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The Future of Seattle: Building the City We Want

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October 7, 2020
Add to Calendar 2021-10-07 18:00:00 2021-10-07 19:00:00 The Future of Seattle: Building the City We Want Perennially listed as one of the best places to live, Seattle now faces many of the hurdles that the world’s fastest-growing cities do - heightened by the impacts of the COVID-19 shutdowns. Among them, hybrid work models and half-empty offices; economic instability that threatens vulnerable communities and businesses; diverse neighborhoods upended by gentrification and displacement; and rising costs of living that make it unaffordable for artists. We’ll sit down with three leaders taking on these challenges and hear how they hope to rebuild Seattle to be the city we want it to be.  Thank you to our sponsor sea.citi.  Virtual event Seattle, WA 98109 United States Crosscut webmasters@kcts9.org America/Los_Angeles public
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Seattle, WA 98109
United States

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Free, RSVP required

Perennially listed as one of the best places to live, Seattle now faces many of the hurdles that the world’s fastest-growing cities do - heightened by the impacts of the COVID-19 shutdowns. Among them, hybrid work models and half-empty offices; economic instability that threatens vulnerable communities and businesses; diverse neighborhoods upended by gentrification and displacement; and rising costs of living that make it unaffordable for artists. We’ll sit down with three leaders taking on these challenges and hear how they hope to rebuild Seattle to be the city we want it to be. 

When you RSVP, you can also submit a question for our speakers. We will use those questions to shape the conversation.


Featuring:
Mike Lewis (moderator),
Reporter, Geekwire
Kate Becker, Creative Economy & Recovery Director, Office of King County
Ubax Gardheere, Equitable Economic Development Director, City of Seattle Office of Planning and Community Development
John Scholes, President & CEO, Downtown Seattle Association

 

Thank you to our sponsor sea.citi
sea.citi is how tech and the community collaborate to get results. Learn more at seaciti.org. 

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