Civic Cocktail

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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. 



Senator Murray & Gary Locke

Wed., May 2 | Doors at 5:30 p.m., Program at 6 p.m.
Palace Ballroom | 2100 5th Ave.
$25-30 | Register

At the May Civic Cocktail, Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) will join host Joni Balter to discuss the Child Care for Working Families Act, education and much more. Also, former U.S. Ambassador to China and former U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke will weigh in on the 2020 U.S. Census and international trade.   

Featured Journalists:
Essex Porter, KIRO 7
Natalie Brand, KING 5

Presented in partnership with:

Crosscut.com

Thanks to media sponsors:
Crosscut.com    KUOW

Watch Previous Shows

Civic Cocktail: Social Justice & Effective Activism
Civic Cocktail: Social Justice & Effective Activism
5/3/201759:12

Glib, insightful, outspoken and funny - that's Lindy West, author, columnist at "The Guardian," and contributor to "This American Life." West opens up to host Joni Balter, revealing the influences that shaped her biting wit, her conviction and compassion. They discuss the personal, politics, body image and a much-publicized spat with her boss! Then we hone in on politics with state Democratic Party Chair Tina Podlodowski and Bill Bryant, former port commissioner who challenged Jay Inslee for governor. Each has an interesting take on the new activism in the age of Donald Trump, and some surprising comments on their respective political parties.  

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