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For Today

The State of Civil Liberties in the Supreme Court

National ACLU legal director Steve Shapiro will discuss April’s gay marriage Supreme Court case and other important cases that the big court has taken up recently involving issues such as government surveillance, access to birth control, voting rights, and injustice in the criminal system.

Find out how our civil liberties are changing. Shapiro will use his counsel expertise to break down all that courtroom jargon.  

The State of Civil Liberties in Supreme Court, Mon, June 15, 7:30pm, Town Hall Seattle, 1119 Eighth Ave, $5

For Tuesday

Smart Growth Seattle Tackles Low-Rise Legislation at Tuesday's PLUS Committee

Smart Growth Seattle is planning to oppose city council member Tom Rasmussen's nine amendments to low-rise legislation at the Planning Land Use and Sustainability Committee Tuesday afternoon. The org is concerned that these changes to the zoning code could make it harder to add density to neighborhoods. 

Density fans can sign Smart Growth's online petition online.

Planning, Land Use, and Sustainability Committee, Tue, June 16, 2pm, Seattle City Hall Council Chambers, 600 Fourth Ave, Free

Advance Notice for June 19

Transit Talks Presents: Building Human Habitats

This week in Transit Talks, UW School of Public Health's Howard Frumkin, MD, will explore the intersection of health and transportation. Grab lunch with Transportation Choices and learn more about how transportation and the built environment impact your health.

Transit Talks are a fun way to dig into complex transportation policy, on regional and statewide levels. Make sure to register beforehand to snag a spot.

Transit Talks Presents: Building Human Habitats, Fri, June 19, 12:30pm, Seattle City Hall Bertha Knight Landes Room, 600 Fourth Ave, Free with RSVP


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