Northwest Center, an organization promoting the rights and independence of people with developmental disabilities, invites employers to show how being more inclusive can help their companies be more successful.
This "Inclusion Works" tour is a part of National Disability Employment Awareness Month.
Be sure to RSVP if you'd like to attend.
Inclusion Works tour, Thu, October 17, 7272 West Marginal Way S, Seattle, free.
Want to discuss and learn more about the conflict in Syria? Hear from some of the experts at World Affairs Council and Mercy Corps' panel discussion this Wednesday.
The panel includes: Resat Kasaba, Director at UW's Jackson School of International Studies; Cassandra Nelson, Mercy Corps Director of Syria Response and Communications; and Cengiz Çandar, an influential Turkish journalist who writes for Al-Monitor's Turkey Pulse and Radikal in Istanbul.
Syria: Close-up of a Crisis, Wed, October 16, 6:30–8pm, Town Hall Seattle (Great Hall), $10–$15.
Feast With Friends
Ready your appetite for a grand feast featuring acclaimed local chefs—including Tom Douglas, Greg Atkinson, and Brendan McGill—to support the public interest group Futurewise, aimed at promoting healthy communities and protecting the environment.
Feast With Friends, Tues, October 15, 6pm, Palace Ballroom 2100 5th Ave, Seattle, $100.
One Stop Ballot Shop
Hear from all the candidates on November's ballot at CityClub's mayoral debate/candidate forum (submit your mayoral questions for the debate here). Q13's C.R. Douglas and the Seattle Times and Geek Wire writer Mónica Guzmán will moderate the event.
One Stop Ballot Shop, Tues, October 15, 5:30–8pm, Seattle Center Armory, free.
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