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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. 



Seattle's Shift to the Left & DACA Decision

Wed., October 4 | Doors at 5:30 p.m., Program at 6 p.m.
Palace Ballroom | 2100 5th Ave.
Tickets $25 | Register

How far left can Seattle go? Former Seattle mayoral candidate Nikkita Oliver, The Stranger Publisher Tim Keck and former King County Executive Ron Sims join host Joni Balter for the fall season kickoff of Civic Cocktail to discuss Seattle's political shift to the left through the generations. Then, what's next for DACA and Washington's 17,000+ Dreamers? Dreamer and founder of WA Dream Coalition Ray Corona and Washington state Solicitor General Noah Purcell discuss the future of DACA and the impact of the president's order to rescind protection from deportation for undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as youth.

Featured Journalists:
Knute Berger, Crosscut
Liz Jones, KUOW

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

Presented in partnership with:

Crosscut.com

Thanks to media sponsors:
Crosscut.com    KUOW

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Budget battles in Olympia and WSU culture on Civic Cocktail
Budget battles in Olympia and WSU culture on Civic Cocktail
2/5/201557:49

Budget battles in Olympia's divided state Legislature, what's next for WSU and the reaction to UW President Michael Young's surprise departure were among the topics of discussion at Civic Cocktail. State Rep. Ross Hunter (D-48th) and Sen. Steve Litzow (R-41st) weigh in on top budget issues including K-12 funding, class size and prospects for a state transportation plan. The Cougs comprised the second half of the program with Washington State University Vice President of Development John Gardner discussing WSU's plans to build the state's second publicly funded medical school, branch campuses and more. Host Joni Balter moderates an audience discussion with analysis from a journalist panel.

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