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Across the Aisle: Rep. Michelle Caldier & Rep. Lillian Ortiz-Self

When you are building bipartisanship relationships, the main thing you have to bring to the table is respect, according to Rep. Lillian Ortiz-Self (D-21st District). “Even when views are different and values are different, you have to respect that at the core my colleagues are passionate about helping community,” says…...

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Citizen Story Project: Diane Douglas

Seattle CityClub’s Executive Director, Diane Douglas, shares the story of her grandparents’ immigration from Russia and Lithuania. Who was the first (or one of the first) family members to become a U.S. citizen? All my grandparents were immigrants. They came to this country about 130 years ago from Russia and…...

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Citizen Story Project: Ana Mari Cauce

University of Washington President, Ana Mari Cauce, shares the story of her family’s immigration from Havana to Miami. Who was the first (or one of the first) family members to become a U.S. citizen? My mom was the first person in our family to become a U.S. citizen, which she…...

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Our New Citizen Story Project

Happy Flag Day! This year, along with our partner, One America, and support from Boeing and Microsoft, we’re taking this venerable American holiday and amplifying it with a focus on celebrating the reciprocal ties and mutual benefits of citizenship. For the next six weeks, we will be reminding Seattleites of…...

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