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15 Oct '14

The Case For Early Learning

Oct 15, 2014 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Microsoft Conference Center, 16070 NE 36th way
Redmond, WA 98052 United States
The inaugural LiveWire event brought scientists and political leaders together for an important discussion about the benefits of early childhood education. How do preschoolers learn? Should Washington offer free preschool for all? How can our limited tax resources best serve our most precious local resource — our community’s children? Register NowEvent Video Media Coverage Panelists push for need, funding of early-childhood education On the Scene: LiveWire event series launches with ‘Early Learning’ Event Gallery Image gallery View large Image gallery… Details
20 Nov '14

A Bridge To China

Nov 20, 2014 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Microsoft Conference Center, 16070 NE 36th way
Redmond, WA 98052 United States
The success of the new Seattle Times LiveWire event series continued with “A Bridge to China: Exploring the Northwest’s future with the East” on Nov. 20, 2014, to a packed room. LiveWire features meaningful discussions with local and national experts about vital issues impacting our region and its people. Register NowEvent Video Media Coverage Potential benefits of closer ties with China too attractive for state to ignore, panel says On the Scene: ‘A bridge to China’ Livewire event packs the… Details
31 Mar '15

Priced Out

Mar 31, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Kane Hall, 4069 Spokane Ln
Seattle, WA 98105 United States
The success of the new Seattle Times LiveWire event series continued with “Priced out: The struggle for an affordable Seattle,” a provocative forum on the intersection of wages, policy and housing costs, and making it – or not – in the greater Seattle area. Local and national leaders discussed affordability challenges and solutions for our region, where job growth is outpacing much of the nation, yet income disparity is greater than ever before. Register NowEvent Video Media Coverage High local… Details
29 Oct '15

Gridlocked

Oct 29, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Kane Hall, 4069 Spokane Ln
Seattle, WA 98105 United States
The success of the Seattle Times LiveWire event series continued with “Gridlocked: Driving solutions to our region’s traffic jams,” an enlightening discussion about how to tackle traffic woes in the Puget Sound region and keep people and commerce moving forward. Local and national experts shared specific challenges and ideas for solutions to turn our transportation problem around. Register NowEvent Video Media Coverage Solving Seattle’s gridlock puzzle: 4 experts weigh in On the Scene: ‘Gridlocked’ LiveWire event takes on traffic in… Details
17 May '16

Endangered Economy

May 17, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Kane Hall, 4069 Spokane Ln
Seattle, WA 98105 United States
The success of The Seattle Times LiveWire event series continued with “Endangered Economy: The high cost of climate change,” an enlightening forum about the impact of climate change on the Pacific Northwest economy. A panel of local and national experts discussed how our region can take steps to protect a sustainable future for marine life, forestry, agriculture and the billion dollar industries that depend on their growth. Register NowEvent Video Media Coverage For the PNW, how costly is climate change?… Details
30 Nov '16

K-12 Visions and Outcomes

Nov 30, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Town Hall, 1119 8th Ave
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
The success of The Seattle Times LiveWire event series continued with “K-12 visions and outcomes: Solving the education problems money can’t fix,” an enlightening forum about improving outcomes for Washington’s public school students to prepare them for graduation, college and the workforce. Register NowEvent Video Media Coverage LiveWire: Education panelists offer their vision for state’s schools On the Scene: LiveWire event seeks better outcomes for K-12 students Event Gallery LiveWire panelist and President of the Washington Roundtable Steve Mullin; Communications… Details
22 Mar '17

Set Up To Fail

Mar 22, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Kane Hall, 4069 Spokane Ln
Seattle, WA 98105 United States
Failing to adequately fund basic public education in Washington state costs us all: High school dropouts are more likely to be unemployed, rely on welfare and end up in the juvenile justice system, leading to incarceration, court costs and social services that burden our local economy. Join us for an illuminating panel discussion on the cost of not funding K-12 education — and learn how investing in our kids pays off for them and for Washington. Register NowEvent Video Media… Details
13 Sep '17

Fact vs. Fake

Sep 13, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Kane Hall, 4069 Spokane Ln
Seattle, WA 98105 United States
The success of The Seattle Times LiveWire event series continued with “Fact vs. Fake: Fighting back against fake news,” an engaging forum about how to combat misinformation and preserve the integrity of a free, independent and legitimate press. Register NowEvent Video Media Coverage UW panel on battling fake news: ‘Think more, share less’ On the Scene: LiveWire event panel fights back against fake news Event Gallery Image gallery View large Image gallery View large Image gallery View large Image gallery… Details
06 Dec '17

Homework without a home

Dec 6, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Seattle Central Library, 1000 4th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104 United States
One in every 16 students in Seattle is homeless – and one in every 27 in Washington state. About half are in 5th grade or younger. And 87 percent of homeless kids in Seattle Public Schools are students of color, widening the achievement gap between black and white students. The Seattle Times LiveWire event series and The Seattle Times’ Project Homeless took a hard look at homelessness in our city to help homeless kids stay in school, find permanent housing and learn… Details
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