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Councilmember Sawant to Host Second Annual People’s Budget Town Hall Tuesday Evening

SEATTLE – Highlighting the need for an alternative to business-as-usual budgets, Councilmember Kshama Sawant will host the second annual People’s Budget Town Hall this evening. The Town Hall will feature brief panel presentations on Affordable Housing; Human Services & Public Safety; Progressive Taxation & Public Infrastructure; and Education, Youth Jobs & Racial Justice.

Speakers will present specific recommendations both for this year’s budget, and for a fundamental alternative to a City budget that fails, year after year, to address the most basic needs of Seattleites.

Members of the public will also have the opportunity to provide testimony and share what they require from the City budget.

WHAT:
People’s Budget Town Hall

WHERE:
Seattle City Hall
Bertha Knight Lands Room, First Floor
600 4th Ave., Seattle 98104

WHEN:
Tuesday, October 27
6:00 p.m.

WHO:
Councilmember Kshama Sawant
Tenants Union of Washington State
Casa Latina
Real Change
Transit Riders Union
Nickelsville
Seattle Housing and Resource Effort (SHARE)
Low Income Housing Institute
Socialist Alternative
15 Now
Upgrade Seattle
LGBTQ Allyship
Standing Against Foreclosure and Eviction (SAFE)
Public

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