2019 Year in Review

Reflect, Listen and Learn at Year in Review Every December, Seattle CityClub takes you on a journey back through the year to assess the most important issues that affected our civic life. This year’s event, once again moderated by political analyst C.R. Douglas of KCPQ-TV, takes place at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 10, at […]
Dec 10, 2019

Civic Cocktail: City Council Election Analysis + How Voters Shape Seattle

Presented in partnership with Seattle Channel After one of the most important City Council elections in Seattle history – a battle for the soul of our rapidly changing city – Civic Cocktail analyzes election results from the night before with two people smack in the middle of the political action: Marilyn Strickland, President and CEO of […]
Nov 6, 2019

The Voices of Children: A Documentary Screening and Dialogue on Children’s Rights

Children have the right to be heard. Through language, drawings, movement, and play, children strive to communicate their beliefs, understandings, and needs. But often children’s experiences are discounted, their contributions to society minimized, and their voices silenced. If we listen to children’s ideas and closely observe their actions, what can we learn of their views about […]
Dec 8, 2017

Civic Cocktail: City Hall in Motion

City Hall in Motion Presented in partnership with Seattle Channel Retiring Seattle City Councilmember Tim Burgess discusses becoming Seattle’s interim mayor, the challenges facing our city, and more. Additional segment TBA Limited tickets available at the door; doors open at 5:30 p.m. Series Sponsor: The Boeing Company Media Sponsors: Crosscut, KUOW Host Sponsor: Tom Douglas Restaurants
Nov 1, 2017

New OneAmerica director aims to boost immigrant voter participation

In the past six months alone, big things have started happening for the immigrant community is Seattle. President Obama announced a new deportation deferment policy for undocumented young adults. The Seattle City Council created the Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs and a new Washington State Voting Rights Act could significantly increase voting participation among immigrant […]
Oct 9, 2012

Mood at Seattle debate hints that Washington will deliver world’s first pro-gay marriage vote

Washington State could be one of the first places in the world to legalize gay marriage by ballot this November. Currently there are only 10 countries that have legalized or recognized gay marriages, but all have done so through parliaments and governmental bodies. Maryland, Maine and Minnesota are also voting on the issue that would move […]
Oct 3, 2012