Election Forum on Trade Policy and the Economy, October 16, 2008, BCC

The Washington Fair Trade Coalition is the proud organizer of our Election Forum on Trade Policy and the Economy. At this crucial time in the run up to national elections, it is important to discuss pivotal issues – especially free and fair trade. This non-partisan forum will give people in our community the opportunity to ask community leaders questions on how to improve our trade policy.

Speakers included: Darcy Burner (D) – Candidate WA 8th Congressional District; James Postma (R) – Candidate, WA 9th Congressional District; Larry Ishmael (R) – Candidate, WA 1st Congressional District; David Henry – International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers local 751; Kathleen Ridihalgh – Sierra Club Cascade Chapter; Gaylan Prescott – United Steelworkers district 12.

Co-sponsors: Bellevue Community College ASG Legislative Committee; Bellevue Community College Center for Liberal Arts; Washington State Labor Council; MLK Jr County Labor Council.