‘Can Ferguson Happen Here?’ meeting Wednesday night

Tomorrow (Wednesday, September 10th) night, you’re invited to a meeting in which White Center Community Development Association‘s Sili Savusa is participating, tackling a question of interest to us all. As announced by King County Councilmember Dave Upthegrove (who provides more context here):

Public Meeting:
Can Ferguson Happen Here?

Can Ferguson Happen here? – An open panel discussion and audience questions about South King County’s relationship with King County law enforcement including:

· Militarization of the Police

· King County law enforcement’s relationship with our diverse communities

· Lessons learned from recent events in Ferguson, Missouri

King County Sheriff John Urquhart
King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg
Sili Savusa, White Center CDA
Dr. Edward Donalson, III, Kingdom Family Worship Center in Kent
Jorge Barón, Northwest Immigrant Rights Project
Jim Graddon, Member of advisory panel to King County’s Office of Law Enforcement
Oversight (OLEO)

The discussion is hosted by King County Councilmember Dave Upthegrove and moderated by local Emmy award winning broadcaster, Enrique Cerna.

September 10, 2014. Doors open at 6:30 pm. Panel discussion and audience questions from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm.

Tyee High School Cafeteria, 4424 S 188th Street, SeaTac

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3 Responses to “‘Can Ferguson Happen Here?’ meeting Wednesday night”

  1. Official video of this is at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6E2pyAtdwas

  2. any report back for how this meeting went?

  3. I wish we had been able to go. We weren’t … our direct coverage area had two other meetings we couldn’t skip, but we did at least want to let people know this was happening, so they could go if able/interested. *Edit – thanks to Tim for the video link! Didn’t know KCTV was recording it.*