Way. Stay tuned for more information on how you can participate.

All HAC Virtual Meetings are available to view on the Hilltop Action Coalition Facebook page.  Instructions for joining HAC Virtual Weekly Updates:​

- Have Facebook? Go to your Facebook page & “like” Hilltop Action Coalition. Be on your Facebook page at the scheduled meeting time & click on the HAC has gone ‘Live’ notification to go to the live meeting.

- No Facebook? Google search ‘Hilltop Action Coalition Facebook’, click on the HAC Facebook Live link.​

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.

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.


Brendan Nelson


Greg Walker


Jennifer Schaal


​​​Alyssa Torrez
Community Engagement Advocate

Aaliyah Walton                                                    Journalism                


Stephon Graves 

Social Media


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.

HAC Monthly Community Meetings will resume once we can meet in the CHC Community Room. 

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.

Kristine Coman                                             

Program Manager                                                

Jasmin De'Armond   

Community Engagement Liaison            

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