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2020 Washington State Debate Coalition announces dates, partner details for debate series

2020 Washington State Debate Coalition announces dates, partner details for debate series SEATTLE – Continuing its tradition of hosting debates of statewide consequence, the Washington State Debate Coalition (WSDC) and its premier media partners will broadcast a gubernatorial debate between Gov. Jay Inslee and Sheriff Loren Culp on October 7.…...

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Seattle CityClub Board Spotlight: Ilays Aden

Seattle CityClub Board Spotlight: Ilays Aden Lessons in Community-Building   Right after Donald Trump was elected president, Ilays Aden co-founded Eat with Muslims, a nonprofit with a mission of “connecting communities through food and storytelling.” At the time, Aden knew that many people thought that Seattle would be the last…...

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Seattle CityClub Board Spotlight: Maria McDaniel

Seattle CityClub Board Spotlight: Maria McDaniel Lessons in Activism & Humanity   For as long as she can remember, Seattle CityClub Board Member Maria McDaniel has spoken out and asked questions. Today, it helps keep CityClub open and inclusive to multiple perspectives, but McDaniel’s voice has not always been as…...

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Seattle CityClub Board Spotlight: Steve Hill

Seattle CityClub Board Spotlight: Steve Hill Human Nature & Civic Engagement   Seattle CityClub’s Board of Directors is comprised of many distinguished community leaders committed to respectful civic engagement, non-partisanship, access to public officials, and productive collaboration. One of them is CityClub Board Member Steve Hill, who discusses pursuing effective…...

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BlackLivesMatter

Voices are calling for local leaders and organizations to share support for Black lives. We hear you, and we’re listening. Seattle CityClub stands in support of those fighting for racial justice and the end of systemic discrimination and violence that for generations have denied Black people their right to equitably…...

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Video: Civic Boot Camp – COVID-19 & Climate Justice

“The workers that are being most heavily impacted now by COVID are also those that stand to be really heavily impacted by climate. So often it’s those that are already the most economically vulnerable that are being the hardest hit.” – Jessica Koski, Washington State Policy Coordinator for the BlueGreen…...

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Video: Civic Boot Camp – COVID-19 & Climate Change

Seattle CityClub convened a panel of experts on May 15 to go in-depth on COVID-19’s impact on climate change globally, pollution locally, the lessons we’ve learned, and how we can apply what we’ve learned going forward: Watch the video above for the full, in-depth discussion, moderated by CityClub’s Jeff Carter,…...

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Video: Final in series on COVID-19’s impact on marginalized communities

Seattle CityClub convened a third panel of experts on April 17, the final in a series of three, discussing how COVID-19 is affecting marginalized communities and what we can do to help. Abriel Johnny, Community and Tribal Engagement Manager for HealthierHere, summed up the discussion on the virus’s impact on…...

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Democracy will not stop

Coronavirus has taken a toll on Seattle’s residents, its vibrant events, our cultural organizations, and countless small and medium-sized businesses. As a nonprofit whose mission is primarily expressed through public events, CityClub has not been spared. But we have been flexible. As Washingtonians commit to staying home and staying healthy,…...

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Video: More on COVID-19’s impact on marginalized communities

Following a successful Civic Boot Camp: Digital two weeks prior, Seattle CityClub convened a second panel of experts on March 27 to go in-depth on how COVID-19 is affecting marginalized communities and what we can do to help. “When we’re talking about health care inequities, we’re talking about a lot…...

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