Tonight we’ll be livetweeting the first major CNU25 Conference seminar on the topic of “Combating the Suburbanization of Poverty” from the auditorium of Benaroya Hall. Throughout the week, we’ll also showcase our live on-the-ground reporting at the convention. Speaking at tonight’s seminar are:

  • Dow Constantine, King County Executive
  • Chenoa Egawa, Ceremonial Leader and Activist (Coast Salish of the Lummi and S’Kallam Nations of Washington State)
  • Rebecca Saldaña, Washington State Senator
  • Elizabeth Kneebone, Fellow, Brookings Institution
  • Scott Bernstein, Founder, Center for Neighborhood Technology
  • Charles Ellison, Correspondent, Politico
  • Kim Powe, Climate Justice Director and Acting Deputy Director, Puget Sound Sage
  • De’Sean Quinn, Councilmember, City of Tukwila
  • Gene Duvernoy, Founder, Forterra

Stay tuned for live updates from the box below.

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Doug Trumm is the executive director of The Urbanist. An Urbanist writer since 2015, he dreams of pedestrianizing streets, blanketing the city in bus lanes, and unleashing a mass timber building spree to end the affordable housing shortage and avert our coming climate catastrophe. He graduated from the Evans School of Public Policy and Governance at the University of Washington. He lives in East Fremont and loves to explore the city on his bike.