Town Hall’s Civics series highlights everything from local policies to world politics. These events offer perspectives on a range of topics as diverse as Seattle itself—a bustling forum for activism, discovery and thought-provoking discussion. Tickets for most Town Hall-produced events are offered on a sliding scale starting at $5, and ages 22 and under are admitted for free.
- Burnt Toast Live Podcast Recording – Dec. 3
Virginia Sole-Smith, host of Burnt Toast podcast, is joined by author Angela Garbes for a discussion on diet, body image, and society’s relationship with food.
- Why is Flying so Miserable? – Dec. 5
Law professor and author Ganesh Sitaraman identifies the core issues in aviation as he sees them.
- The Problem with Philanthropy – Dec. 6
Journalist Tim Schwab discusses an in-depth analysis of Bill Gates’ philanthropic trajectory.
- Tools for Saving Our Home Planet – Dec. 8
Patagonia presents this multi-speaker event, bringing together activists to share lessons learned, practical tips and personal stories to turn your climate anxiety into climate action.
- Powerful Tools for Elder Justice – Dec. 11
In this panel discussion, experts will discuss new challenges for older adults, their caregivers, communities, and society’s systems.
- The Power of Food and Freedom – Dec. 13
Author Kirk Johnson and gallerist Theo Le Guin-Downes discuss the themes of Julie Green’s First Meal: the powerful narratives of wrongfully convicted individuals and the profound symbolism of food in their journey towards freedom.