Urban Forum Northwest

Congressman Emanuel Cleaver II, WA State Rep Sharon Tomiko Santos & more

Thursday, August 12 on Urban Forum Northwest –

*Congressman Emanuel Cleaver II (D) MO-5 critiques the 1.2 Trillion Dollar Infrastructure Bill. I will ask how can African Descendants of United States Enslaved (the Black People who have been here for 400 years) and other communities of color benefit from the legislation in a state that has rejected Affirmative Action.

*Washington State Representative Sharon Tomiko Santos (D)-37 Chairs the House Education Committee. She was the sole sponsor of House Bill 1918 that passed both houses unanimously in 2019 to establish the Central

District Community Preservation and Development Authority (CDCPDA). She comments on her legislative priorities.

*Representative Karen Bass (D) CA-37 comments on the 1.2 Trillion Dollar Infrastructure Bill and the new child tax credit.

*Tacoma WA Mayor Victoria Woodards and Dona Ponepinto, President & CEO, United Way of Pierce County talk about Tacoma’s Guaranteed Income Project.

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