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The Courage Awards
Valerie Curtis-Newton has spent her career fostering diversity in the theater world and starting uncomfortable conversations about race and inclusion.READ MORE 1 COMMENTS
We combed the Northwest for our most courageous citizens in the areas of culture, public service, business and lifetime achievement.READ MORE 1 COMMENTS
Where they saw small businesses stagnating, Community Sourced Capital created a new financial system out of thin air.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
Jon Fine, President and CEO of United Way of King County, on what courage means to him.READ MORE 3 COMMENTS
This year's first ever recipient of the award was arrested more than 50 times for his advocacy on behalf of Northwest Coast Native American Tribes and their fisheries.READ MORE 2 COMMENTS
Our second annual Courage Awards will take place October 23rd -- and we're looking for nominations!READ MORE
Watching Washington communities stand up to wildfires and mudslides that destroyed property and lives left Gov. Jay Inslee "humbled, inspired and, most importantly, resolute."READ MORE
After 36 years as a firefighter and a police officer, Bruce Stedman thought he'd seen it all. After the mudslide, he realized he was very, very wrong.READ MORE
Courage isn't something we take for granted. That's why, for the second year in a row, we're recognizing Northwest individuals who have it in spades.READ MORE
The president of Ivar's has helped lead the company toward worker-friendly policies, and the city toward waterfront solutions.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
A victim herself, Starcia overcame immense odds to advocate for kids in the juvenile justice system.READ MORE 1 COMMENTS
Through his bold reinvention of the Intiman Theatre, Russell has pushed the boundaries of Seattle's entire stage scene -- structurally and artistically.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
And the winners are . . .READ MORE 3 COMMENTS
Crosscut will host our second annual Courage Awards Breakfast on October 23rd, 2014, in recognition of local leaders in public service, business and culture who have shown particular courage. This year we also recognize the David Brewster lifetime achievement award.
The awards breakfast will also feature a keynote address from acclaimed local news anchor Jean Enersen.Tweets about "#crosscutcourage"
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