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Women’s History Month 2021

To celebrate #WomensHistoryMonth we asked some of the brilliant women who serve on the Seattle CityClub board to share advice for current and future civic leaders.    ...

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We strongly denounce any and all acts of violence, discrimination and racism.

Seattle CityClub offers this statement of solidarity with Asian American and Pacific Islander communities in response to the recent horrific acts of violence in Atlanta. We also commit to continue to leading with diversity, equality and inclusion top-of-mind. As a civics organization, we recognize that we have a role to…...

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Seattle CityClub Board Spotlight: Kay Gabriel

Seattle CityClub Board Spotlight: Kay Gabriel   As part of our celebration of Women’s History Month, Seattle CityClub (SCC) is recognizing our long-time board member and outgoing 2020 board president, Kay Gabriel. For over 20 years, Kay served on our board and played a vital role as a leader and supporter of our mission around creating more access to elected officials and civic information. SCC is fortunate to have a true, “working” board and Kay rolled up her sleeves countless times over the years…...

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Kick Off 2021 with Legislative Preview: Seattle CityClub hosts discussion with state leaders about public safety and more

Ready for the 2021 Washington State legislative session? The session and the action begins January 11 in Olympia,  but access to the next slate of some of our state’s most important decision-makers will happen the Friday before at a panel discussion with all four legislative leaders from both sides of…...

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Media Alert: 2020 Flashback with economy, arts, public health, racial equity and environment experts – hosted by Seattle CityClub

Media Alert What: Each December, Seattle CityClub invites the community to reflect back on the year to assess the most important issues that affected our civic life. This year, a panel of four experts will discuss politics, public health and COVID-19, the environment, arts and culture, racial equity and other themes…...

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Local leaders discuss civic engagement and advocacy for marginalized communities this Friday at Civic Boot Camp

Local leaders discuss civic engagement and advocacy for marginalized communities this Friday at Civic Boot Camp What: Seattle CityClub presents a webinar on Civic Engagement with Local Government. This webinar, the last segment of the Civic Boot Camp on Local Government and Politics, features a panel of community leaders who will discuss…...

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Diverse voices in government: Senator Dhingra and local leaders discuss marginalized communities Friday at Civic Boot Camp

Who: Manka Dhingra, WA State Senator (45th District), Deputy Majority Leader of the Washington State Senate. (First Sikh legislator elected in the nation) joins Chris Roberts, Councilmember, Shoreline City Council (Member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma) and Cynthia Delostrinos Johnson, Councilmember, Tukwila City Council (First Woman of Color and person of Asian descent elected…...

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Strickland & McKenna Post-Election Sound Off: Local Rep. & Dem. leaders bridge differences tonight at Seattle CityClub’s Civic Cocktail

Who: Marilyn Strickland, newly elected Washington congresswoman, joins Rob McKenna, former Washington attorney general, as first guests on Seattle CityClub’s Civic Cocktail program. When: Tonight – Wednesday, November 4, from 6 to 7pm. What: Strickland and McKenna will kick off this two-part program by discussing the election results from last night. Will there…...

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It’s the Lt. Governor Candidates’ Turn to Talk

WA State Debate Coalition, Seattle CityClub and AARP again team up to encourage civic engagement   Seattle, Wash. (Oct. 19, 2020) – Hard on the heels of a successful and civil gubernatorial debate, the Washington State Debate Coalition (WSDC), led by Seattle CityClub and sponsored by AARP, today announced that the lieutenant governor debate, featuring…...

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More access for eastern Washingtonians: WA Debate Coalition announces new broadcast partners

Increased Availability on East Side Seattle, WA. (Oct. 6,  2020) – The Washington State Debate Coalition (WSDC) announced a slate of new media partners in eastern Washington who will carry the gubernatorial debate. The debate between Loren Culp and Jay Inslee will be broadcast by WSDC on October 7 from 8…...

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