Ask a Feminist by Act Now Mantra

Why do so many men who believe in the equality of the sexes have a hard time calling themselves feminists? Has the #MeToo movement perpetuated the victimhood status of women or given them a voice? Is expecting men to pick up the check but treat women as equals at work, a double standard? Join Act […]
Sep 16, 2018

Marchers call for social change at commemorative MLK march

Speakers connected the local affirmative action push with the Civil Rights struggle on the anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I have a dream" speech.
Aug 28, 2018

Environmental justice at center of carbon fee initiative

Backers of Initiative 1631 say it was important to address the needs of the people most affected by pollution — who often are communities of color and low-income communities.
Aug 23, 2018

CD10 Candidate Forum and Straw Poll

Join Counted for our first official event! We’re kicking things off with a candidate forum and straw poll for Washington’s 10th Congressional District. Our straw poll will be a little different—participants will have three ballots each. One will be a traditional choose-one ballot, like those currently used in elections around the state. Another will be […]
Jun 19, 2018

Truth, Trust & Democracy: Seattle CityClub Annual Benefit

Join us for a conversation about the changing landscape of news, misinformation, polarizing political analysis and digital media with our esteemed panel of national experts. Featured Panelists Jill Dougherty was a foreign affairs correspondent for CNN for 30 years, where she reported on news developments from the State Department and traveled widely with Secretary of State […]
Apr 6, 2018

Spring 2018 Lecture Series | Trump in the World

The presidency of Donald Trump is having a significant impact on international affairs, global alliances, the U.S. role in the world, and on the status and politics of other countries. The Jackson School will continue its series of talks and discussions on the international impact of the Trump presidency, in Spring 2018. These lectures are free and open to students and […]
Mar 11, 2018

Spring 2018 Lecture Series | Trump in the World

Spring 2018 Lecture Series | Trump in the World The presidency of Donald Trump is having a significant impact on international affairs, global alliances, the U.S. role in the world, and on the status and politics of other countries. The Jackson School will continue its series of talks and discussions on the international impact of the Trump presidency, in Spring 2018. […]

Spring 2018 Lecture Series | Trump in the World

The presidency of Donald Trump is having a significant impact on international affairs, global alliances, the U.S. role in the world, and on the status and politics of other countries. The Jackson School will continue its series of talks and discussions on the international impact of the Trump presidency, in Spring 2018. These lectures are free and open to students and […]

Spring 2018 Lecture Series | Trump in the World

The presidency of Donald Trump is having a significant impact on international affairs, global alliances, the U.S. role in the world, and on the status and politics of other countries. The Jackson School will continue its series of talks and discussions on the international impact of the Trump presidency, in Spring 2018. These lectures are free and open to students and […]

Spring 2018 Lecture Series | Trump in the World

The presidency of Donald Trump is having a significant impact on international affairs, global alliances, the U.S. role in the world, and on the status and politics of other countries. The Jackson School will continue its series of talks and discussions on the international impact of the Trump presidency, in Spring 2018. These lectures are free and open to students and […]
Mar 8, 2018

Spring 2018 Lecture Series | Trump in the World

Spring 2018 Lecture Series | Trump in the World The presidency of Donald Trump is having a significant impact on international affairs, global alliances, the U.S. role in the world, and on the status and politics of other countries. The Jackson School will continue its series of talks and discussions on the international impact of the Trump presidency, in Spring 2018. […]

Stepping Up (is hard to do?) Lecture by Takako Hikotani, Columbia University

Japan seems to have adapted well to the Trump administration, with successful “Trump management” by the government officials. Trump management is not enough, however. Japan will have to step up and do more to preserve the liberal democratic order, which now lacks leadership from Washington. This will mean a role reversal for Japan. Rather than […]
Apr 6, 2018

Spring 2018 Lecture Series | Trump in the World

The presidency of Donald Trump is having a significant impact on international affairs, global alliances, the U.S. role in the world, and on the status and politics of other countries. The Jackson School will continue its series of talks and discussions on the international impact of the Trump presidency, in Spring 2018. These lectures are free and open to students and […]
Mar 11, 2018

Spring 2018 Lecture Series | Trump in the World

Spring 2018 Lecture Series | Trump in the World The presidency of Donald Trump is having a significant impact on international affairs, global alliances, the U.S. role in the world, and on the status and politics of other countries. The Jackson School will continue its series of talks and discussions on the international impact of the Trump presidency, in Spring 2018. […]

Civic Cocktail: News From the Hill

Presented in partnership with Seattle Channel News From the Hill U.S. Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-7th District) returns from Washington D.C. to sit down with host Joni Balter to share her legislative progress in the U.S. Congress, provide an inside look at politics on Capitol Hill and much more. Second segment TBA Featured Journalists Marcus Green, […]

Spring 2018 Lecture Series | Trump in the World

The presidency of Donald Trump is having a significant impact on international affairs, global alliances, the U.S. role in the world, and on the status and politics of other countries. The Jackson School will continue its series of talks and discussions on the international impact of the Trump presidency, in Spring 2018. These lectures are free and open to students and […]
Mar 8, 2018

Spring 2018 Lecture Series | Trump in the World

The presidency of Donald Trump is having a significant impact on international affairs, global alliances, the U.S. role in the world, and on the status and politics of other countries. The Jackson School will continue its series of talks and discussions on the international impact of the Trump presidency, in Spring 2018. These lectures are free and open to students and […]

Ellison Memorial Lecture | Kennan Institute Director Matthew Rojansky: U.S.-Russia Conflict: The New Normal?

U.S.-Russia Conflict: The New Normal? Dangerously dysfunctional relations between Washington and Moscow have been blamed by the press, pundits and politicians on the failure of U.S. policymakers to properly “read” Vladimir Putin and thus to predict the Kremlin’s supposedly strategic foreign policy agenda. However, rather than attempting to predict Putin’s next move or to de-code […]
Feb 15, 2018

Densho’s Day of Remembrance focuses on solidarity with Muslim community

Khizr Khan, a Gold Star father and critic of President Trump's anti-Muslim rhetoric, spoke of the resilience of Japanese Americans as an example.
Feb 20, 2018

Seattle youth on the rise for Black Lives Matter

Students at Garfield and Rainier Beach high schools are taking the lead as activists.
Feb 15, 2018