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Citizen activist from Seattle City Council speaks at Eagle Harbor Books (WU-231)

Citizen activist from Seattle City Council speaks at Eagle Harbor Books (WU-231)

At 7:30pm on Thursday February 18, Eagle Harbor Books welcomes Nick Licata, who was elected to Seattle City Council five times, and served 18 years through December 2015.
Nick will present stories and anecdotes from his new book: "Becoming a Citizen Activist: Stories, Strategies, and Advice for Changing Our World." He will be at the store on Thursday, Feb. 18th, at 7:30pm.
As noted on the Eagle Harbor website: "Recent waves of social activism like the Occupy movement and Black Lives Matter show that you can fight city hall -- or any other powerful entity for that matter. Now comes the playbook for citizen activists wanting to improve the world around them."
Nick Licata was a political activist as long ago as the 1960s, and his very readable book offers examples of activism from the student anti-war protests of the 1960s to the present day.
Examples of sections of his book include: The Minimum Wage Story; Women Reshape Local Government; Out of the Closet; Immigrant Rights; Passing Paid

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