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Rep. Liz Berry

State Representative, WA 36th District

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Rep. Liz Berry is speaking in person at the Crosscut Ideas Festival 2023.

State Representative Liz Berry represents Washington’s 36th Legislative District in northwest Seattle. Liz serves as Chair of the Labor & Workplace Standards Committee, and is a member of the Environment & Energy and Transportation committees, where she is a passionate advocate for working families, combating climate change, and building vital infrastructure that is safe, equitable, and green. She previously led the region’s largest civil justice advocacy organization dedicated to standing up for the legal rights of patients, consumers and injured workers, and is the former Legislative Director to U.S. Congresswoman Gabby Giffords. Liz lives with her husband Michael, a small business owner, and their two children George, 6, and Eleanor, 3, in Queen Anne.

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Our Plastic Planet

Saturday May 6

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Featuring: Heather Trim, Rep. Liz Berry

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About the Festival

The Crosscut Ideas Festival is a celebration of big ideas and a gathering for bold thinkers. Newsmakers, changemakers and innovators come together to take a fresh look at the biggest issues of our time. Over one week, the Crosscut Ideas Festival hosts fireside conversations and panels, meetups, art installations, workshops, and interactive experiences.

headliners gala

Celebrate the best of PNW community and culture while supporting public media. Enjoy a night of entertainment with a culinary tour of the region curated by premier chefs and restaurateurs, Hear from The Daily host Michael Barbaro, and bid on a unique items in a PBS and Northwest-themed auction.