This week, sea.citi’s own Nicholas Merriam and Heather Redman wrote in the Seattle Times how hybrid work presents an opportunity to reshape our communities for the betterHybrid work isn’t going anywhere, so how are you finding community these days?
Send us a note and we’ll round up all the great ideas.
Tech for Good Updates
- Alphabet Google’s parent company, made a device that makes drinkable water from the air then opened up the design for anyone to use
- Amazon restarted their Seattle vaccination site in partnership with Virgina Mason, Swedish, and City of Seattle
- Remitly joins Pledge 1%, dedicating one percent of equity, time, product, and profit just one month after their IPO
- Salesforce announced their third Impact Lab cohort focused on building climate justice products
- Uber is planning to build a more sustainable, greener fleet of cars through a partnership with Hertz to rent 50,000 Teslas
Individual Actions & Distractions
- Hear directly from Seattle’s Mayoral candidates by tuning into the Washington State Debate Coalition’s last debate of 2021.
- Think – What would happen if the internet suddenly stopped working?
- Celebrate Dia de Muertos
- Meet the ghosts behind a Japanese city’s “haunted” coffee
- See a movie
- Learn about the many fun Halloween events in the Seattle area
- Get ready for Thanksgiving by checking out these vegan recipes
- VOTE VOTE VOTE on Tuesday, Nov 2! – Still can’t decide? Check out our voter guide.
- Hybrid work is the opportunity to reimagine downtown, not its demise
- Kim Wyman has been tapped by the Biden administration to lead national election security, removing the one Republican that holds a statewide position
- COVID-19 vaccine verification began in King County on Monday, but what happens if people use fake vaccine cards?
- The FDA is a step closer to approving emergency authorization for COVID-19 vaccines for children ages 5-11, shots may be available as early as November 3rd
Meet the Candidates for Seattle City Council, Position 9: Oliver versus Nelson
A deck of tarot cards and gummy jolly ranchers. These sweet tidbits can be found in our conversations with candidates Nikkita Oliver and Sara Nelson we are competing for City Council city-wide Position 9. Their contrasting approaches to funding, homelessness, policing, and climate change shine bright.
Learn more about these two candidates in what’s shaping up to be one of the more exciting races in the latest installment of our Candid Candidates voter guide.