Civic Boot Camp: Civil Rights, Then & Now

Host Organization: Seattle City Club


Discover How Civil Rights History Has Shaped the Present:

Explore the legacy of the civil rights movement in the Central District and learn how you can exercise your civil rights today.


  • $250¬†- Single ticket (includes breakfast and afternoon snacks and full lunch)
  • 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!
  • For group pricing contact Program Coordinator Jeff Carter at jcarter@seattlecityclub.org or 206.682.7395 x 106.

What You'll Do

  • Listen to presentations about Seattle's civil rights history.
  • Walking tour highlighting historic landmarks, local services and projects.
  • Participate in discussions with local leaders about current civil rights issues in the Central District.
  • Attend workshops/group discussions related to civil rights and communicating across differences.

You'll Hear From

  • Dr. Rev. Phyllis Beaumonte, Pastor, Mount Zion Baptist Church
  • Kibibi Monie, Storyteller, 4Culture
  • Nikkita Oliver, Community Organizer
  • Andrea Caupain Sanderson, CEO, Byrd Barr Place
  • 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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