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Meet Seattle CityClub’s New Executive Director, Alicia Crank!

We’re thrilled to welcome Alicia Crank as Seattle CityClub’s next Executive Director. She comes to us from AtWork in Bellevue, and prior to that, from YWCA of King/Snohomish County. Alicia’s experience is wide-ranging, including six years as an Executive Director and ten years of corporate and foundation donor relations. Follow her on Twitter.…...

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Small business owners can apply for $10K grant through Comcast RISE Program

Small businesses owned by people of color in King County and Pierce County have a unique opportunity to apply for $10,000 monetary grants through the Comcast RISE program. The application period will open on October 1st, 2021 and close on October 14th, 2021. Independent small businesses in Washington are the…...

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One-Minute Read: Seattle Mayoral Race Briefing

  Are you curious about what relevant topics might affect the 2021 Seattle Mayoral Race? Discover our one-minute briefing for recent information on public safety, homelessness, public health, and economy in our region. Debates will be hosted on: Seattle Mayoral Debate 1 Thursday, October 14 7 – 8 PM PST Seattle…...

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Dialogue Across Differences: Meet Reheal Mariam

Reheal Mariam is a Law, Economics and Public Policy and Global Studies double major, with a minor in Human Rights, at University of Washington Bothell (UWB) whose impressive resume is equally matched by her deep caring for those less fortunate in our community. In addition to her school work, the…...

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Dialogue Across Differences: Native American Leadership in the Salish Sea Region

Dialogue Across Differences: Native Leadership in the Salish Sea Region   In 2021, Seattle CityClub launched the Dialogue Across Differences initiative to celebrate our 40th Anniversary while addressing polariaton and bridging toward solutions in our community. As we continue to celebrate and fundraise for this milestone–culminating with Seattle CityClub’s annual…...

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In the News: Civic Boot Camp on Native Youth Leadership

The News Tribune covered Seattle CityClub’s program on Native youth leadership that was part of our three-part Civic Boot Camp series Native American Leadership in the Salish Sea Region in June 2021. Three youth leaders advocated for environmental protection, legislation to ban Native mascots and the Missing and Murdered Indigenous…...

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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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