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Sawant unveils budget amendments, plans for community investments
Sawant unveils plan to defund remaining 2020 Seattle Police budget, invest in BIPOC communities
7/30/202055:55

Councilmember Kshama Sawant (District 3, Central Seattle), chair of the Council's Sustainability and Renters Rights Committee, announces amendments she will introduce at the Friday, July 31, 2020 City Council Budget Committee. The amendments incorporate the Black Lives Matter movement's demands that the remaining 2020 Seattle Police budget be cut by 50%, with those funds invested in Black and Brown working-class communities.


Speakers include:
Councilmember Kshama Sawant, City of Seattle

Sam Sumpter, UAW 4121

Bruce Jackson, Educator

Rev. Dr. Robert Jeffrey, Sr., Pastor, New Hope Missionary Baptist Church 

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