Urban Forum Northwest

Former Washington State Representative Peggy Joan Maxie & more

Thursday, March 3 on Urban Forum Northwest- scheduled guests for the hour are:

*Hayward Evans, Co-convener, Seattle King County Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Committee reflects on the organizations last event were various members of the community were honored for their contributions.

*Christopher Williams, Acting Superintendent, Seattle Parks Department and Board Chair, Together Washington comments on his role in managing the vast number of Seattle Parks and the employees in the organization. He is the first African American Board Chair of Together Washington and he will discuss his role in the organization.

*Former Washington State Representative Peggy Joan Maxie was the first African American Female elected to the Washington State House of Representatives in 1970. She will share some of her legislative accomplishments and compare politics of the 1970’s and 80’s with today’s politics.

*Tony Butler, Business Representative and Pre-apprentice Liaison for IBEW L.U. 46 comments on his dual role. IBEW 46 worked with the Seattle MLK Commemoration Committee in providing the lights in Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Civil Rights Park for Black History Month.

*TishaMarie, Founder, Legally Black of Pierce County comments on the organizations purpose. The organization recently went to the aide of a Black homeowner in Pierce County that had her property targeted with racist graffiti.

*Bob Armstead, National Association of Minority Contractors (NAMC)-Washington comments on the importance of the organization as it advocates for equality for minority contractors/businesses and invites interested parties to their Thursday, March 3 meeting.

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