Thursday, November 2 on Urban Forum Northwest :
*Congressman Adam Smith (D) WA-9 Ranking Member, House Armed Services Committee comments on the pressing issues before the US House of Representatives, in a House that is divided. US military personnel are positioned in several hot spots around the world and the middle east situation is getting worse.
*Bob Armstead, President, Washington State Chapter-National Association of Minority Contractors (NAMC) is engaged with several state agencies receiving federal funds but are not living up to President Biden’s commitment that minorities would receive 15% of the 1.75 trillion dollar Infrastructure and Job Act funds and the Justice 40 Fund.
*Reverend Dr. Leslie D. Braxton, Pastor, New Beginnings Christian Fellowship (NBCF) invites you to their Future Leaders Scholarship Banquet on Saturday, November 11 at NBCF. Dr. Caprice Hollins, Co Founder, Cultures Connecting is the Key Note Speaker, Emcee is Angela Poe Russell. Phyllis Birdwell, Minister of Music at Mount Zion Baptist Church and Jimmy Brown, Minister of Music, Tacoma’s Allen Temple AME Church will receive Life Time Achievement Awards.
*Reverend Dr. Harriett Walden, Founder, Mothers’ For Police Accountability is hosting the organization’s Annual Breakfast on November 9 at 7:00 am at the Royal Esquire Club. Mothers’ was organized in response to the treatment Reverend Walden’s sons experienced by Seattle Policemen in 1990 and is now celebrating 33 years of service.