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Posts for 'Seattle Communities Online'

City & Community host Get Online Week Dec 3-8

Posted: December 3rd, 2012 - Citizen Advisors, Community Technology, Director's Desk, E-Government, News, Seattle Communities Online  
Learn more about what families can do on the Internet and where to go for training.  This week, December 3rd-8th, twenty community and cultural centers in Seattle are hosting open houses, individual assistance, and workshops at computer learning centers. See the Get Online Week list of sites and activities or contact Vicky [More]

Evergreen Apps Challenge winners announced

Posted: October 3rd, 2012 - Brainstorm, Citizen Advisors, Community Technology, E-Government, News, Seattle Communities Online  
Over $75,000 in prizes was awarded in the Evergreen Apps Challenge on October 1 at Seattle City Hall. See the list of winners and try out their apps at http://www.evergreenapps.org/congratulations-to-the-winners-of-the-evergreen-apps-challenge/ Entries were reviewed by a panel of expert judges, including Francis Benjamin, of Washington State University; Adam Gentz, of BizXchange; Mónica Guzmán, [More]

Evergreen Apps Challenge to award $75,000 in prizes at Oct 1 event

Posted: September 26th, 2012 - Citizen Advisors, Community Technology, E-Government, News, Seattle Communities Online  
Winners of the Evergreen Apps Challenge will be named on October 1, 2012, at Seattle City Hall. Mayor Mike McGinn and King County Executive Dow Constantine will kick off  the event with $75,000 in prizes  awarded for the best new civic apps, including two people’s choice awards. The people’s choice awards will [More]

600 Seattle area youth join Adobe Youth Voices worldwide

Posted: September 12th, 2012 - Brainstorm, Community Technology, E-Government, News, Seattle Communities Online  
The City of Seattle Department of Information Technology has partnered with the Adobe Foundation and Reel Grrls to greatly expand the Adobe Youth Voices program in the Seattle area. Seattle is home to Adobe’s Fremont campus, which employs about 500 people. This school year, over 600 youth at 20 schools and community [More]

What do you want to ask Mayor McGinn?

Posted: August 21st, 2012 - Citizen Advisors, Community Technology, E-Government, Seattle Communities Online  
Wednesday, August 22, at 7 p.m. is Ask The Mayor on the Seattle Channel. Got a burning question?   Here’s how to get your question to Mayor McGinn: Call 206-684-8821 during the live show from 7-8 p.m. on Wed., Aug. 22. Email: askthemayor@seattle.gov Submit a question online: seattlechannel.org/AskTheMayor Twitter: @SeattleChannel Facebook: facebook.com/SeattleChannel   [More]

Evergreen Apps Challenge announces statewide events

Posted: August 1st, 2012 - Citizen Advisors, Community Technology, E-Government, News, Seattle Communities Online  
Seattle, King County and Washington State are teaming up to offer more than $75,000 in prize money for development of apps that use government data and stimulate economic development throughout the state. State support comes from the Washington State Broadband Office which is a program of the state Department of Commerce. The [More]

Startup Weekend Gov at City Hall April 27-29

Posted: April 24th, 2012 - Citizen Advisors, Community Technology, E-Government, News, Seattle Communities Online  
The first Startup Weekend aimed at connecting local application developers, entrepreneurs and community members with online government data will take place on April 27, 28 and 29, in Seattle City Hall.   “We’re asking the technology and start-up communities to help us find new ways to use government data. Startup Weekend Gov is [More]

City will stop operating Seattle WiFi on April 29th

Posted: April 16th, 2012 - Citizen Advisors, Community Technology, News, Seattle Communities Online  
The SeattleWiFi free community wireless service will be discontinued on April 29, 2012. For the past couple weeks a notice has been provided when users log on to the system. The pilot project has been serving the University District, Columbia City and four downtown parks (Steinbrueck, Occidental, Freeway, and Westlake) since 2005. [More]

Deadline Extended to May 18! Grant available to engage communities & neighborhoods using online technology

Posted: April 5th, 2012 - Citizen Advisors, Community Technology, Seattle Communities Online  (No Comments)
The City of Seattle is looking for up to 15 neighborhood and community projects that will receive up to $1,000 in matching funds and will also participate in workshops with experts in using social media. Apply Now! The deadline is Friday, May 18 at midnight. Our goal is to boost their capacity through a project that takes them 3 months or less to complete. This program is administered by Community Technology Program of the City of Seattle Department of Information Technology. [More]

Two openings on tech advisory board

Posted: January 10th, 2012 - Citizen Advisors, Community Technology, Director's Desk, E-Government, News, Seattle Communities Online  
Applications are being taken through Feb. 1st for two volunteer positions on City of Seattle Technology Advisory Board. The ten member Citizens’ Technology Advisory Board (CTTAB - seattle.gov/cttab) helps guide city strategies and investments in our digital future, including broadband deployment and adoption, Seattle Channel and Seattle.gov services, cable tv franchise agreements, [More]