News

Here's all the newsworthy highlights from our project so far, and a collection of newsletters that have gone out, which hold more detail about exactly what activities are in progress.

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Here's the approximate current status. Long way to go! (updated 1/2/19)

Daily debate fundraiser

$3,044/$10,000

Front-end build

35.4%

Back-end build

7.7%

Wikitree debate progress

31.1%

Weekly meetings begin!

January 13, 2019

From this date forward, YourCascadia is hosting weekly volunteer meetings on Sundays from 3:00-4:30pm that ANYONE is free to join! If you want to get more involved, this is a great place to start!

Brewing Big Impacts - Presentation

November 12, 2018

Matthew and Elliott presented in Seattle at a fundraising event for CascadiaNow! at Lagunitas Brewing co. See above for a potato-quality partial video recording.



Daily Debate Fundraiser begins!

November 1, 2018

From now until January 31st, 2019, we will be holding daily debates on our Facebook, Reddit and DebateGraph pages. We need to collect as many perspectives and donations as possible!



Board approval!

October 26, 2018

It's official!! The board has voted in approval, and YourCascadia is now a fiscally sponsored project of CascadiaNow! We're part of a 501c(3) nonprofit organization!!

Equinox gathering/FSC Approval

September 21-23rd, 2018

Workshops are run to collect ideas & prepare for next year. YC is approved by the CN! Fiscal Sponsorship Committee, and now only needs board approval to be official!

Fiscal sponsorship application

August 6, 2018

This application was submitted for review by CascadiaNow! It will be open for public review until the start of October, when the sponsorship would tentatively begin!



2018 Cascadia Convergence

June 29-July 1st, 2018

For the second year running, the idea is presented at the Cascadia Convergence in Brooklyn, WA. Good times are had, and great connections are made!



YourCascadia info site launches!

May 25, 2018

This site, the very one you are reading, launches, exposing this idea in a single public source for the first time!



Cascadia Day - Presentation & Potluck Party

May 18, 2018

A group of about 25 people join in person or via livestream to see the concept presented, eat food, and drink drinks.



YourCascadia begins!

May 8, 2018

After nearly a decade of spare-time refinement on the concept, Elliott is finally free to work on this full-time. He has saved up enough scratch to survive for a year, hopefully, and will begin running a fundraiser campaign at some point soon to keep this project running afterward.

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Contact us

For general inquiries, compliments, and comments reach out to connect@yourcascadia.org
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Elliott
elliott@yourcascadia.org
Project/Web Lead



Robbie
robbie@yourcascadia.org
Project Leader



Noelle
noelle@yourcascadia.org
Project Leader



Matthew
matthew@yourcascadia.org
Project Leader