Sea Beez, a coalition of local ethnic media, and the Urban Enterprise Center, the multicultural arm of the Greater Seattle Chamber of Commerce, are co-sponsoring a Candidates Meet & Greet and Initiative Debates.



  • Date: October 15,2010
  • Time: 5-8 pm
  • Location: Life Enrichment Store-5023 Rainier Ave S
  • Schedule: 5-6pm: Candidates Meet & Greet 6-7pm: Debate on I-1098 (State Income Tax), Bill Gates Sr. representing Yes on 1098 and Mike Sotelo representing Defeat 1098 7-8pm: Debate on 1100/1105 (Privatization of liquor sales in WA state).

This will be an excellent opportunity to meet political candidates, better understand initiatives, and voice our concerns about how we live in the Northwest and the US. Please spread the word to members of your communities. Feel free to invite candidates and their campaign representatives to the Meet & Greet so that they have an opportunity to meet Multicultural Business Development Organization (MBDO) leadership and the local ethnic media.

Questions? Please email Norman Sigler (UEC) at or Julie Pham (Sea Beez) at