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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

Watch Previous Shows

Civic Cocktail: Election Recap and Sen. Jayapal
Civic Cocktail: Election Recap and Sen. Jayapal
11/4/201557:39

We recap Election Day. What do the results mean for progressive Seattle, which approved a billion-dollar transportation package and an election reform plan? Seasoned campaign veterans and former Seattle mayor Charley Royer join host Joni Balter and weigh in on low voter turnout and the city's shift to district-based Council elections. Plus, State Sen. Pramila Jayapal (D-37th) reflects on her first year in Olympia, where she is the only woman of color in the senate, and discusses efforts to raise the state minimum wage and address affordable housing.

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