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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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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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Making Civic Cocktail more accessible

As November crept closer and closer, the choices seemed less and less comprehensible. Preparing to vote for just the second time ever, 22-year-old Akhila Sriram found herself more confused than motivated.  Since earning the right to vote in 1972, the 18-to-21 vote remains underrepresented. In the 2014 midterm elections, less…...

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Diane Narasaki: A true civic leader

For the retired director of the Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS) Diane Narasaki, her commitment to social work and human rights began in her youth. Her parents were among the 120,000 Japanese and Japanese-Americans who were unjustly detained in camps during the Second World War.  The barbed wire of…...

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Meet our Lt. Governor: Cyrus Habib

In 2016, Washington elected its 16th Lieutenant Governor: then 35-year-old Cyrus Habib. Previously elected to both the State House and Senate in 2012 and 2014 respectively, Lt. Governor Habib is a seasoned politician whose priorities are economic development, trade, and higher education, and an emphasis on accessibility for people who…...

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The new Silicon Valley

Cascadia Venture Acceleration Network (CVAN) is a new group that aims to foster cross-border collaboration and increase funding opportunities in the region. Formed by 50 organizations across the Pacific Northwest in December of 2017, CVAN is looking to foster the connections needed to make the Pacific Northwest a veritable Silicon…...

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Introducing Even More Board Members!

Seattle CityClub is pleased to announce that we are adding a new cohort of 9 members to our Board of Governors. We’d like to introduce 3 more of them to you. Marina Negroponte  recently joined the We Are All Human Foundation, with a focus to unify and elevate the Hispanic community’s…...

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Introducing More New Board Members

Seattle CityClub is pleased to announce that we are adding a new cohort of 9 members to our Board of Governors. We’d like to introduce 3 more of them to you. Marilyn Strickland is the President and CEO of the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and previously served two terms…...

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