Read our response to COVID-19 and sign up for updates | View our current Customer Support status
  View site in English, Español, or Français
The fair-trade ticketing company.
Sign Me Up!  |  Log In
Find An Event Create Your Event Help
Whistleblower Fundraising Party
Tacoma Urban League
Tacoma, WA
Share this event:
Get Tickets
There are no active dates for this event.
Sales are over, but come to the event anyway, as we'll sell tickets at the door. If you can't come but want to help with expenses for Thomas Drake's and Jesselyn Radack's visit to Tacoma, please call 253-535-7219.


Whistleblower Fundraising Party
A fun-filled evening to help raise the funds to bring two whistleblowers to speak in Tacoma in February: Thomas Drake is a former NSA senior executive, and Jesselyn Radack is a former ethics advisor with the US Justice Department. Both are extremely courageous people and were featured in Robert Greenwald's film, War on Whistleblowers. More info about each below.

The evening will include appetizers, wine, an option of watching some or all of War on Whistleblowers (including popcorn), live local entertainment includes Tacoma's Poet Laureate Lucas Smiraldo, a gaming table (not gambling, but some sorts of games), door prizes, possibly a silent auction of political/peace & justice memorabilia from the closets and attics of aging-hippie activists, and generally a good-time/community-building party.

These are the people we need to raise the funds for bringing to Tacoma:

Thomas Drake, 56, is a former senior executive of the National Security Agency as well as a decorated veteran of the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Navy.  When Drake turned whistleblower, the U.S. government threw the Espionage Act at him and threatened him with 30 years in prison.  Drake rejected several deals because he refused to "plea bargain with the truth," and the U.S. Dept. of Justice eventually dropped all ten of its original charges.  

Jesselyn Radack, 42, is a former ethics adviser to the U.S. Dept. of Justice who turned whistleblower when she disclosed the FBI's ethics violations in the investigation of John Walker Lindh, denied an attorney in the aftermath of his capture during the 2001 invasion of Afghanistan.  An honors graduate of Brown Univ. and Yale Law School, Radack is now director of national security and human rights at the Government Accountability Project.


Tacoma Urban League (View)
2550 Yakima Ave
Tacoma, WA 98405
United States


Film > Movies
Other > Fundraisers
Other > Political

Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


Owner: United for Peace of Pierce County
On BPT Since: Jun 23, 2013
People for Peace Justice & Healing

Contact us
1-800-838-3006 US, Canada, Puerto Rico
U.S. COVID-19 Event Restrictions
Ticket Buyers
Track Your Order
Browse Events
Event Producers
Create an Event
Buy Pre-Printed Tickets
The Venue List
Find out about local events
Get daily or weekly email notifications of new and discounted events in your neighborhood.
Sign up for local events
Connect with us
Follow us on Facebook
Follow us on Twitter
Follow us on Instagram
Watch us on YouTube
Read our blog
Get to know us
Use of this service is subject to the Terms of Usage, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy of Brown Paper Tickets. All rights reserved. © 2000-2021 Mobile EN ES FR