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Citizen University Founder Eric Liu Preaches the Good Word of Civic Engagement

"Democracy works only when enough of us believe democracy works. That’s it!”

05/29/2019 By Allison Williams

Elements of Style

With Muses, Immigrants and Refugees Sew a Fresh Start

The SoDo-based nonprofit prepares individuals for Seattle’s booming garment industry. And helps them stitch together a new future in the process.

07/17/2017 By Rosin Saez

Immigration

Haitians Are Now the Second-Largest Population at the Northwest Detention Center

Since fall, undocumented Haitians have been put through the fast-track removal process if they were caught crossing the Mexican border.

05/23/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Immigrants and Refugee Affairs

City Officials Want Immigrant Family Institute to Be a Permanent Program

Participants want to see the eight-week program continue, and expanded.

05/15/2017 By Hayat Norimine

This Washington

What to Expect as May Day Unfolds

The city anticipates 8,000 people to march from Judkins Park to the Seattle Center.

05/01/2017 By Hayat Norimine

City Hall

Federal Judge's Block on Trump Could Help Seattle's Case

Seattle sued the Trump administration last month for its threat to withhold money from sanctuary cities.

04/25/2017 By Hayat Norimine

City Hall

Council Passes May Day Resolution—without a Crowd

A Latina advocate said immigrants are too busy working to make the 2pm Monday meetings.

04/24/2017 By Hayat Norimine

City Hall

How Far Does the City's $1 Million Legal Defense Fund Go?

The Northwest Immigrant Rights Project director estimates a cost of $5,000 to $10,000 per case.

04/17/2017 By Hayat Norimine

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: The Multicultural Population. And Ronald Reagan Too.

Today's picks for civic nerds

09/02/2014 By Kristen Farnam

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: Last Chance for Park(ing) Day Registration

Today's picks for civic nerds

08/29/2014 By Kristen Farnam

Jolt

Tuesday Jolt (or Not): The Port

The day's winners and losers.

09/11/2012 By Afternoon Jolt