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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. 



Civic Cocktail: February 2017

Wed., Feb. 1 | Doors at 5:30 p.m., Program at 6 p.m.
Palace Ballroom | 2100 5th Ave

Tickets $20-25 | Register via Seattle CityClub

Stay informed in 2017 with leaders in local journalism and Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson at the February Civic Cocktail. Host Joni Balter will talk one-on-one with Ferguson about his proposal to abolish Washington's death penalty, his push to curtail the sale of assault weapons and what the Trump administration could mean for legal cannabis in Washington.

Our media panel will discuss the changing media landscape, lessons learned from the 2016 election and the impact of "fake news" on journalism.
Marcus Green, Founder & Editor-in-Chief, South Seattle Emerald
Tim Keck, Co-Founder & Publisher, The Stranger
Caryn Mathes, President & General Manager, KUOW
Don Shelton, Editor, The Seattle Times

Civic Cocktail - presented by Seattle Channel and Seattle CityClub - offers a night of networking, civic conversation, Tom Douglas appetizers and a no-host bar. 

Thanks to media sponsors KUOW and Crosscut.
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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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