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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. 



June Virtual Civic Cocktail

Wed., June 3 | 6 p.m. | Register

Let's talk COVID, cities, and what the future holds with Mayor Jenny Durkan and Washington Policy Center Vice President of Research Paul Guppy at Seattle CityClub's last Virtual Civic Cocktail until September. 

Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan will discuss how the Emerald City has navigated COVID-19, what it takes to get a city of more than 750,000 to stay at home, and Seattle's recovery and mitigation efforts like grocery vouchers, rental assistance, and getting masks to those in need.

Paul Guppy, VP of Research for the pro-free-market Washington Policy Center, works extensively on tax policy, public finance, and other fiscal issues. He'll be discussing the economic impacts of COVID-19 and the importance of re-opening Washington's economy.

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Presenting Sponsor:

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Media sponsors:

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Host sponsor:

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Civic Cocktail: Mayor Ed Murray and The Evergrey
Civic Cocktail: Mayor Ed Murray and The Evergrey
11/3/201657:15

With arena options multiplying, will Mayor Ed Murray bring the Sonics back to Seattle? One year after declaring a homelessness emergency, has the city made progress? And as the city grows, will we get a grip on gridlock? Murray discusses these topics and more with host Joni Balter. Then, journalists Mónica Guzmán and Anika Anand, co-founders of new local media startup The Evergrey, chat about making the most of a changing Seattle and embracing the gray.

HOST:
Joni Balter

JOURNALISTS:
Daniel Beekman, The Seattle Times 
Joshua McNichols, KUOW 

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