Urban Forum Northwest

Congressman Hank Johnson and more..

Thursday, September 28 on Urban Forum Northwest:

*Congressman Hank Johnson (D) GA-04 a member of the House Judiciary Committee is using his position to restore legitimacy and independence to the nation’s highest court, he re-introduced the Supreme Court Tenure Establishment and Retirement Modernization (TERM) Act that would limit justices to 18 years of service.

*Michelle Merriweather, President & CEO, Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle has acquired 1.19 acres of property on Rainier Avenue for the organizations future headquarters and to develop 275-300 affordable apartment homes that will be available to low to middle income individuals and families earning around 60% of the Area Median Income.

*Peter Gishuru, President & CEO, African Chamber of Commerce of the Pacific Northwest, the organization promotes bilateral trade and investment between Africa and the Pacific Northwest. He comments on the 23rd Africa Day Business Forum that will be held Saturday, September 30 8:30 am-10:00 pm at Seattle’s Motif Hotel.

*Roberto Jourdan, President, Seattle’s Royal Esquire Club invites you to ICONS Night Honoring Media Pioneers Deborah Horne, Essex Porter, Connie Thompson, Steve Pool, Micki Flowers and Joyce Taylor. Also honoring the Seattle Medium Newspaper, The Facts Newspaper and special recognition of the Converge Media Group on Saturday, September 30 at the Royal Esquire Club.

*Rashad Hart, Past Master Union Lodge #43 and Frederick Marshall, Past Master and Acting Warden Union Lodge #43 invites you to their 63rd Anniversary Dinner that will include their 1st “Speak Up Award” on Saturday, September 30 5:00-8:00 pm at the Alki Masonic Center 4736 40th Ave. SW Seattle 98116.

*Henry Yates invites you to the Tabor 100 22nd Annual Captains of Industry Gala “Breaking the Chains” at the Seattle Convention Center Saturday, September 30 at 6:00 pm. World Class Gymnast and entrepreneur Dominique Dawes will deliver the keynote address. Mayor Bruce Harrell will serve as Master of Ceremonies and a number of deserving individuals will receive Crystal Eagle Awards.

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