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Juneteenth celebration focuses on Seattle black history
Juneteenth celebration focuses on Seattle black history
6/20/20191:33:58

Seattle Public Utilities African American Affinity Group hosts a Juneteenth Celebration including a discussion on Seattle black history; a special presentation to Council President Bruce Harrell; and a keynote by activist Eddie Rye, Jr.

Speakers:

Mami Hara, CEO, Seattle Public Utilities  

Ken Snipes, Division Director, Seattle Public Utilities  

Emeka Anyanwu, Officer, Seattle City Light 

Mayor Jenny A. Durkan, City of Seattle

Cheryl Jones, Seattle Public Utilities

Lawrence Bigham, Black Employees Assoc. Chair, Seattle City Light 

Marta Idowu, Policy Analyst, Seattle Office for Civil Rights  

Council President Bruce Harrell, City of Seattle  

Eddie Rye, Jr., Seattle Activist  

Anita White, AAAG Chair, Seattle Public Utilities

Marriah Collins, Blacks in Govt., Finance & Admin. Services  

Iona McKenzie, Black Ops Caucus, Seattle Dept. of Transportation 

Katoya Grant, Admin. Staff Analyst, Seattle Public Utilities  

Detective Denise 'Cookie' Bouldin, Seattle Police Dept.  

Christopher Tipton, Traffic Signal Design Specialist, Seattle Dept. of Transportation

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