Social Justice Breakfast
Breakfast is served with a side of social justice at the Washington Community Action Network’s annual Social Justice Breakfast. This year’s theme, “Growing Grassroots, Building Power,” will feature keynote speaker Ai-jen Poo, the director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance.
Social Justice Breakfast, Thu, September 26, 7:30–9am, Seattle Machinists Hall, 9125 15th Pl. S, Seattle, $60.
How do we balance innovation and growth with our climate goals?
Northeastern University Seattle is holding a panel discussion with Northeastern prof John Fitzgerald, the author of Emerald Cities: Urban Sustainability & Economic Development; Greg Johnson, president of local office building management group Wright Runstad; the director of sustaianability from Intel Europe; and, in case this all sounds a bit too corporate—Hillary Franz, director of the green super heroes at Futurwise, the local pro-transit, pro-sustainability, pro-density legal and legislative force.
The New Tech Challenge: Matching Industry Growth with Sustainable Development, Wed, September 25, noon–1pm, 401 Terry Ave N, Suite 103, Seattle, free.
Happy Hour with the League of Women Voters
Have a drink or two with the League of Women Voters of Washington, a nonpartisan organization that encourages citizen engagement in government affairs. The happy hour will include opportunities to update voter registration information, win prizes, and learn more about the league.
League of Women Voters of Washington happy hour, Wed, September 25, 4–6pm, Vance Building, 1402 3rd Ave, Suite 430, Seattle, free.
As part of the Center City Initiative—a city-led push to improve public safety, transit, and human services downtown—the Downtown Seattle Association, city, and King County Metro are unveiling new street improvement proposals for Third Avenue.
Learn what's in store for Third Avenue and give your feedback at this open house at Benaroya Hall.
Third Avenue Design Open House, Tuesday, September 24, 3pm–6pm, Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Boeing Company Gallery, free.
West Seattle Transit Coalition
After months of talks concerning the transit changes soon taking place in Seattle, several West Seattle groups have decided to form a West Seattle Transit Coalition. Bring your ideas about King County Metro cuts or the end of the SR-99 Viaduct to the coalition's first meeting, is tonight.
West Seattle Transit Coalition meeting, Tues, September 24, 6:30pm, High Point Neighborhood House, 6400 Sylvan Way SW, Seattle, free.
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