After you visit Tacoma Community House's Drive-Thru Trunk-or-Treat event, cruise over to Evergreen State College Tacoma at 1210 6th Ave for more Trunk-or-Treat fun! Drive-Thru Evergreen's parking lot on Fri, Oct 30th from 6-8pm for safe, family fun!

October 2020

​​​​​Our Hilltop Friends,

     In response to the COVID-19 virus, and out of an abundance of caution, HAC will be holding Virtual Weekly Updates each Monday at 6PM until COVID-19 precautions are lifted. HAC Monthly Community Meetings will return when in person meetings are available. Please feel free to text questions or concerns you may have in the comments section during all virtual meetings. Miss a meeting? No Worries! C​​lick on the 'HAC Virtual Meeting' button.

​Take Care & Stay Healthy!

Instructions for joining virtual meetings:

- 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.

  • Here is our full MONTHLY CALENDAR in PDF format for easy viewing and distribution!   
  • HAC Monthly Community meeting is on the 3rd Monday of the month at 6:00 PM in the Community Room of the Hilltop Regional Health Center at 1202 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Tacoma, WA 98405.
  • New Tacoma Neighborhood Council meets at 5:30 PM on the 2nd Wednesday of every month at the TPD Central Substation, 1524 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Tacoma WA 98405.
  • Tacoma Central Neighborhood Council meets at 7 PM on the 1st Thursday of every month at Tacoma Nature Center, 1919 South Tyler Street, Tacoma, WA 98405.
  • People's Community Center Steering Committee meets at 5 PM on the 3rd Tuesday of every month at the Metro Parks People's Community Center, 1602 Martin Luther King Jr Way, Tacoma, WA 98405.
  • Hilltop Library Planning Committee meets at 5 PM on the 4th Thursday of every month in the Community Room of the Hilltop Regional Health Center at 1202 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Tacoma, WA 98405.

Tacoma Community House (TCH),Tacoma Housing Authority, and Hilltop Action Coalition are providing a fun, safe way for trick-or-treating this year. Rain or shine, come by and drive through the TCH parking lot where you'll find decorated trunks and booths with treats to share. Please bring a bucket for candy and wear a face mask - costumes are optional. Social distancing precautions will be in place to ensure safety. All trunks and booths will be at least 6 feet apart and attendees will wear a mask. No foot traffic will be accommodated. If you would like to donate candy or register for a parking spot, please email:

Brendan Nelson


Greg Walker
Vice-President & Treasurer​

Jennifer Schaal

Board members

Take ACtion Today

The HAC Office is temporarily closed until further notice. The Office Manager works from home and can assist you at HAC will hold Virtual Weekly Updates each Monday at 6:00 PM via Facebook LIVE until future notice. HAC Month Community Meetings will resume once in person meetings can be held. We appreciate your understanding while we practice mindful social distancing during COVID-19.


Hilltop Business Association & HAC are Hosting Halloween on the Hill!

Are you looking for a traditional way to trick-or-treat that doesn't involve riding in a vehicle? The Hilltop Business Association and Hilltop Action Coalition are proud to announce the 1st Annual Trick or Treat Event for the Hilltop!! Bring the kids out Sat, Oct 31st from 3-6pm for Halloween on the Hill 2020! Enjoy Trick or Treating while meeting and greeting great businesses on the Hilltop. **Please wear a face mask and continue to practice social distancing.

Free Covid-19 Testing this Saturday, 

October 24th, from 10am to 3pm! 

Drive Up & Walk Up testing for everyone!

Come out to Evergreen College at 1210 6th Ave, Tacoma, for free covid-19 testing. Everyone is invited! Drive up, or walk up, you can get tested fast and easy. Results are available within a few days. We'll have voter registration information and Hilltop Action Journals available. Social distancing precautions will be maintained.

Alyssa Torrez

Hilltop Action Journal Editor

Jo Davies
Volunteer Support

Michealea Lemons

Community Outreach


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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.


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                                             

Office Manager                                         

Hilltop Action Journal Editor                  

Jasmin De'Armond   

Community Engagement Liaison            


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Hilltop Holiday Crawl!

Support your local Hilltop Businesses this December 12th and 13th during the Hilltop Holiday Crawl! Find those special gifts and treats for those you love! Give gift cards to local restaurants! Keep your holiday shopping local and help your community thrive! More information coming soon.