Symposium on Income Inequality - Thursday, March 27th
Join us Thursday, March 27th at Seattle University for a free day-long conference hosted by the Mayor's Income Inequality Advisory Committee, where leaders in the field will discuss the latest data and information about wages, the economy, and inequality. Our Research Director, Lori Pfingst, will be one of the keynote speakers.
At the symposium, experts will unveil new research commissioned by the Mayor’s office on how a $15 minimum wage would affect workers and our local economy.
The symposium will feature leading local & national thinkers on income inequality, including:
- Mayor Ed Murray
- Dorian Warren, Columbia University
- Saru Jayaraman, Restaurant Opportunities Center
- Michael Reich and Ken Jacobs, UC Berkeley
- Lori Pfingst, Washington State Budget & Policy Center
- Marieka Klawitter and Bob Plotnik, University of Washington
- Paul Sonn, National Employment Law Project
- Local elected officials from San Francisco, Chicago, and Philadelphia
For more information about the event, click here.
Coffee, tea, and snacks will be provided, and lunch may be purchased as part of your registration for $5.