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Congressman Hank Johnson and more..

Thursday, October 6 on Urban Forum Northwest:

*Congressman Hank Johnson (D) GA-4, he serves on the House Judiciary Committee; the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, the latter committee will have oversight responsibility for how Minority Contractors/Businesses will participate in rebuilding of the country’s roads, bridges, and other components of the infrastructure.

*Estela Ortega, Executive Director, El Centro de la Raza, the organization started out in an abandoned Beacon Hill Elementary School fifty years ago this month. The organization has successfully expanded the services they provide to the people that also include retail space and housing. The Anniversary Celebration will be held Saturday, October 8 at the Seattle Convention Center, 5:00 pm auction, 6:30 pm program.

*Randolph Carter, Progressive Education Network (PEN) comments on the PEN Conference 2022 “HONORING SEATTLE’S DISRUPTORS:THEN AND NOW” that will be held Saturday, October 8 8:45-10:00 am (PDT) at the Northwest School.

*Attorney Bobby Alexander, vice chair, Seattle King County Martin Luther King Jr. Organizing Coalition updates the organization efforts for the January 16, 2023 MLK Holiday that has featured Workshops, Job Fair, Rally and March. Information at www.seattlemlkcoalition.org.

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