Thursday, August 19 on Urban Forum Northwest:
*Martin Luther King Jr. County Executive Dow Constantine comments on the County’s Racism is a Public Health Crisis. He named Abigail Echo-Hawk and Dr. Ben Danielson as co-chairs for the community oversight committee. He will comment on his accomplishments and priorities.
*Congresswoman Marilyn Strickland (D) WA-10 serves on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. She comments on the impact of the Infrastructure Bill on her District and the state and discuss her legislative priorities.
*Attorney Lem Howell comments on the voter suppression legislation being introduced by state legislators across the country and provide a historical overview of the struggle Blacks had to endure for the right to vote.
*Bob Armstead, Washington State Civil Rights Coalition reports on progress being made to restore Affirmative Action in Washington State after a 23 year absence. He will also update the CRC’s efforts to restore Affirmative Action and removing the main barrier to equality, Governor’s Directive 98-01.
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