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The Urbanist Monthly Meetup

  • Elephant & Castle 1415 5th Avenue Seattle, WA, 98101 United States (map)

The Urbanist's monthly social, see their Facebook event for more info:

Join us for our monthly social! Free and open to the public. At 6:30pm we'll continue our speaker series.

This month we'll be joined by King County Councilmember Kathy Lambert, who represents the District 3 region east of Lake Sammamish.

Kathy serves as Chair of the Council’s Regional Water Quality Committee and is the Vice Chair of the Budget and Fiscal Management Committee, the Law & Justice Committee and the Health, Housing and Human Services Committee. She is also a member of the Boards of Directors of Hopelink, the Eastside Human Services Forum and Public Health Seattle & King County.

Some of Kathy’s passions include working to end homelessness, protecting the survivors of domestic violence and working to ensure that government is both efficient and effective. This includes using the latest technology to serve the residents of King County. She was a driving force behind bringing Safe Place, an outreach program designed to provide access to immediate help and safety for youth in crisis to King County.

Prior to serving on the King County Council, Kathy was a State Representative from the 45th District for seven years. She received her BA and her teaching credential from the University of Washington. Kathy taught school for sixteen years and is also a published poet and author of a children’s book about the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.