Roadmap to Recovery: Seattle Public Schools IT

by msjones

Carlos Del Valle, Executive Director of Technology at Seattle Public Schools, joined us for a conversation about the district’s ongoing work to adapt to remote learning. He discussed the challenges of shifting from providing technology services internally to working directly with families, and how the digital equity factors into the SPS’s strategic plan, Seattle Excellence.

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11.5.20 Community Updates

by msjones

Friends,

We assume you’re all glued to [insert platform of choice] following election news, so we’re switching things up this week with an extra large dose of Individual Actions & Distractions. Let’s take care of ourselves and each other.

In community,
The sea.citi Team

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Roadmap to Recovery: Seattle Office of Immigrant & Refugee Affairs

by msjones

Cuc Vu, Director of the City of Seattle’s Office of Immigrant & Refugee Affairs, joined us for a conversation about the City’s ongoing work to be a welcoming and equitable place for the diverse immigrant and refugee communities that call it home. She discussed the challenges that COVID-19 has exacerbated and shared ways that immigrant ingenuity is influencing the City’s work.

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Roadmap to Recovery: Seattle Arts & Culture

by msjones

Alex Rose from the City of Seattle Offices of Arts & Culture and Film & Music joined us for a conversation about the local creative economy. Alex shared the challenges that creatives are facing because of the pandemic, the disparities between creatives in tech and those in other fields (as well as the overall disparities in creative fields) and how the city is collecting data and responding to these challenges.
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