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For Today

Meaningful Movies Presents ‘E-Team’

Friday’s Meaningful Movies feature follows four members of the Emergencies Team (E-Team) of the Human Rights Watch, a group that addresses human rights crises all over the world. E-Team documents their crossing of the Syrian border to conduct investigations of the Syrian Civil War, giving voice to stories that would otherwise go unheard. 

Catch the film and a special discussion with the Seattle Human Rights Commission afterward. 

Meaningful Movies Presents ‘E Team’, Fri, July 17, 7pm, Beacon Hill Meaningful Movies, 2336 15th Ave S, Free

For Monday

Sawant and Licata Debate in Favor of Rent Control in Seattle

With average rents in Seattle’s neighborhoods ranging from $1,063 to $1,871 per month and 47 percent of tenants feeling burdened by rent rates, rent control is the cause celebre for local lefties. Council members Kshama Sawant and Nick Licata will argue why Seattle needs rent control. Developer lobbyist Roger Valdez and Ellensburg Republican state representative Matt Manweller will try to challenge Seattle’s conventional lefty wisdom on this academic issue.

Debate: Rent Control in Seattle? Mon, July 20, 6pm, Town Hall Seattle, 1119 Eighth Ave, Free

Advance Notice for July 23

Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the ADA

Thursday's brown bag event celebrates the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act with speakers, personal stories, and a Q&A session. Pop into City Hall during your lunch hour for an educational moment with the Seattle Commission for People With Disabilities. The event is free, accessible, and provides ASL translators. BYOF.

Lunch and Learn: Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the ADA, Thu, July 23, 12pm, Seattle City Hall Council Chambers, 600 Fourth Ave, Free

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