The Seattle Globalist presents Sip & Share, a fundraising and community networking event featuring a panel discussion on the role of journalism in community resilience. Come to learn and exchange ideas about the power of diverse, community-driven storytelling and media. Food will be catered by That Brown Girl Cooks. You can register today for the Seattle Globalist Sip & Share event, held on Monday, April 15.

Panel Discussion: Resilience and Journalism

Some of the most creative and resourceful ideas when it comes to addressing matters of economic pressure, housing and other rapid changes in our city and society come from communities of color, immigrant communities and other marginalized groups.

What can journalism and other media do to help those communities further build resilience and encourage these ideas come to fruition?

Join this year’s group of community journalist panelists —moderated by Seattle Globalist editorial director, Venice Buhain— in exploring this question.

Who: This event is open to all supporters and advocates of diverse, community journalism and is organized by The Seattle Globalist. Panelist speakers include Sharon Maeda (Station Manager at KVRU), Ansel Herz (Editor at Real Change), Ron Chew (Executive Director of the ICHS Foundation and Board President of International Examiner), and Marcus Green (South King County Reporter at The Seattle Times). Learn more about our panelists here.

When: Monday, April 15th, 2019, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Where: The Northwest Film Forum, 1515 12th Ave., Seattle, WA 98122

Tickets: Tickets include admission, appetizers, and one drink:

  • $25.00 standard price
  • $15.00 student and storyteller price

There  will be a raffle for three gift baskets during the evening to help raise funds to support the Seattle Globalist’s mission to elevate diverse voices through media. Raffle ticket prices are $10 for one ticket and $25 for three tickets.

Program Details: This two-hour event will foster open discussions with storytellers, advocates, and community members about how community journalism and media can spur social justice and progressive change. This year’s discussion will be focusing on how journalism and media can be a tool in building community resilience and encouraging creative ideas and solutions.

6:00 PM: Food, drinks, mingling, and networking
6:45 PM: Raffle item winners announced
7:00 PM: Discussion Panel, “Journalism and Community Resilience”
7:45 PM: Final round of mingling and last call for drinks and appetizers

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