Civic Cocktail

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Civic Cocktail - presented by Seattle Channel and Seattle CityClub - offers a night of networking, civic conversation, Tom Douglas appetizers and a no-host bar. 



Social Justice & Effective Activism


Wed., May 3 | Doors open at 5:30 p.m., Program at 6 p.m.
Palace Ballroom | 2100 5th Ave.
Tickets $20-25 | Register


Lindy West, columnist at The Guardian and contributor to This American Life, sits down with host Joni Balter to discuss pop culture, humor and social justice in the current political climate.

Then, Washington State Democratic Party Chair Tina Podlodowski and former Washington State Republican Party Chair Chris Vance discuss activism tactics that create impactful political change.

Featured Journalists: Phyllis Fletcher, managing editor, Northwest News Network; Eli Sanders, associate editor, The Stranger

Civic Cocktail - presented by Seattle Channel and Seattle CityClub - offers a night of networking, civic conversation, Tom Douglas appetizers and a no-host bar.

Thanks to media sponsors KUOW and Crosscut.
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Civic Cocktail: Urban Influence, Amazon & ACA's Future
Civic Cocktail: Urban Influence, Amazon & ACA's Future
4/6/20171:20:18

They're big-city CEO's that share common concerns. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and Mayor Ed Murray join Civic Cocktail host Joni Balter to discuss homelessness, sanctuary cities, constitutional challenges and the threat of federal funding cuts. Also, John Schoettler, Amazon's head of global real estate, talks about the company's rapidly expanding footprint. He discusses what's ahead, some success stories and Amazon's effort to be a good neighbor. And Washington Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler and Premera Blue Cross VP Leonard Sorrin explore the future of Obamacare. What must be done to save it? Is the GOP willing to help? And what are the implications for Washington residents? 

HOST: Joni Balter

JOURNALISTS: Brandi Kruse, Q13 FOX News and Enrique Cerna, KCTS 9 

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