Crystal Paul

Journalist, The Seattle Times
Crystal Paul Crosscut Festival 2021

Session: The Politics of Change

3 p.m. Monday, May 3

Policy and political change don’t happen overnight, and it’s not the work solely of politicians. Grassroots activism is often critical to moving the needle. Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal emerged from this work to her seat in Congress. She’ll join us for an audience-led conversation on the importance of activism and how to make it most effective. Moderated by Crystal Paul


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About Crystal Paul

Crystal Paul is a journalist with the Seattle Times, where she covers communities, theater, and general features stories. Her work both inside and outside the newsroom centers on marginalized communities and voices. She credits the broad scope and range of her journalism to her non-traditional background in neuroscience research, book publishing, paramedicine and even organic farming. She has a degree in behavioral neuroscience from Yale University.


About Crosscut Festival 2021


Join journalists, politicians, authors, creators and newsmakers from our community and around the nation May 3-8, 2021 as we come together to take a hard look at the people, policy and events that shape our lives.


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Submit a question for Crystal Paul to ask Rep. Jayapal!

Your submitted questions could help shape our conversations in May. We’ll accept questions until mid-April, then pass along popular and thought-provoking topics for moderators to potentially include in their scripts.