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Democracy Summit

  • The Huntley Lodge 11721 Washington 970 Cle Elum, WA, 98922 United States (map)

Washington State Democracy Summit & Retreat

Join citizen leaders, volunteers and groups working on democracy issues around Washington State for a special summit retreat weekend. This will be a working retreat, with informative presentations on democracy issues, breakout sessions for planning next steps, as well as time to network and socialize. 

Tentative Schedule for the Weekend: 
Friday, April 7th
Check in & register  Starts at 4 pm
Welcoming Reception & Dinner  6 pm
Evening Session TBA  7:30-9 pm

Saturday, April 8th
Breakfast  7:30-9 am
Check in & registration  Start at 7:30 am
Opening Meeting  9-10 am
Morning Sessions TBA  10 am  12 pm
Lunch  12-1 pm
Afternoon Sessions TBA  1-5 pm
Social & Dinner  6-9 pm

Sunday, April 9th
Breakfast  7:30-9 am
Closing Session TBA  9-11 am

Entire weekend  includes two nights shared lodging* & all meals** - $150
Saturday & Sunday  includes one night shared lodging* & all meals** - $100
Saturday Only include all meals** & evening reception - $40

* There are 8 cabins that can accommodate up to 5 people. Each has one queen bed, two full beds and couch with pull out bed, plus separate bathroom with shower. We will group people as requested whenever possible. If you require private lodging, there are many cabins nearby that can be rented for a higher fee. Please contact Cindy Black at with any questions or to make any special requests for lodging.

**All meals will be served in the Main Lodge, buffet style and will accommodate any special dietary requests. Please contact Cindy Black at with any questions or to make any special dietary requests.

** Sliding scale and scholarships available for those who cant afford the attendance fees. Contact Cindy Black for more information at

This event is sponsored by Fix Democracy First/WAmend, who were the organizations behind getting Initiative 735 on the ballot and helping it pass with 63%, making Washington the 18th calling for an amendment to the Constitution stating corporations are not people, money is not speech, political contributions must be made public and allowed to be regulated.

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