September 26, 2012
Vol: 19 No: 39


Forums to focus on housing and seniors

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With the elections coming up, groups have organized forums so that voters can make informed choices when they fill out their ballots.

A legislative candidates’ forum on Washington’s “aging readiness” is being organized by the Seattle Human Services Department and a variety of seniors groups. It will be from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 1 at Mercer Island Community Center, 8236 SE 24th St. There will be time for questions from the audience.

This event is free to the public, but registration is required (

The Housing Consortium, a group of affordable housing advocates, is also sponsoring a series of free, non-partisan legislative forums for districts around the region.

For North King County and North Seattle, including legislative districts 1, 32, 36 and 46, the forum will be from

6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 27 at Haller Lake United Methodist Church, 13055 First Ave. NE.

For legislative districts 11, 34, 37 and 43 in Central and South Seattle, there will be a forum from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 4 at Southside Commons, 3518 S. Edmunds St.

In East King County, a forum for legislative districts 5, 41, 45 and 48 will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 24 at Jubilee reach, 14200 SE 13th Pl., Bellevue.

You can RSVP or get more information by visiting the Housing Development Consortium website,



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