Let’s talk about the multiple shootings in Seattle and how this city can move forward. Join us for a live chat with at noon on Wednesday, June 13. Our guests will include a representative of Seattle Police Department’s command staff, Prometheus Brown of the hip-hop act Blue Scholars, musician and Cafe Racer regular Andrew J. Swanson and executive director of the 4C Coalition Hazel Cameron.
Here’s the chat lineup:
12 p.m. to 12:15 p.m. Jim Pugel, Seattle Police Department assistant chief.
12:15 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. Prometheus Brown, also known as George Quibuyen, wrote a song about the shootings in a Sunday Seattle Times guest column. Check out his video and lyrics here.
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12:30 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. Hazel Cameron is executive director of the 4C Coalition, which mentors at-risk youth. Our editorial writer Lynne K. Varner wrote about mentoring as a way to protect the public from street violence.
12:45 p.m. to 1 p.m. Andrew J. Swanson is a musician and Cafe Racer regular who wrote this moving op-ed for us about the friends he lost in the shooting and how we can honor them.