Local Action/Global Impact with Mayor Marilyn Strickland
October 19, 2017 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
The phrase “think global, act local” is a call to arms of local activism. It is probably most strongly associated with environmental issues, but has been applied as well in many other policy realms, including trade, immigration, transportation, healthcare, and education. The City of Tacoma’s Mayor Marilyn Strickland argues that there has been a shift from national to local governments, such as Tacoma, in seeking progress on these issues.
Mayor Marilyn Strickland was sworn in as Mayor of Tacoma in January 2010, and previously served as a city council member. Born in Seoul, Strickland is a graduate of the University of Washington and holds a master’s degree in business administration from Clark-Atlanta University. She has been recognized by the National League of Cities Women in Municipal Government for outstanding local leadership and was recognized as the 2015 Washington Trade Hero by the Washington Council on International Trade.
This event is hosted by Shoreline Community College’s Global Affairs Center.
This event is free to the public. To sign up, click here.