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Meet the people motivated to make change; they’re starting with voters

Corey Prince speaks about voting advocacy

Corey Prince is motivated to make a difference in his town of Racine, Wisc. He spends his time encouraging people to register, vote, and even drives people to the polls! Working alongside Corey are volunteers from Seattle, members of the civic action group Common Power, whose mission is to engage voters and develop young leaders, specifically in low-income areas and communities of color.

Vote for Justice

Seattle Times & Crosscut journalists join City Inside/Out election roundtable

A voter puts their ballot into a ballot box

Americans are voting in record numbers in the 2020 presidential election. What other key races and ballot measures should you be paying close attention to as well? Get the scoop from our panel of veteran political reporters Melissa Santos from Crosscut and David Gutman of the The Seattle Times.

Election Watch 2020

Councilmembers Morales and Lewis appear on Council Edition

City Inside/Out Council Ediiton

Councilmembers Tammy J. Morales and Andrew J. Lewis join Council Edition host Brian Callanan to discuss the latest council news, including Seattle's 2021 budget deliberations, the city's evolving approach to unauthorized encampments, the West Seattle Bridge, and a whole lot more.

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"Use it up, wear it out, make it do, or do without."

The Fixers Collective at work fixing a sewing machine

In our disposable society, it's routine to toss things that don't work, like lamps that don't light or small appliances that do nothing when you flip the switch. But a group of volunteers known as the Fixers Collective is saving objects from the landfill. They're on hiatus right now but hope to reconvene next summer.

Get Your Fix

Election countdown resource roundup!


✅ Ballot in hand? If you're unsure about some of the local races, head to our Video Voters' Guide to hear video statements from candidates, supporters and opponents.

✅Watch the Washington Debate Coalition's debates: Lieutenant Governor Debate between Marko Liias & Denny Heck and Gubernatorial Debate between Jay Inslee & Loren Culp.

✅City Inside/Out Election 2020 Coverage: Washington State Governor's Race, State Superintendent of Public Schools, Seattle Proposition 1, State Referendum 90, and a Journalist Election Roundtable.

✅ Ballot signed and sealed? Ballots must be postmarked by or returned to a ballot drop box by 8 p.m. on November 3. Find a ballot drop box here and plan ahead to avoid lines. 

✅ Already voted? You can track your ballot online to see if it has been received and accepted.

✅ Not registered? In King County, you can register in person through Nov. 3.

Check out the King County Elections website for more resources or to get assistance with anything and everything elections-related.

Ready, Set, Vote!

Paws to see these furry friends who are making sure you're not pro-cat-inating with your ballot

Pet photos

We’re not kitten around when we ask for your help in giving a round of appaws 🐾 to these un-fur-gettable cats and dogs 🐱🐩 who’re hoping you took the op-purr-tunity to vote 🗳️!

Pawsome Pet Pictures

Civic Cocktail Nov. 4: Election results & navigating challenging times

Guests for November 4 Civic Cocktail

Join us November 4 for our final Civic Cocktail of 2020! We begin with former Republican WA Attorney General Rob McKenna and a prominent Democrat (soon to be announced) to discuss the election results from the night before. In the second half we'll be joined by Pastor Don Mackenzie and Imam Jamal Rahman, of the Interfaith Amigos. From different faiths but working together in friendship and goodwill, they will offer healing thoughts as we navigate challenging times. Tickets are $0-$15 through Town Hall Seattle.

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AgeWise TV: The history behind Seattle's iconic Space Needle

The top of the space needle

Ever wonder how Seattle's iconic Space Needle came to be? Watch B.J. Bullert's documentary "Space Needle: A Hidden History" on this week's #AgeWiseTV. Plus, weaving with paper with Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, gentle yoga with Annie Stocker and more!


The unique wisdom of intersectional identities

The Unique Wisdom of Intersectional Identities

Hear from local queer and disabled leaders about how intersectional identities impart a unique kind of knowledge and leadership. In this conversation around disability justice, guests explore how lived experiences can lead the way toward dismantling the systems of oppression currently in place.

Leading the Way