Let’s Talk About Food

Community Conversation March 22nd

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What to expect –

6 PM Free food and drink samples from vendors who will be at this year’s Lake City Farmers Market plus information tables.

6:45 – Welcome and Speakers on Food Issues in our Community. Including a representative from our District 5 Council Office and Esther Magasis, Food Bank Manager at Jewish Family Services food bank, to discuss Fare Worker Rights.

7:15 We will have a performance from Spoken Word Artist Jasmin Veeh. Jasmin is a young writer and artist from Germany, but has lived in Seattle for almost two years now. Her latest project are short stories, poems and artwork about a soup kitchen for the homeless that she is volunteering in since she arrived in the US, and especially the people she met there. Kris Curtis with the Seattle Farmer’s Market will also address the audience.

Approximately 7:30 – Group discussions on food issues and identification of priorities with an emphasis on action items for our community.

8:05-8:30 – Report out from group discussions and wrap up.

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February 8th Community Conversation

Join Us for the First Community Conversation of 2017

Topic: Hate Crimes

We will hear from Jim Ritter with the Seattle Police Department’s SAFE Place initiative along with representatives from the Department of Justice on how the government is dealing with these issues. We will also be hearing the personal story of one of our own local businesses. Time has been allotted for questions and public comment.

Free Food will be provided courtesy of LakeĀ  City Future First from 6-6:30 with the Awareness Forum beginning at 6:30.