Urban Forum Northwest

Urban Forum NW 06 – 27 – 19

Scheduled guests for the hour are:

With Special co-host: Hayward Evans:

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*Dr. Ben Danielson, UW eSports and Odessa Brown and Seattle Childrens leader comments on the importance of Urban Games. A free community health and fitness event. Youth participate in organized physical activity, taught healthy eating habits, receive CPR training, free diabetes and hypertension checks, and dental screenings.

*Winona Hague comments on the Urban Games event for youth 5-22 years of age that will be held Saturday, June 29, 2019 1:00 -5:00 pm at the Garfield Community Center. National Basketball Association (NBA) Hall of Fame Player and Coach Lenny Wilkens of the 1979 NBA World Champion Seattle Supersonics will be honored at the event.

*Dr. Jesse Wineberry, SR., JD comments on the commitment that the University of Washington President Ana Mari Cauce announced that she is initiating a review of the institutions practices in admissions, hiring, and contracting to lay the initial groundwork to implement I-1000.

*Toyia Taylor, MC, Carolyn Riley Payne Appreciation Day Committee comments on the workings of the committee to honor Mrs. Riley Payne for 40 years (1979-2018) of service and leadership to students and others who participated in the Seattle King County NAACP Afro Cultural Technological Scientific Olympics (ACT-SO). The event will be held July 13, 2019 6:00 pm at Seattle’s First AME Church.

*Chardonnay Beaver, a 2019 Garfield High School Graduate who was involved in student government for three years, she served as All Student Body president 2018-2019. She is a founding member of New Generations Group. She will attend the University of Washington this fall and was the recipient of a number of scholarships.

*Lyric Harris, Garfield High School Bulldog All State track star is a 2019 graduate and has accepted a scholarship to Georgetown University in Washington DC.