Urban Forum NW 04 - 11 - 19

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With Special co-host: Hayward Evans ​ *Congressman Adam Smith (D) represents Washington States 9th Congressional District and currently Chairs the House Armed Services Committee. Congressman Smith made history in 1990 when at 25 years of age he defeated a Republican incumbent for a seat in the Washington State Senate making him the youngest state ...senator in the country. ​ *Former State Representative Attorney Jesse Wineberry Sr. the leader of the Initiative-1000 (I-1000) petition drive talks about the initiative that garnered almost 400,000 signatures from Washington State Voters to the Washington State Legislature to overturn the Anti-Affirmative Action Law promulgated by the passage of I-200 in 1998. He will also comment on the four day march to Olympia to support Affirmative Action. ​ *Michelle Merriweather, CEO, Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle and C'Ardiss "CC" Gardner Gleser, Program Officer,S atterberg Foundation are two of the panelist at the Seattle Equity Summit that will be held on Friday April 26. ​ *Jamie Elmore, Founder, Alopecia Support Group introduces Ms. Tracie Anderson, President and Founder of Confab Confetti "A Sisterhood Society", she will comment on the recent launch of "the Think Tank" Virtual Life and Business Confetti Lab. ​ *Dona Ponepinto, president and CEO, United Way of Pierce County invites you to Celebrate Community on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 5:30-7:30 PM at the Foss Waterway Seaport

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