Welcome 2021! We hope you had safe and restful holidays. We’re back in the office to WFH and kicking off the new year with some sea.citi-centric highlights. Community Updates will be back on Thursday.
The Stay Home, Stay Healthy order was issued 6 weeks ago. Washington State has shown we are willing to take collective action to fight the pandemic but we still have more work to do. As we continue to update you on tech’s response with this newsletter, our events will focus on giving you a closer look at what’s happening on the ground.
The sea.citi Team
If you’ve followed sea.citi for a while, you have likely noticed we took a pause on our civic and community education events.
As we start to see glimmers of hope that our region is moving from crisis management to recovery planning, we’re excited to bring you virtual events! We’re starting with a joint event with our friends at sf.citi and Protocol next Thursday with local programming to follow. We’ll continue to update you weekly about the intersection of tech and community during the pandemic so please keep sharing your stories with us!
Voting is in the air, already. Chances are you’ve never heard of the King Conservation District elections, until this year. In 2019, the election of a new board supervisor had a *whopping* 0.3% turnout. In an effort to make voting easier, this year the King Conservation District has partnered with King County Elections, Democracy Live, and Tusk Philanthropies to offer mobile voting. Opinions vary as to whether mobile voting is a good idea, but you can get the details below. Read more