Mobile Voting in an Obscure Election

by msjones

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

Happy New Year – See what we accomplished in 2019

by msjones

sea.citi launched in late 2018 to better connect the local tech workforce with our community. The need was clear — those working in tech want to better understand and engage in solving our region’s most pressing problems. The opportunity is significant as the workforce numbers near 300,000 citizens who want to see our region thrive. Read more

Summer Civics is Hot

by msjones

It’s summer in Seattle, finally, and we’re gearing up to keep you connected to your community. We have a number of easy and fun upcoming opportunities to support local schools like helping source supplies for students. Families typically spend more than $100 on school supplies and some local families just can’t foot that bill. Watch for bins at your company so you can help students in our community can show up for the first day of school ready to learn.

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Schools Out; Here Comes Elections

by msjones

As our first school year closes and summer begins, we want to take a look back at the work we’ve done to build deeper connections between our industry and low-income schools. Supporting schools is vital to our community and an important connection between our industry and our future innovators.

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Your Hack to Community

by msjones

As a significant and growing percentage of the local workforce, consumers, and tax base, the innovation economy has a meaningful role to play in our community. We see the challenges our cities face. Kids need mentors, skills, and connections to get great jobs. Homelessness seems ever persistent. Traffic is a pain. sea.citi is here to help you understand and take action on the important civic issues that we’re all grappling with.

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