Millennials rule (Crosscut’s Young Professionals Board)

Over the past nine months, our team has had the pleasure of working with Crosscut members Vera Hoang and Alyssa Patrick to explore ways for…

60 reasons to be optimistic about the Northwest’s future

Measuring and comparing courage is a difficult task. We’re reminded of this each time you — our readers — send us nominations for the Crosscut Courage…

See something courageous? Report it.

What does courage look like? Through a haze of hateful twitter attacks, robust polarization in media, and the decline of civil dialogue in public life,…

What’s happening with GiveBIG?

You deserve great journalism. That’s why we’ve assembled a team of feisty, skeptical, solutions-oriented journalists at Crosscut to tell the stories our region needs to…

Your official GiveBIG cheatsheet

A guide to your ideal day to support Crosscut(nudge nudge) and the other non-profits you know and love.

You can make the pop-ups go away

Every day I have the privilege of working with the top reporters in our region. They come to Crosscut to do their best work, and…

Why do our readers support Crosscut?

We’re 32% of the way to our Spring Member Drive goal! Here’s why readers like you say they’re supporting Crosscut: “Essential reading to understand our…

An exciting new chapter for Northwest public media

Dear friends, We’re writing today with thrilling news. Yesterday, Crosscut formally agreed to join with KCTS 9 Public Television under the umbrella of a larger,…

7 small nonprofits that deserve your support

We have a day for giving thanks, a day for stampeding storefronts, a day for splurging online, and in the last few years, a global…

Final day for Courage Awards nominations!

"Courage is a quality that, when tended to, increases — not only for the person who is courageous, but for those around them. Courageous acts…

Who’s taking the right risks in Washington? Let us know

You watched them innovate despite criticism. They inspired those around them and displayed selfless leadership. They took risk to successfully break gridlock or catalyzed change.…

Save the date (Oct. 29) for Crosscut’s 2015 Courage Awards

Last fall on a crisp October morning, I sat with 350 civic, business and community leaders at Crosscut’s Courage Awards listening to Martha Kongsgaard illustrate…

GiveBig day: Today’s gifts to Crosscut are matched

It’s happening right now, as you read this. Every gift made to Crosscut today will have a portion matched by the Seattle Foundation’s #GiveBIG sponsors! We believe…

Thank you for a record-breaking Spring Member Drive!

I have the best colleagues. They’re at City Hall interviewing finalists for the vacant Seattle City Counsel seat. They're out wandering the streets looking at…

Spring member drive: Last chance to donate!

In the past few weeks, reader support has made it possible for our writers to report on stories such as "Seattle Interagency Academy rocked by 6…