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City uses social media during snow response

The City’s Emergency Operations Center (OEC) used social media tools to let residents know how to best respond to this week’s snow storm. More than 300 people started following City of Seattle on Twitter during the week, and many neighborhood blogs added Seattle’s Emergency Information widget to their pages.  Even Mayor… [ Keep reading ]

Workshops offered for technology grants

“Digital inclusion” grants available for community projects SEATTLE – Grant funds are now available for Seattle organizations working to close the digital divide. The City of Seattle is offering grants up to $20,000 to support community education and engagement projects through the Bill Wright Technology Matching Fund. The application deadline… [ Keep reading ]