Bites & Ballots: A Candidate Forum on Education
October 10, 2023
The 2023 Bites & Ballots: Candidate Forum on Education is on Tuesday, October 10, 2023 from 6 to 8 p.m. It is a public, free and accessible event for parents (bring your family) to share a free meal with Seattle School Board & City Council candidates. This is your opportunity to meet local candidates up close and personal and ask them your questions about schools directly!
Attendees are encouraged to RSVP and submit questions in advance through an online form, available by clicking one of the following languages: Amharic, Cantonese, English, Oromo, Tigrinya, Vietnamese, Somali and Spanish.
The event program will include a free family style meal during brief opening remarks before attendees move into small, intimate roundtables that candidates will cycle through, allowing more personal questions and one-on-one face time. Candidates and community members will cover key issues top of mind related to public education, such as:
- Funding for schools
- Equity and access to quality education
- Curriculum development and innovation
- Community engagement and partnership
- School safety and student well-being
- Date: Tuesday, October 10, 2023
- Time: 6 to 8 p.m.
- Location: Rainier Avenue Church, 5900 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, WA 98118
Language translation and interpretation will be available for ASL, Amharic, Cantonese, Oromo, Tigrinya, Vietnamese, Somali and Spanish.
Transit access is available with nearby King County Metro bus lines 7, 106 and their on-call flexible options.
The event will also be live-streamed for those unable to attend in person.