Civic Cocktail: Fighting fire with Franz

Last summer, wildfire smoke caused Seattle to have the worst air quality in the world. Wildfire season has returned, and it’s off to an unprecedented start. This year, more than half of the fires have broken out west of the Cascades, according to Hilary Franz, Washington’s commissioner of public lands and head of the state […]
May 17, 2019

Civic Boot Camp: Civil Rights

Learn about and explore the legacy of the civil rights movement in the Central District. Learn how that legacy continues to this day with issues like gentrification. Gain the knowledge and tools needed to take action in the community and protect the future of civil rights. What You’ll Do Listen to presentations about Seattle’s Black […]
Apr 4, 2019

Pioneer Square East West Pedestrian Improvements open house + walking tour

As part of the Waterfront Seattle Program, the City of Seattle’s Office of the Waterfront & Civic Projects, working with community partner Alliance for Pioneer Square, has begun an effort to improve east-west streets in the heart of Pioneer Square. This project will design and construct improvements on portions of Main, Washington, King and Yesler […]
Mar 22, 2019

Civic Cocktail: Head Tax + Transportation

Presented in partnership with Seattle Channel Has mounting homelessness and massive growth brought Seattle to its boiling point? The business community and City Hall are at odds over how to ease the city’s housing-affordability crisis. Marilyn Strickland, Seattle Chamber of Commerce CEO, and Seattle City Councilmember Lorena González join host Joni Balter to discuss who should pay for […]
May 22, 2018

Our Civic Future: Youth Education + Empowerment

Presented in partnership with Seattle Foundation Youth around our region and the country are organizing in ways we haven’t seen in generations. This program, including insights from the Greater Seattle Civic Health Index and the work of Seattle Foundation grantees, will feature a panel discussion about investments being made in civic education with youth civic leaders and […]
Mar 27, 2018

Civic Trivia

Eat, drink, and play with your civic know how—the best way to learn and connect! Test your knowledge of our civic systems. Learn with a community of curious individuals, bring your smarts, your brainy friends & family members, and your competitive streak. We accommodate 21+ only It is a multi-cultural event. Blessing or curse, that […]
Dec 26, 2017
Yadira Lopez. Photo thanks to OneAmerica.

What does it mean to be a civically engaged youth?

What does it mean to be a civically engaged youth?
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