Drinking Liberally-Redmond: A conversation with Rep. Vandana Slatter

Drink Liberally aims to “[build] a community of progressive action through social interaction.”

  • Thursday, June 7, 2018 4:30pm
  • Life

For the June Drinking Liberally-Redmond meeting, organizers will welcome State Rep. Vandana Slatter (D-48th) for a conversation about the just concluded legislative session in Olympia and progressive prospects for the mid-term elections.

The event will take place on June 12 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Pomegranate Bistro on 18005 NE 68th St.

Slatter was appointed as the State House Representative for the 48th Legislative District in 2017. She is a former Bellevue City Councilmember, community leader, parent, and biotech and healthcare professional.

Vandana earned a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Washington and then worked for over twenty years in the biotech industry. She later obtained a Master’s degree in Public Administration from the UW. Throughout her career, Dr. Slatter has been a leader working actively on many social issues, including trade, women’s rights, education, and sustainable food.

There is no fee for attending our meetings, but we do ask everyone who attends to 1) buy a drink and/or food to support the restaurant that supports us, and 2) contribute when the hat-is-passed to pay for our speakers’ meal.

Drinking Liberally – Redmond gives like-minded progressives a place to talk politics. Attendees don’t need to be a policy expert – just come and learn from peers, trade jokes, vent in an informal, friendly environment.

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