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Questionnaire will guide decisions for Aging and Disability Services

Aging and Disability Services (ADS) is seeking community input to guide their funding priorities. Residents of all ages, and especially people age 60+, adults with disabilities, and family caregivers, are invited to complete an online questionnaire, which is posted at the ADS website, www.agingkingcounty.org. For more information about the Area… [ Keep reading ]

Japan earthquake and tsunami response

In response to the tragic earthquake and tsunami, we’ve assembled some links to help families find relatives and friends in Japan, as well as links for relief information and sources for up-to-date information. You can find these at http://www.seattle.gov/html/citizen/japanrelief.htm.

Code for America: Fellows are gone, but still working hard

Our three Code for America fellows finished up their on-the-ground research here in Seattle and are settling back in at CfA’s San Francisco headquarters.  During the month of February, Chach Sikes, Alan Palazzolo, and Anna Bloom  completed over 60 interviews with civic leaders, City staff, and community members.  They worked… [ Keep reading ]

Slow Broadband for Low Income, Map Doesn’t Tell Full Story

The federal broadband map is a start at showing broad gaps in coverage, but is far from telling the story of real speed, cost, actual service availability and upload capacity. A study published by the The Investigative Reporting Workshop at the American University School of Communications raises a significant issues of “Do Low-Income Households Get Slow Broadband by Design?”

Join CTO at City Business Casual

CTO to join Councilmember Bruce Harrell and Chamber’s Phil Bussey at City Business Casual this month

Mobile Computer Training for Refugees from Burma

Starting in Jan, 2011, the Coalition of Refugees from Burma’s Mobile Computer Literacy Training team began delivering computer literacy training to newly arrived refugees from Burma in languages understood by refugees. The CRB  provides weekly computer literacy training. Three hour long computer literacy classes are held in Tukwila on Saturdays… [ Keep reading ]

My.Seattle.Gov for City business

New site makes it easier to do business with the City of Seattle. Personalize your site at My.Seattle.Gov.

What do you think of public access TV?

Online survey and questionnaire about future of public access TV

Online survey: future of public access in Seattle

Please share your vision, opinions and suggestions on the future of public access television in Seattle.  An online survey and questionnaire are available until January 21, 2011, at http://www.seattle.gov/cable/publicaccesstv.htm Thank you for participating!

Public workshop on public access television

City and Advisory Board seek public input on future of public access television in Seattle.