The goal of the Community Bridge Program is to help multilingual residents from diverse backgrounds better understand Shoreline’s government structure, and increase their knowledge of city services and resources available.  The Community Bridge Program is part of Council Goal #4 to expand the City’s focus on equity and inclusion and to enhance opportunities for community engagement.  

All sessions will be held in Council Chambers at Shoreline City Hall, 17500 Midvale Ave. North.  The program is free of charge and childcare may be offered.  Please indicate on the application if childcare needed.

Community Bridge is for individuals who live or work in Shoreline, speak another language in addition to English, and are at least 16 years old.  Participants must be able to attend the first 3 sessions.  

Classes will be limited to 16 participants. Interested applicants may fill out the online application, submit a hard copy of the application, or email an application form to Suni Tolton at by Friday, April 12.  Notification of acceptance will be sent by Wednesday, April 17.

Session 1 -  Overview and Government Basics
Wednesday, May 1
6:00pm – 8:30pm

Session 2 - City Services
Saturday, May 18
9:00am – 3:30pm

Session 3 - City Engagement Opportunities
Wednesday, May 29
6:00pm – 8:30pm

Optional Session 4 -  Community Event Planning and Funding Application Workshop 
Saturday, June 15
9:00am – 11:00am