Bob Santos and Larry Gossett Talk ‘The Gang of Four’
Gang of Four members (no, not the 1970s punk band, nor the infamous Chinese cultural revolution Maoists) Bob Santos and and King County council member Larry Gossett, along with the late Bernie Whitebear and Roberto Maestas, made historical strides on local social justice issues like civil rights, development, poverty, fishing rights, and gentrification. The next month brings a series of events celebrating the publication of The Gang of Four: Four Leaders, Four Communities, One Friendship, starting with Wednesday’s speakers panel at Elliott Bay Books.
Bob Santos, Larry Gossett, and Others Talk ‘The Gang of Four’, Wed, July 22, 7pm, Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave, Free
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
Advance Notice for July 28
John Roderick Meet and Greet Merges Music and Politics
You heard right—John Roderick of the Long Winters is running for Seattle City Council's position eight against renters rights leader Jon Grant and city council president Tim Burgess. "Vote Roderick Road to the Primary" functions as a music-infused opportunity for supporters to chat with him in person, and is free with RSVP. Roderick's got big ideas for the city—come see what all the ruckus is about.
Vote Roderick Road to the Primary, Tue, July 28, 6pm, Columbia City Theater, 4916 Rainier Ave S, Free with RSVP
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