Blog

Civic Boot Camp Rookie: Housing the Homeless

By Cecilia Knaub The newest Civic Boot Camp dove into the homelessness and housing crisis to enrich Seattle residents’ understanding of the interconnected systems that cause homelessness and the barriers that stall resolution. From the heart of Pioneer Square, at Impact Hub Seattle, attendees heard from a range of speakers…...

Read more

Get to Know Our Civic Leadership Award Winner

The Winner of this Year’s Seattle CityClub Nancy Nordhoff Award is… Marilyn Watkins! Marilyn Watkins is Policy Director at the Economic Opportunity Institute, a Seattle-based nonprofit policy center that focuses on changing public policies to create an economy that works for everyone. Seattle CityClub’s Nancy Nordhoff Civic Leadership Award is…...

Read more

Youth Carve a Space for Themselves in Civic Engagement

Last week, high above downtown streets, Seattle CityClub partnered with the Seattle Foundation to host a forum catered to potential youth activists. It was a diverse gathering that brought out students from across the Seattle Metro area to hear their peers. The context? A surge in youth activism after another…...

Read more