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Fix Democracy First 2018 Awards Dinner

May 19 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm PDT

Retooling Democracy
Fix Democracy First 2018 Annual Awards Dinner
w/ Special Guest Speaker David Domke

Saturday, May 19th – 5-9 pm
Bloedel Hall at Saint Marks
1245 10th Ave E, Seattle 98102

Join us to celebrate the exciting legislative wins, and honor some of the people and organizations working for democracy in Washington State!

Enjoy a delicious buffet with wine, beer, soft drinks, specialty cocktails – plus dessert auction!

~ 2018 Fix Democracy First Awardees ~
Democracy Volunteer – Lou Marteeny, Clark County Volunteer
Elected Official – State Representative Zack Hudgins
Organization of the Year – Meaningful MoviesĀ® Project

Keynote Address with David Domke – Author, Professor and Chair in Department of Communication at UW

A House Divided: Polarization, Communication, and the Future of the American Experiment

The United States is a nation divided along countless lines – political, economic, racial, technological, generational, and more. Among many people – but certainly not all – there is confusion, pain, anger, fear, and all too commonly despair. How did America and Americans get here? Can we plausibly move forward in a constructive manner? We must own our national imperfections and commit – together – to the hard work of building a more inclusive, more democratic version of the deeply flawed but still inspiring American experiment in democracy. It can be done, and it must be.

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May 19
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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