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

Seattle CityClub convened a roundtable of public health experts on March 13 to discuss the coronavirus and related challenges facing homeless communities, people of color, and immigrant and refugee populations. “Viruses do not discriminate,” said Equity Officer for Public Health – Seattle & King County, Mariel Torres Mehdipour. Torres Mehdipour…...

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Announcing a Transition in Our Leadership

After eleven years at the helm of Seattle CityClub, Executive Director Diane Douglas is departing the organization on November 1. Under her leadership, our budget and staff doubled and our audience grew to include over one million annual participants. Diane provided strategic vision to diversify our program portfolio, adding monthly…...

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Seattle CityClub Adds Two Distinguished Board Members

We are thrilled to announce the addition of former White House Press Secretary Scott McClellan and The Sorensen Group Principal Gretchen Sorensen to Seattle CityClub’s Board of Governors. Scott McClellan served as White House Press Secretary from 2003 to 2006. Before being named press secretary, he served as the principal deputy…...

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News: Washington State Senate Candidates Dhingra and Englund to Meet in Luncheon Debate

Seattle, WA, August 24, 2017 – Seattle CityClub and KIRO 7 will present a luncheon debate between Washington 45th legislative district candidates Manka Dhingra and Jinyoung Lee Englund on October 10, 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. (doors open at 11:30 a.m.) at Microsoft Conference Center in Redmond. The debate will…...

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