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Council candidate hosting forum on homelessness


Last updated 9/23/2021 at 10:17am

Janelle Cass

Janelle Cass participated in the Hand Up Project clean-up effort of a south Everett encampment, where an estimated 10,000 needles had been discarded by homeless addicts.

Edmond business owner Janelle Cass will be hosting a citizens' forum, "Drug Addiction and Homelessness: What have we learned from Seattle?"2-3:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 2, at the covered shelter at Yost Park.

It will take place rain or shine.

Cass a candidate for Edmonds City Council position 2, faces Will Chen in the November general election.

"This will be a focused discussion featuring panelists who are working in the field with homeless addicts in various capacities," Cass said.

"While homelessness and addiction are not always linked, the focus of this forum will be about those who's home...

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