Urban Forum Northwest

March on Washington DC for Jobs and Freedom 59th Anniversary

Thursday, August 18 on Urban Forum Northwest –

The following guests will comment on the August 28, 1963 March on Washington DC for Jobs and Freedom and invite you to the 59th Anniversary Observance and Awards Ceremony on Sunday, August 28 at 2:30 pm at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Civil Rights Park, 2200 Martin Luther King Jr. Way South, Seattle WA.

*Hayward Evans, Co Convener, Seattle King County Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Committee (MLKCC)

*Carolyn Riley-Payne, President, Seattle King County NAACP

*Reverend Dr. Carey Anderson, Pastor, Seattle’s First AME Church

*Minister Jimmy Hurd, Senior Pastor, Holgate Street Church of Christ

*Bridgette Hempstead, Founder & CEO, Cierra Sisters

The following guest will comment on the Saturday, August 27 Garfield High School Centennial Celebration that was postponed from August 2000 due to COVID.

*Ted Howard Jr. Assistant Superintendent, Seattle Public Schools

*Dr. Carver Gayton, Garfield High School Centennial Executive Committee

*Chandler Williams, a 2019 Garfield High School graduate that was attracted to the school because of the music program

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