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Sawant urges colleagues to pass Right to Counsel legislation
Sawant urges colleagues to pass Right to Counsel legislation
3/29/202132:28

Councilmember Kshama Sawant (District 3, Central Seattle), chair of the Council's Sustainability and Renters Rights Committee, eviction defense experts, and renter advocates share why the Seattle City Council should vote for Right to Counsel legislation without any means testing or other loopholes.The legislation would for the first time give Seattle tenants the right to legal aid when facing eviction. 

Speakers include:

Councilmember Kshama Sawant, City of Seattle

Jacob Shear, Real Change Real Change Vendor

Sharon Crowley, UAW 

Edmund Witter, Housing Justice Project 

Violet Lavatai, Executive Director, Tenants Union of Washington State 

Maya Garfinkel, Organizing Director, Be:Seattle and coalition member of Stay Housed Stay Healthy

Anastasia Schaadhardt, UAW 4121 member

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