Crosscut Festival

Mon May 3, 2021 - Sat May 8, 2021- see all dates
Various times
13 and up
Free; Donations encouraged

Journalists, politicians, authors, creators and newsmakers from our community and around the nation come together to take a hard look at the people, policy and events that shape our lives.

Featured speakers include:

  • Dr. Jane Goodall (Founder, The Jane Goodall Institute; U. N. Messenger of Peace)
  • Dr. Ibram X. Kendi (Professor, Boston University; Founding Director, BU Center for Antiracist Research; Author)
  • Nancy Pelosi (Speaker, U.S. House of Representatives)
  • Judy Woodruff (Anchor and Managing Editor, PBS NewsHour)
  • Rick Steves (Travel writer & Host, Rick Steves' Europe)
  • Pramila Jayapal (U.S. Representative, Washington)
  • Robert Reich (Author & Former U.S. Secretary of Labor)
  • Amy Klobuchar (U.S. Senator, Minnesota)
  • Robert M. Gates (Former Secretary of Defense)
  • Bill Nye (Science Educator, Author & Podcast Host)

The schedule lists all of the sessions. (Note that times shown on the schedule are in Pacific)

Registration is free but RSVP is required. Donations are encouraged.

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