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City of Seattle
Seattle City Council
NEWS ADVISORY
SUBJECT: Councilmember Harrell to host community meeting regarding the Community Police Commission and the Office for Civil Rights
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
2/18/2014  1:08:00 PM
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
Jennifer Samuels, Councilmember Harrell's Office, 206-684-8802

Dana Robinson Slote  (206) 615-0061


Councilmember Bruce Harrell

Councilmember Harrell to host community meeting regarding the Community Police Commission and the Office for Civil Rights

Seattle - City Councilmember Bruce Harrell will host a special neighborhood meeting to listen and have a conversation with the community on two important director positions working for social justice and police accountability. The Mayor recently appointed Patricia C. Lally as the Director for the Seattle Office for Civil Rights and Fe Lopez as Director of Seattle's Community Police Commission.

The public is invited to join the conversation this Wednesday night at 5:30 p.m. at Langston Hughes Performing Arts Center to ask questions and provide feedback. Councilmembers will hear from the public and vote whether to confirm the candidates to permanent directorships in March. The meeting this Wednesday will be the first neighborhood committee meeting this year.

Public Comment sign-up will be available at 5 p.m.

Councilmember Harrell is also accepting feedback by email and phone at bruce.harrell@seattle.gov or (206)684-8804.

WHAT:
Public Safety, Civil Rights and Technology Committee's Public Hearing for appointments to the Office for Civil Rights and Community Police Commission

WHEN:
5:30 p.m., Wednesday, February 19

WHERE:
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Center
104 - 17th Ave. S., Seattle  98144

WHO:
Seattle City Councilmember Bruce A. Harrell
Seattle City Councilmember Nick Licata
Seattle City Councilmember Sally Bagshaw
Patricia C. Lally, Interim Director for the Seattle Office for Civil Rights
Fe Lopez, Interim Director of Seattle's Community Police Commission
General Public

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