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COVID-19 Vaccination Information & Community Resources
Neighborhood Moment - New Tacoma Neighborhood Council October 2017 Video
Tom Ebonhoh, New Tacoma Neighborhood President, interviewed HAC President, Brendan Nelson, and HBA Manager, Mario Lorenz, to discuss Hilltop's history, current activities and future endeavors. Click here to watch the video.
Click on the City of Tacoma Neighborhood Council Program Information button to find out more. Scroll down their page to the Neighborhood Council Program Map and put your address in the search field to find out which council you belong.
Inside Tacoma with Randall Lewis - Interviews Council Member Blocker November 2017 Video
Randall Lewis, the City of Tacoma's Government Relations Officer, and Council Member Keith Blocker, from District 3, discussed a variety of topics in this interview; the City of Tacoma's Disparity Study, Immigrant Defense Fund, Tacoma Housing Authority, the ever increasing need for affordable housing, and solutions for those who are experiencing homelessness. Click here to watch the video.
Neighborhood Moment - New Tacoma Neighborhood Council May 2019 Video
New Tacoma's "Neighborhood Moment” focuses on a one-on-one discussion on what grassroots involvement is all about. Host Amber Shirk talks with Bill Garl on a variety of neighborhood topics relating to branding and getting the word out to what's happening in New Tacoma. Click here to watch the video.
City of Tacoma Neighborhood Council Program:
Tacoma's Neighborhood Councils are independent community organizations that civically engage to improve their neighborhoods.
Neighborhood Moment - 2019 Hilltop Business Association District
2019 Hilltop Business Association District's "Neighborhood Moment” focuses on what's buzzing on the Hilltop - new businesses and fresh ideas. Hilltop Business Association has been here since 1995 and has grown tremendously. With Sound Transit coming to the Hilltop in 2022, we are seeing a future of growth. Watch this video to find out more about the Hilltop!
Neighborhood Moment - Central Neighborhood Council October 2018 Video
On this episode of the Central Neighborhood Council's "Neighborhood Moment” host Charles Mann talks with Angie Lokotz with the 6th Avenue Business District. Angie is the business district's manager and provides a snap-shot on how the district and the Central Neighborhood Council work together on bettering the community, while helping business growth in the area. Click here to watch the video.
Business Matters - Hilltop Business Association, Nov. 2016
Connecting people to business is what Tacoma is all about. The city's business districts each have their own footprint of stores, restaurants, entertainment and business interactions. Overlooking Tacoma’s downtown from high above is the Hilltop Business Association. Click here to watch the video.
Hilltop Action Coalition
The Communications Anchor of the Hilltop Area
Tacoma Public Library: HAC Virtual Night Resources and Services:
Jamie Gimore, Tacoma Public Library Outreach Librarian, was a Special Guest at the October 19th HAC Virtual Weely Update. Click on the Oct 19th Weekly Update button to watch the meeting. Click on the Tacoma Public Library Resources & Services button to access Jamie's Power Point presentation with live links to library resources. Have questions for Jamie? Email her at firstname.lastname@example.org, or give her a call at 253.292.2001 x1312.
Tacoma-Pierce County Health Dept. now offers
COVID-19 vaccines in homes...
Call (253) 649 - 1412
8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Find COVID-19 Vaccine appointments here: https://www.vaccinelocator.doh.wa.gov
When can I get the COVID-19 vaccine? Find out more here:
How Covid Vaccines are made YouTube video:
Vaccine Safety: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/safety.html
Pfizer-BioNtech vaccine info:
TPCHD Flu Information: https://www.tpchd.org/flu
Equity Action Network, email Naveed Badri: NBadri@tpchd.org
TPCHD Covid-19 Vaccine FAQ: https://www.tpchd.org/healthy-people/diseases/covid-19/covid-19-vaccine-frequently-asked-questions
DOH Covid-19 Vaccine FAQ: https://www.doh.wa.gov/Emergencies/COVID19/VaccineInformation/FrequentlyAskedQuestions
WA Notify info: https://www.doh.wa.gov/Emergencies/COVID19/WANotify
Sign up to get Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department blog post updates and news releases, you’ll automatically get an email when release that info. Sign up at https://www.tpchd.org/notify.
Moderna vaccine info: https://www.fda.gov/media/144638/download
V-Safe registration info: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/safety/vsafe.html#anchor_1607560764339
If you get any bill, email COVID.Vaccine@doh.wa.gov
The Hilltop Attainable Housing & Businesses | Forterra NW
ABOUT THE HILLTOP ATTAINABLE HOUSING & BUSINESSES Brendan Nelson, Director of the Hilltop Action Coalition, speaks about the Hilltop neighborhood in Tacoma. He is working with Forterra as part of the Fab-5 Community Engagement Team for Hilltop Attainable Housing and Businesses. Click here to watch the video.
Neighborhood Moment - New Tacoma Neighborhood Council October 2018 Video
Tacoma is made up of eight unique neighborhood councils-each representing a diversity of community visions, goals and actions. New Tacoma's "Neighborhood Moment” host Tom Ebenhoh talks one-on-one with Amber Monson who launched a new series of waterfront summer concerts and community events along the Foss Waterway. Click here to watch the video.
Neighborhood Moment - New Tacoma Neighborhood Council May 2018 Video
On this episode of New Tacoma Neighborhood Council's "Neighborhood Moment” host Tom Ebenhoh interviews Samantha Lake and Traci Kelly on community involvement. using social media accessibility, building development and encouraging new, affordable housing projects. Click here to watch the video.
Neighborhood Moment - Central Neighborhood Council January 2019 Video
Central's "Neighborhood Moment" features co-hosts Charles Mann and Luis Alonzo with a presentation on how to activate and view Central Neighborhood Council meetings on Facebook Live. Click here to watch the video.
Community Information & Resources for the Hilltop Area
"Being informed is a result of wanting to know more."
We are happy to host an archive of various publications & resources relating to the Hilltop Area for ease of use by our community. The Hilltop Business Association, the City of Tacoma, and Pierce County provide interesting publications.
Rental Assistance Website: www.PierceCountyWA.gov/housinghelp
The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is now available year-round due to COVID.
Metropolitan Development Council for energy assistance: https://mdc-hope.org/energy-assistance/
United Way's South Sound 2-1-1 for basic needs assistance: www.uwpc.org/get-help-now-dial-211
TPU Payment Assistance - Click on TPU and Environmental Services Residential Utility Assistance Programs at www.mytpu.org/assistance
Tacoma Community College: Workforce Education:
Nikki Snowking, Lorrie Ann, and Pwint Koko, with Tacoma Community College (TCC), were Special Guests at the December 7, 2020 HAC Virtual Weely Update. They shared information about TCC's Workforce Education Program and their Guided Pathways opportunities. Click on the Dec 7th Weekly Update button to watch the meeting. Click on the TCC Workforce Education button to access Nikki's presentation. If you have questions for Nikki Snowking, TCC Workforce Education Navigator, email her at email@example.com, or call her at 253.566.502.