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Josh Cohen

City Reporter, Crosscut

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Josh Cohen is Crosscut’s city reporter covering Seattle government, politics and the issues that shape life in the city. He was previously Crosscut’s changing region reporter as well as a freelancer for outlets such as Shelterforce Magazine, The Nation, The Guardian and Next City.

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Scheduled Appearances

Social Justice

We Are All Homeless

Crosscut Festival 2022
Tue May 3, 2022 | 1:00pm

Homelessness is growing in Seattle and in cities across the country. In a nation that has so much, we consider what it says about us that we are able to do so little. WATCH NOW

Thank you to our session sponsor, Amazon

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Featuring: Marc Dones, Karen E. Salinas, Josh Cohen

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The Crosscut Festival is a celebration of big ideas and bold thinking - a gathering of a community of the curious. Connect with noteworthy political leaders and newsmakers along with authors, journalists and experts focused on the most important issues of our time. The Crosscut Festival features firesides interviews, panels and special events that explore forward-thinking in Politics, Social Justice, the Environment, History, Innovation and more.

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