FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
6/12/2009 3:21:00 PM
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
Rob Gala, Conlin Office, (206) 684-8805
David Yeaworth, Clark Office, (206) 684-8802
Nigel Herbig, Burgess Office, (206) 684-8806
Council President Richard Conlin
Seattle City Council Hosts Town Hall Meetings
Focus on Schools, Youth Violence, and the Urban Forest
Who: Seattle City Council
What: The Council is extending an open invitation to citizens to participate in group discussions on Excellence in Schools, Prevention of Youth Violence, and Growing our Urban Forest. After an initial presentation on each subject, participants will have the opportunity to join break out groups to learn more and brainstorm actions the city can take to advance priorities in each area
In addition, on June 25, Councilmember Tim Burgess’s office has invited Dr. Gary Slutkin to present a keynote address, Lessons from Chicago, How to Prevent Youth Violence.
When: Monday, June 15, 6:30 – 9:00 pm at Eckstein Middle School (Ravenna)
Thursday, June 25, 6:30 – 9:00 pm at The Hall at Fauntleroy (W. Seattle)
Where: June 15: Eckstein Middle School, 3003 NE 75th Street, 98115
June 25, The Hall at Fauntleroy, 9131 California Avenue SW, 98136
Why: City Council seeks the advice and ideas of its citizens in addressing the most pressing challenges that lie ahead for Seattle.
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