What’s being done here at home to support working families and broaden the middle class?
Join EOI on March 26th at 6:30 p.m. in Seattle to hear about local solutions to economic inequality from the leaders championing them.
We’ll be joined by Washington State Representative Jessyn Farrell to discuss her work towards raising Washington’s minimum wage to $12 an hour; Washington State Representative Laurie Jinkins will share updates from her fight to pass paid sick days; and Seattle City Council President Tim Burgess will talk about his proposal to bring universal preschool to Seattle.
Who: Local leaders working to address economic inequality including Representative Jessyn Farrell, Representative Laurie Jinkins and Seattle City Councilmember Tim Burgess.
What: Taking on Inequality in Our Own Backyard
Where: The Board Room, 2100 Building, 2100 24th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98144
When: Wednesday, March 26th, 6:30 p.m.
Cost: Free, donations accepted
RSVP: Required. Register here.
There has been a lot in the news lately about economic inequality. Last year, former U.S. Secretary of Labor Robert Reich started a national conversation on income disparity through his groundbreaking documentary Inequality for All.
Even though economic inequality is a complex, institutional crisis, local action – from early education to living wages – can play a vital role in addressing it. Come find out how!
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