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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: Fall Ballot Initiatives
Civic Cocktail: Fall Ballot Initiatives
10/5/201657:20

Civic Cocktail opened a new season with an election program featuring mini debates on three big ballot initiatives. Host Joni Balter moderates a wide-ranging discussion on the pros and cons of the Sound Transit 3 light rail package; I-1491, a proposal to limit access to firearms; and I-732, an effort to establish a statewide carbon tax. Hear smart talk from both sides of the issues.

Sound Transit 3
Yes: Dow Constantine (King County Executive), Shefali Ranganathan (Transportation Choices Coalition)
No: Maggie Fimia (People for Smarter Transit), Kevin Wallace (Bellevue City Council)

Initiative 1491, gun safety
Yes: Cheryl Stumbo (The Alliance for Gun Responsibility)
No: David Combs (Know I-1491)

Initiative 732, carbon tax
Yes: Yoram Bauman (Yes on I-732)
No: Rebecca Saldaña (Puget Sound Sage)

 

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