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A Day at Civic Boot Camp: Livable Neighborhoods

By Brianna Brown This past March, Seattle CityClub held two Civic Boot Camps where attendees learned about the history and some of the tenuous issues affecting one of Seattle’s fastest growing neighborhoods, South Lake Union.  Seattle CityClub staff member, Brianna Brown, recounts her experience as a Boot Camp attendee. The…...

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WTIA and Seattle CityClub Collaborate on FullConTech

by Julie Pham We’re making some big changes to our approach to FullConTech this year. Instead of an annual, 350-person, all-day conference, FullConTech will be split into two semi-annual, half-day, 200-person conferences. Each will have a different theme inspired by action-oriented, cross-sector collaboration. We hear a lot of criticism from…...

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Commemorating Kate

Sometimes we are lucky enough to meet a person who not only has vision but also the ability to make the world a better place. Kate Webster was one of those people. Kate Webster touched and transformed Washington. She was a leader at Seattle Children’s hospital and Washington State University.…...

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2017 Civic Health Index Coming Soon!

We are excited to announce the 2017 Civic Health Index will be released May 22nd at FullConTech, a cross-sector collaboration conference organized by Washington Technology Industry Association (WTIA). In the follow up to our 2014 Civic Health Index, we choose to model the collaboration required to improve civic health by…...

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Thank You Civic Boot Campers!

Thank you to everyone who participated in our recent Civic Boot Camps in South Lake Union! Your engagement in Livable Neighborhoods showed we can improve the civic health of our community by collaborating and sharing ideas. #CivicBootCamp #CivicParticipation Learn more about Civic Boot Camp. Photos Courtesy of: Carrie Diaz-Littauer ...

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Civic Cocktail Guest Spotlight: WSU President Kirk Schulz

Our upcoming March Civic Cocktail is shaping up to be thought-provoking as we welcome our guest, Washington State University President Kirk Schulz. Bio From Washington State University University President Kirk H. Schulz—on the job since mid-June—is guiding Washington State University’s transformation into one of the nation’s top public research universities. To achieve…...

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Civic Cocktail Guest Spotlight: UW President Ana Mari Cauce

Our upcoming March Civic Cocktail is shaping up to be thought-provoking as we welcome our guest, University of Washington President Ana Mari Cauce. Bio From the University of Washington As the president of one of the world’s great public universities, Ana Mari Cauce is leading the University of Washington in advancing…...

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Civic Cocktail Preview Q&A with Joni Balter

In anticipation for our upcoming Civic Cocktail on February 1st, we sat down with multimedia journalist Joni Balter, to preview topics we will be discussing with our panel of local journalist. Q: What value does Civic Cocktail provide to its attendees? A: Civic Cocktail is becoming the go-to place for intelligent, witty…...

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Civic Cocktail Preview Q&A with Don Shelton of The Seattle Times

In anticipation for our upcoming Civic Cocktail on February 1st, we sat down with Don Shelton, Editor at The Seattle Times, to preview topics we will be discussing with our panel of local journalist. Q: What drew you to participate in this Seattle CityClub event? A: My friend and former…...

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This Demands Something Else

The ugliness of this election shook me to my core. And while I feel an urgent call to action, to volunteer, to show up and advocate more, I know that the aftermath of this election also demands something else. It demands that I reckon seriously and humbly with how much…...

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