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Scheduled Appearances


The Politics of Change

Crosscut Festival 2021
Mon May 3, 2021 | 3:00pm

A discussion on the importance of activism and how to make it most effective.​

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Featuring: Rep. Pramila Jayapal, Crystal Paul

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What is the Crosscut Festival?

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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