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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. 



Protecting Orcas + Election Review

Wed., Nov. 7 | Doors at 5:30 p.m., Program at 6 p.m.
Palace Ballroom | 2100 5th Ave.
$25-30 | Register

Protecting Orcas
As the Pacific Northwest's iconic orcas face unprecedented challenges highlighted by several recent deaths, local business and statewide organizations have mobilized to protect the region's native population of killer whales.  
Southern Resident Killer Whale Recovery and Task Force Co-Chair Stephanie Solien and Makah Tribe Chairman Nate Tyler join Civic Cocktail host Joni Balter to discuss Washington State's action plan for orca recovery and sustainability.

Election Review
U.S. Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Seattle, and KTTH Radio Host Jason Rantz will join Civic Cocktail the day after the November midterm elections to discuss the results and what they mean for the Puget Sound region.

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Civic Cocktail: Judicial power & the future of higher education
Civic Cocktail: Judicial power & the future of higher education
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From the courtroom to campus, Civic Cocktail examines the role of the judicial branch of government and the future of higher education in Washington state. Host Joni Balter talks one-on-one with U.S. District Court Judge Robert Lasnik about the blockage of the Trump travel ban, the limits of presidential powers and the judicial role in the system of checks and balances in government. Then University of Washington President Ana Mari Cauce and Washington State University President Kirk Schulz share their views on funding for higher education, free speech on campus, the impact of Trump's immigration order and supporting undocumented "dreamers."

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