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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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Civic Cocktail: Politics & Philanthropy
Civic Cocktail: Politics & Philanthropy
6/1/201656:58

Presidential politics and the power of philanthropy were the topics of discussion at the final Civic Cocktail of the season. Washington State GOP leaders Susan Hutchison (Chair, Washington State Republican Party) and Rob McKenna (Former state Attorney General) weighed in on the race to the White House. How will Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, and other candidates fare in our state? Then, in the midst of the region's growth and prosperity, there are great challenges. How can philanthropy address the widening disparities between the rich and the poor? Seattle Foundation CEO Tony Mestres talks about how to best channel our region's generosity. Host Joni Balter moderates the wide-ranging discussion. Civic Cocktail will return in October.

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