Civic Boot Camp

A deep-dive program that gives participants the tools to take action in the community. Participants will have the opportunity to:

  • Gain insights from local leaders
  • Learn about our region’s history
  • Watch video interviews with topic experts
  • Learn about local solutions and how to get involved
  • Take action toward increasing the civic health of the region
For questions contact Program Specialist Jeff Carter at or 206.682.7395 x 106.

Past Civic Boot Camp Videos and Materials

View our previous Civic Boot Camp events for webinars and interviews with community leaders. You’ll also find workbooks with bios for each speaker, reading lists, and volunteer resources so that you can continue to connect and engage with your community after your boot camp session.

October, 2020

Discusses the past and present systemic racism issues in the Seattle area and how we can more towards racial equity. Interviews and panel discussions with activists and community leaders addressing systemic racial issues.

May, 2020

Addresses how the COVID19 pandemic impacts climate change and climate justice efforts in the Pacific Northwest. Interviews and webinars with climate scientists, activists and organizations addressing climate change.

April, 2020

Explores the impact of the early stages of the pandemic on local (King County) healthcare for marginalized communities. Interviews and webinars with local public health professionals.

Civic Boot Camp Supporting Partner

What Did Past Participants Have to Say About Civic Boot Camp?

How Will Your Organization Benefit From Civic Boot Camp?
  • Shared knowledge about growth opportunities and challenges in the community.
  • Partnership connections with local leaders and businesses.
  • An engaged and more productive employee.
View Sample Civic Boot Camp Agenda
How Will You Benefit from Civic Boot Camp?
  • A deeper understanding of your community’s history and future.
  • Improved tools for leading action on behalf of the community.
  • Lasting connections with group members and community leaders.

Civic Boot Camp Works

Survey results of participants one year after attending showed that:

Think differently about local issues.

Feel more connected to their community.

Advocate for more causes.

Contact Jeff Carter, Program Specialist, at or 206.682.7395 ext. 106.