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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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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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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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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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