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Riki Ott, Marine Biologist, Activist, Environmentalist, Author in a Public Forum May 18th at UWT

Wednesday, May 18th, 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm, May 18th 2011

The Tatoosh Group is Co-sponsoring an appearance by Riki Ott:

TACOMA, WASHINGTON Wednesday, May 18

Brown Bag Lunch Forum 12:30 UW - Tacoma Campus · Rm BH 106

Community Forum 6 PM (5:30 PM - Reception & Refreshments)Longshoreman's Hall, UW-Tacoma 1710 Market Street, Tacoma, WA

From oil spills to Move to Amend

FEATURED SPEAKERS:

  • Riki Ott, Ph.D, marine biologist, environmental activist
  • Craig Salins, Exec. Director, Washington Public Campaigns
  • Todd Iverson, Co-founder of America In Solidarity and Pierce Progress and former candidate for Pierce County Council

Panelists from concerned Pierce County organizations will present ways they have been affected by the U.S. Supreme Court's Citizens United ruling. This decision has given corporations unfettered ability to spend money to influence elections, politicians, and legislation.

Both sides of the case for an amendment overturning the Supreme Court ruling will be presented. A discussion period will follow.

CO-SPONSORS: League of Women Voters of Tacoma/Pierce county The Sierra Club – Pierce Group Washington Public Campaigns · WashPIRG

CONTACT: Martin Nyberg 253-678-1975 Pierce County Chapter of Washington Public Campaigns

Download half-page flier (PDF)

MORE INFORMATION: www.washclean.org · www.rikiott.com

 

For details, please contact Dorothy Walker.