Strengthen Your Community

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Civic or community engagement can take many forms - volunteerism, voting, philanthropy, advocacy and more. No matter how you engage, you are strengthening your community for yourself and others. Use these resources to deepen your community engagement.

Get Informed

2014 Greater Seattle Civic Health Index

Civic Health Index: Executive Summary

The Seattle Foundation Healthy Community Report

Seattle Public Library

Volunteer

501 Commons

501 Commons builds the capacity of nonprofit organizations and strengthens communities in Washington State by delivering affordable management support services.

CityClub

You know who we are!  You can review our internship and volunteer opporunities at the above link.

City Year

City Year's focus is to significantly reduce Seattle's high school dropout rate by helping students in high poverty urban schools stay on track, or get back on track to graduate.

Communities in Schools of Seattle

City Year's focus is to significantly reduce Seattle's high school dropout rate by helping students in high poverty urban schools stay on track, or get back on track to graduate.

HandsOn Network

HandsOn networks works to inspire, equip and mobilize people to take action to change the world by putting people at the center of driving, innovative change.

Seattle Works

From volunteer projects to board training to dialogues with elected officials, Seattle Works is developing the knowledge, connections and skills of our next generation of community leaders

Serve Washington

Serve Washington seeks to expand the ethic of service throughout Washington State by inviting citizens of all ages and backgrounds to contribute their time and talents to strengthen and promote service and volunteerism as strategies for building healthy communities.

Solid Ground

Solid Ground works to end poverty and undo racism and other oppressions that are root causes of poverty so that our community can move to a place where all people have access to quality housing, nutritious food, equal justice and opportunities to thrive.

United Way of King County

United Way of King County brings caring people together to give, volunteer and take action to help people in need and solve our community's toughest challenges.

Volunteer Centers of Washington

Volunteer Centers of Washington consists of 16 Volunteer Centers, where anyone in Washington can get connected to the nearest Center and find volunteer opportunities that fit their interest and skills.

Volunteer Match

Volunteer Match connects volunteers with the causes they care about and the causes that most need their help.

Build Your Leadership Skills

CityClub's Civic Boot Camp

Leadership Eastside

Leadership Tomorrow

Seattle Works’ Bridge Program 

Use Your Political Voice

LivingVotersGuide.org

Municipal League Foundation

Washington Bus

Register to vote

WA Elections

King County Elections

State Voter Deadlines

General Election voter registration deadline

Find/contact your elected officials:

President/VP

U.S. Senator: WA | all

U.S. Representative: WA | all

State Governors: WA | all

State Legislators: WA | all

King County Elected Officials

Seattle Elected Officials

Philanthropy

Seattle CityClub

United Way

The Seattle Foundation

I Love Seattle

Social Venture Partners