Thursday, August 5 on Urban Forum Northwest –
*Congressman Hank Johnson (D) GA-4 is a member of the House Judiciary Committee and the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee. He was arrested two weeks again a Black Voters Matter protest in Washington DC and he will comment on why.
*Ralph Ibarra, President, DiverseAmericanNetwork talks about why he is opposed to the new proposed rule changes at the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) and explains why minority owned businesses should be concerned.
*Congressman Bobby Scott (D) VA-3 is Chair, House Education & Labor Committee and is a former President of the Newport News VA NAACP comments on the accomplishments of the last session. His recommendations on fighting voter suppression.
*Attorney Karama Hawkins is one of the leaders of Washington State EQUITY NOW coalition that is seeking to restore Affirmative Action in the state since equal opportunity was killed by the issuance of Governor’s Directive 98-01. She will provide an update on the widespread support for equality and inclusion in the state.
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