Inslee to meet with Spokane students, community members Friday

Inslee to meet with Spokane students, community members Friday

Gov. Jay Inslee announced that he will meet with students speaking out against gun violence, discuss refugee services, learn about hands-on education, and celebrate a health care equity bill in Spokane on Friday.

Inslee will discuss proposals to reduce gun violence with students from the Spokane Area Student Council Against Gun Violence.

Inslee will also visit the West Valley Outdoor Learning Center to see how the center assists middle school students who are interested in careers in wildlife biology, education, and earth sciences.

Inslee will also meet with staff and refugees at World Relief Spokane, a nonprofit organization that provides immigration, legal and job placement services for those seeking a better life in the United States.

Finally, Inslee will meet with members of the Marshallese community to celebrate the recent passage of a bill to expand health care coverage for Washingtonians from the Marshall Islands and other Conference of Free Association (COFA) nations.

His agenda can be found below:

Friday, April 27
1:30 p.m. – West Valley Outdoor Learning Center tour
Location: West Valley Outdoor Learning Center (8706 E. Upriver Drive, Spokane Valley)

2:40 p.m. – World Relief Spokane meeting on refugee services
Location: World Relief Spokane (1522 N. Washington St., #204, Spokane)

3:40 p.m. – Meeting with student leaders against gun violence
Location: Westminster Congregational United Church of Christ (411 S. Washington St., Spokane)

4:45 p.m. – Marshallese community health care celebration
Location: Harmon Field (6018 N. Regal St., Spokane)