$250

Civic Boot Camp: Economy and Equity, Friday, November 1st, 2019

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Impact Hub

220 2nd Ave S

3rd Floor Conference Room

Seattle, WA 98104

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Discover how Seattle's economy is growing and impacting marginalized communities.

Participants will hear from community leaders about Seattle's economic health: from presentations on Seattle's history and current growth, a walking tour of small local manufacturers, a panel discussion about the impact of economic growth on marginalized communities and workshop on how to get engaged to support a healthy economy.

Pricing

  • $250 - Single ticket (includes breakfast, full lunch, and afternoon snacks)
  • To encourage connections across political, cultural and economic boundaries, Seattle CityClub provides scholarships for up to 20% of the participants in each Civic Boot Camp session. Apply today!
  • CityClub organizational members receive 15% off. Email us for the discount code.
  • For group pricing email Program Coordinator Jeff Carter or call 206.682.7395 x 106.

Agenda Overview and Speakers

Presentation – History of Seattle’s Economy

  • Leonard Garfield, Executive Director, MOHAI

Presentation – Current Health of Seattle’s Economy

  • Ashton Allison, Director of Business Retention and Expansion, Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce
  • Brian McGowan, CEO of Greater Seattle Partners

Walking tour – Small manufacturers in Pioneer Square

  • Intrigue Chocolate, Aaron Barthel, Owner and Chocolatier
  • Swift Industries, Martina Brimmer, Co-Founder
  • Crescent Down Works, Annie Michelson, General Manager
  • Fresh Tangerine, Kim Kogane, Founder and CEO

Luncheon speaker from local business

  • Manu Alfau, Owner, Manu’s Tacos and Bodega
  • Martina Brimmer, Co-Founder of Swift Industries

Presentation on the small business economy of Seattle

  • Michael Ervick, Small Business Liaison at Governor's Office for Regulatory Innovation and Assistance

Discussion on the impact of Seattle’s economy on marginalized communities.

  • Taylor Hoang, Executive Director, Ethnic Business Coalition
  • Marie Kurose, CEO, Workforce Development Council

Workshop on citizen engagement to support a healthy economy

  • Angela Castaneda, Director, Beacon Business Alliance
  • Michael Charles, Partner, CD Strategic
  • Erin Adams, Seattle Made (Tentative)

About Civic Boot Camp

Civic Boot Camp is an immersive, full-day program designed to give participants the tools to take action in the community. You'll have the opportunity to:

  • Connect with local leaders
  • Network with professionals from all sectors
  • Team-build
  • Learn about our region's history
  • Learn about local solutions
  • Take action towards increasing the civic health of the region
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Location

Impact Hub

220 2nd Ave S

3rd Floor Conference Room

Seattle, WA 98104

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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