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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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Call for cross-generational “watch parties” activates debates in Washington State

AARP and Debate Coalition team up to mobilize youth vote  Seattle, Wash. (Oct. 2, 2020) – AARP Washington and the Washington State Debate Coalition empowered young voters today to participate in virtual “watch parties” for the upcoming gubernatorial and lieutenant governor debates and help lead us into the future. For the…...

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Inslee, Culp will meet in only televised debate Wednesday

The two candidates will answer questions for an hour but they will not be on stage together. Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee and Republican challenger Loren Culp will meet in their only statewide televised debate Wednesday night (Oct. 7).Inslee and Culp will answer questions for one hour, starting at 8 p.m.Unlike the recent…...

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Coin is flipped and moderators are set: WA State Debate Coalition gears up to host upcoming live debates

Culp and Inslee will debate on Oct. 7 and Heck and Liias on Oct. 22 Moderators for both debates have been selected Coin flipped to decide who speaks first and who gets the last word Seattle, Wash. (Oct 1, 2020) – The hours are counting down as the Washington State…...

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Washington State Debate Coalition Presents State Candidates in Live Debates

Washington State Debate Coalition Presents State Candidates in Live Debates Inslee and Culp will debate on Oct. 7 and Liias and Heck on Oct. 22 Fair and equal access with transparent discussion featured as candidates present vision for Washington’s future Seattle, Wash. (Sept., 24, 2020) – This year, the Washington…...

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