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Inspire Washington is honored to host Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal for an Arts & Culture Town Hall on Thursday, March 16th at 6pm (doors open 5:30pm) at Seattle Art Museum.

Join us for an inspiring evening with Congresswoman Jayapal. The event will begin with a performance by a local performer, followed by a panel discussion with local arts and cultural leaders and the Congresswoman, led by Manny Cawaling of Inspire Washington. Discussion topics include the effects of the pandemic on cultural businesses, the ongoing need for racial and gender equity, and other issues within Washington’s 7th district.

Congresswoman Jayapal will speak about her work in Congress, share her perspectives, and will speak to potential opportunities for arts and cultural businesses at the local and federal levels. We will finish the presentation with question and answer for the audience, so come prepared with topics to discuss with your Congresswoman!

 

About Tickets:

This is a free, ticketed event open to anyone who works within or supports an arts, heritage, or science business/program. You MUST register prior to the event and bring your ticket and matching ID to enter. Every attendee must have their own ticket that is registered to their name. Tickets close on March 16th at 5pm.  Click here to secure your ticket!

 

About Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal:

Elected in 2016, Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal is now serving her fourth term in Congress representing Washington’s 7th District, which encompasses most of Seattle and its surrounding areas including Shoreline, Vashon Island, Lake Forest Park, and parts of Burien and Normandy Park. She is the first South Asian American woman elected to the U.S. House of Representatives and one of only two dozen naturalized citizens currently serving in the United States Congress.

Congresswoman Jayapal is a member of the House Judiciary Committee, where she serves as Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Immigration Integrity, Security, and Enforcement. She also serves on the House Education and the Workforce Committee. She is the Chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, which represents nearly 50% of the entire Democratic caucus; the Immigration Task Force for the Congressional Asian Pacific Asian Caucus; and a Vice Chair of the Congressional LGBTQ Equality Caucus where she is the co-chair of the Transgender Equality Task Force.