Hybrid and remote work continues to be front and center. This week, Amazon announced teams would have the flexibility to pick where they worked. With 8 in 10 tech workers wanting some type of hybrid work, it’s hard to be surprised by this announcement.
Tech for Good Updates
- Facebook continues its work to bring speedy internet to hard to reach places
- Restor has a new sustainability map, displaying the potential of restoring global forests
- Microsoft will implement human rights reviews of their contracts with police and governments
Individual Actions & Distractions
- Watch the Seattle Mayoral debates – TONIGHT!
- Join the 25th Annual SpiritWalk & Warrior Run
- Help put together food packs for elder natives
- Admire West Seattle community members Art
- Attend Campfire: Improvised Ghost Stories
- Walk the Block and enjoy art for a good cause
- Enjoy pumpkin patches, spooky events, and other fall fun in the Puget Sound area
- Smell the flowers at Bellevue Botanical Garden
- Volunteer and help build a world where everyone has a decent place to call home
- Check out sea.citi’s Candid Candidate Voter Guide
- The Kraken will have their first home game soon, so how ‘green’ is Climate Pledge Arena?
- King County Council Member Kathy Lambert was stripped of power in response to her campaign’s racist mailer
- Seattle voters will choose a new city attorney that is either an abolitionist or recently ran as a republican, both face criticism for their previous tweeting
8 in 10 workers expect hybrid work *after* the pandemic. So we asked candidates running for local offices what vision they had for downtown. The movement of people across our region is changing and this will assuredly have policy ramifications on our neighborhoods and downtowns. Now, more than ever, we need elected leaders to set the stage for the future.
Watch the video to hear what November candidates have to say about their vision of downtown Seattle.