Urban Forum NW 05 - 09 - 19


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Scheduled guests for the hour are: With Special co-host: Hayward Evans: ​ *Congressman Andre' D. Carson (D) represents Indiana's 7th congressional district. He is a member of House Intelligence Committee and a member of the House Committee on the Homeland Security comments on number of Washington DC issues facing Congress. *Former State Representative Attorney Jesse Wineberry, Sr. the leader of the Initiative-1000 (I-1000) campaign that overturned the law created by I-200 in 1998. He will ask the Seattle Colleges Board of Trustees to implement the law I-1000 immediately, and will invite the Trustees to tour the SVI Building after their meeting at Seattle Central College Thursday afternoon. *Nat Jackson the sponsor of I-1000 talks about how he convinced Washington State Republican Governor Dan Evans to adopt Affirmative Action in 1969 and discuss strategies to have all local governments, school districts, colleges, and port authorities to implement the law immediately. *Deionte Perry, Career Bridge Advantage Program Manager for the Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle invites anyone looking for a job or looking to upgrade their employment situation should attend their May 15 Empowerment Fair. *Pastor Lawrence R. Willis, Priority Hire Coordinator for the Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle talks about who qualifies for the job opportunities through the program and comments on the success of the program which should receive an additional boost with the passage of I-1000 on April 28.

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