Inspire Washington will host Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal for an Arts & Culture Town Hall on March 16th at 6 p.m. at Seattle Art Museum. The evening will begin with a performance by Bailadores de Bronce, a traditional Mexican music and dance group.
Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal will be joined by three female cultural leaders of King County: LaNesha DeBardelaben, president and CEO of Northwest African American Museum; Allison Reid, executive director of Vashon Center for the Arts; and Ellen Walker, executive director of Pacific Northwest Ballet. The discussion will be led by Inspire Washington’s executive director, Manny Cawaling.
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 speak to potential opportunities for arts and cultural businesses at the local and federal levels. The evening will end with a question and answer for the audience.
This event is free, but you must reserve your tickets in advance.