(13 posts)

9 thoughtful projects Seattleites launched after the 2016 election

Seattleites didn’t sit still after Donald Trump was elected president. Instead, they made some amazing things to help foster connection and community.

Community / November 10, 2017

What one Seattleite learned after spending a year encouraging Trump and Clinton voters to talk

Meet the Seattleite who got folks with differing politics to talk about U.S. culture & politics over the course of President Trump’s first year in office.

Community / November 9, 2017

WTF just happened today? Ask Matt Kiser.

What began as a side-project tracking Trump’s first 100 days in office turned into a popular daily newsletter and podcast. “What the F*ck Just Happened Today?” founder Matt Kiser tells us what inspired him to start his “no-bullshit, direct, to-the-point” guide of what’s happening in the White House.

Community / November 7, 2017

Mayoral candidate Jenny Durkan on leadership: ‘While it always feels like it’s about you, it can never really be about you’

Here’s what Seattle mayoral candidate Jenny Durkan has to say on leadership and learning.

Community / October 27, 2017

Mayoral candidate Cary Moon on leadership: ‘If we’re all trying to solve the problem piecemeal…we are wasting a lot of energy’

Here’s what Seattle mayoral candidate Cary Moon has to say on leadership and learning.

Community / October 27, 2017

City Council candidate Jon Grant on leadership: ‘It’s about building power, rather than holding power’

Here’s what Seattle city council candidate Jon Grant has to say on leadership.

Community / October 26, 2017

City Council candidate Lorena González on leadership: ‘Sometimes I have to temper my righteousness with the realities of government’

Here’s what Seattle city council candidate Lorena González has to say on leadership.

Community / October 26, 2017

City Council candidate Teresa Mosqueda on leadership: ‘I’ve worked with people I don’t agree with every day, but I try to find common ground’

Here’s what Seattle city council candidate Teresa Mosqueda has to say on leadership.

Community / October 26, 2017

City Council candidate Pat Murakami on leadership: ‘I’m socially progressive… but want to be fiscally responsible’

Here’s what Seattle city council candidate Pat Murakami has to say on leadership.

Community / October 26, 2017

9 weird and wonderful things Seattleites do on a regular basis

Marianne Giesemann Many lifelong Seattleites prickle when they hear the words “Seattle Freeze.” But the reality is that it is hard to make new friends when you’ve just moved to town or when, y’know, you’re a busy adult. Fear not, we’ve got you. Here are nine sure ways to meet other Rain City dwellers out in your […]

Art & Culture / October 19, 2017