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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. 

News From the Hill & A Dialogue About Guns

Wed., April 4 | Doors at 5:30 p.m., Program at 6 p.m.
Palace Ballroom | 2100 5th Ave.
$25-30 | Register

U.S. Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-7th District) returns from Washington D.C. to share her legislative progress in Congress, provide an inside look at politics on Capitol Hill and much more.

A panel of diverse speakers including Tahoma High School student activist Rhiannon Rasaretnam will discuss the impact of school shootings on American society, the pros and cons of gun legislation, and what we can do to come together to move forward.

Featured Journalists:
Marcus Green, South Seattle Emerald
Rebecca Gross, editor, UW Daily

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Thanks to media sponsors:    KUOW

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Civic Cocktail: Seattle’s Shift to the Left & DACA Decision
Civic Cocktail: Seattle’s Shift to the Left & DACA Decision

Is Seattle moving further left? What's behind the political shift and what are the impacts? Former Seattle mayoral candidate Nikkita Oliver of the Seattle People's Party, The Stranger Publisher Tim Keck and former King County Executive Ron Sims join host Joni Balter for a look at Seattle's changing political tides. Then, as the Trump administration rolls back the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program, what are the implications for Washington's young undocumented immigrants? DACA recipient Ray Corona and Solicitor General Noah Purcell of the Washington state attorney general's office weigh in. Can a multi-state lawsuit co-led by Washington prevent the dismantling of DACA?