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Have a drink with Cora Boyd

After over a year of living with a pandemic, people are both excited and nervous to get back out on the dating scene. We asked an expert for advice.

/ June 4, 2021


A look into post-grad life for Seattle students after a pandemic year

We asked graduating college students about they’re feeling entering the job market after an uprecedented global pandemic. Their answers may surprise you.

/ June 2, 2021


How the Seattle Indian Health Board became a model for pandemic response

Despite being sent body bags instead of PPE early on, the SIHB managed to become leaders in how community-based organizations responsded to COVID.

/ April 13, 2021


Seattle’s best pranks over the years

Over the years, Seattle has seen some pretty spectacular pranks. Here are three that continue to live on in infamy.

/ April 1, 2021


Have a drink with The Pastry Project

Emily and Heather met while working at Molly Moon’s and now they run The Pastry Project, which offers folks who face barriers in the industry free training.

/ March 26, 2021


Honoring the victims of the Atlanta spa shootings

More than two hundred people showed up for the vigil organized by the Massage Parlor Outreach Program for the victims of the Atlanta spa shootings.

/ March 22, 2021


Beyond the ballot box: How to take your civic engagement to the next level

Participants in the People’s Academy for Community Engagement (PACE) convene at the Seattle Public Library in 2019. (📸: Seattle Department of Neighborhoods) Sponsored by Civic Commons. Civic Commons did not provide editorial input. Let’s take action together Civic Commons is building belonging in our community and inspiring Seattleites to take action on our region’s biggest […]

/ February 9, 2021


A Virtual Lunar New Year Event w/ The Evergrey + International Examiner

Join us in celebrating the Year of the Ox with a panel to discuss the intersections of identity, culture, and food, followed by a cooking demo.

/ January 20, 2021


A Thin Green Line with Global Impact

Part two of Getting to Zero: Decarbonizing Cascadia from Investigate West. How activists stopped 20+ PNW fossil fuel proposals.

/ January 19, 2021


34 gifts for every Seattleite on your list

Shirt from Cold Cube Press, bag from Hood Famous, coffee from Boon Boona, cocktail kit from Aswad. The holidays will be a bit different this year, and many of us will be celebrating without the people and traditions that usually mark the season.  The good news: Gift-giving is a tradition that can easily overcome the […]

/ December 8, 2020