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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: Race and Policing
Civic Cocktail: Race and Policing
12/1/201658:22

In a special edition of Civic Cocktail, host Joni Balter moderates a panel discussion examining the intersection of policing and race. How are community members and law enforcement tackling the challenges of racial bias and police reform? What about recommendations to change state law on police use of deadly force? How is the state changing its approach to police training?

Panelists Augustine Cita, Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle; Sue Rahr, Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission; and Andre Taylor, police reform advocate; weigh in.

Journalists Enrique Cerna, of KCTS 9, and Reagan Jackson, of The Seattle Globalist and South Seattle Emerald, join the discussion.

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