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City Council Meetings to Include Closed Captioning

Councilmember Herbold championed increased accessibility to public meetings Councilmember Lisa Herbold (District 1, West Seattle, South Park), who has led efforts related to disabilities-related issues since first being elected in 2015, is pleased to announce the addition of real-time captioning by Seattle Channel to its live cable TV broadcasts of… [ Keep reading ]

Digital Equity Community Gathers to Build Cross-Sector Collaboration

A gathering of more than 40 community members resolute on co-designing a network dedicated to resource sharing and collaboration around digital equity took place on October 25, 2018. The event, hosted by Seattle Information Technology’s Community Technology team, brought together participants from a wide range of organizations and institutions dedicated… [ Keep reading ]

Civic Tech Roundup: January 25, 2017

Seattle happenings On January 17 and 18, the City of Seattle hosted a two-day workshop on “Big Data and Human Services” at City Hall, bringing in speakers and attendees from all over the country. (GeekWire) Consider.It, the tool and company used by the City of Seattle to engage the community… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle refutes journalism professor’s criticism on data accessibility

Public accessibility of police data is a concern for everyone and a priority for the City of Seattle and the Seattle Police Department.  In 2010, almost all Seattle Police records were made available online to anyone with an Internet connection while at the same time safeguarding the privacy of crime… [ Keep reading ]