Urban Forum Northwest

Urban Forum NW 08 – 01 – 19

guests for the hour are:

*Lyle Quasim, Chair, Tacoma/Pierce County Black Collective, served the state as Secretary of the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) under two governors, served as Deputy Pierce County Executive, and past President, Bates Technical College comments on the work of the Black Collective that meets 52 Saturday’s a year.

*Lacy Steele, President Emeritus, Seattle/King County NAACP and King of the Torchlight award winning African American Float. Comments on his 26 year tenure as president of the Seattle/King County Branch.

*Reverend Lawrence R. Willis, Manager, Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle Priority Hire Program comments on the program that he directs and the possibilities of re instituting the pre apprenticeship program at the McKinney Building aka SVI Building.