May 2022

​​​​​Our 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- 7:30PM.

Please 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 Executive Director, Brendan Nelson at or Office Assistant, Selena Choy at We'd love to share it on our Weekly HAC eNewsletter, HAC Virtual Weekly Update or in the Hilltop Action Journal.

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

Hilltop Strong, 

HAC Team

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Hilltop Crawl Website

Did you miss out on the Hilltop Spring Crawl this year? Or was there something that you were eyeing and didn't get to purchase? Support Hilltop by checking out the Hilltop Crawl Website and exploring categories from food and drinks, retail shopping, and more.

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.

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  • 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.

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Tacoma Public Library and BERK Consulting invite the community to provide feedback on specific options for the future of library services on Hilltop  through Listening Sessions and an online survey. 

- Virtual Listening Session, Saturday, May 21, 11:00am- 12:30pm

- Listening Session, Monday, May 23, 6:00pm- 7:00pm at Tacoma Community House (1314 S L St), co-hosted by Hilltop Action Coalition

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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.

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.

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.

Join us in-person on Monday, May 23rd!

Are you curious about the possibilities being considered for libraries on Hilltop?
Let’s have a conversation about it and enjoy some community time.

HAC Meeting Details



Whether you’re still in high school or looking for what comes next, Jobfest is the perfect opportunity for young adults between the ages of 16 to 24 to land full-time, part-time, or even seasonal jobs right in Pierce County.

Find more details and register here.

FREE At-Home COVID 19 Tests

Residential households in the U.S. are now eligible for another order of free at-home tests on Here's what you need to know about your order:
- Each order now includes #8 rapid antigen COVID-19 tests
- Your order of #8 tests will come in #2 separate packages (#4 tests in each package), each with its own tracking number
- Packages will ship free


Hilltop FED has FREE FOOD for Everyone!

Get a FREE sandwich on Fridays! Special thanks to Go Philly for bringing sandwiches one Friday a month and to Trinity Presbyterian Church for bringing brown paper bag lunches on the other Fridays. 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 be 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!

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Greg Walker

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Hunter Henderson

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Community Engagement Advocate

Brendan Nelson 
Executive Director

Kristine Coman                                             

Program Manager                                            

Selena Choy                                          
Office Assistant