Urban Forum Northwest

Urban Forum NW 01 – 09 – 20

*Bob Barnes, Co Founder, Seattle MLK Celebration Committee 1983-2017, Co Chair, Seattle MLK Organizing Coalition Logistics Committee that is responsible for coordinating the March component of the event.

*Roleta Batiste, Washington State Work Source has been a stalwart with the Opportunity Fair that begins at 8:30 am on the MLK Holiday at Seattle’s Garfield High School. The Opportunity Fair had over 500 hundred visitors at the 2019 MLK event and 138 job offers were made that day.

*Liahann Bannerman, Director, Volunteer Engagement, King County United Way and Chair Seattle MLK Organizing Coalition Volunteer Committee.

*Tana Yasu, Chair, Seattle Martin Luther King Jr Organizing Coalition Youth Event that will be held Sunday, January 19, 2020 at Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute from 12:00-5:00 pm. The event will feature a variety of local artist and free food.

*Lewis Rudd, Owner, Ezell’s Famous Chicken has been supplying the chicken for the Seattle/ Martin Luther King Jr. County Committees since the first March January 15, 1983.