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Monday, November 18, 2019
6:00-8:30 p.m.

Seattle Center Exhibition Hall – 301 Mercer St, Seattle
Free and Open to All


King County’s 2019 behavioral health legislative forum will include:

  • Opportunities for community members to connect with legislators and county councilmembers before the program.
  • Remarks by King County Executive Dow Constantine.
  • King County’s proposed behavioral health legislative priorities for 2020.
  • Compelling personal stories from individuals in behavioral health recovery.
  • The perspectives and priorities of legislators and county councilmembers.

Legislators already confirmed (as of 10/7/19) include: Rep. Kloba (1st), Councilmember Kohl-Welles (4th), Rep. Callan (5th), Rep. Bergquist (11th), Rep. Davis (32nd), Sen. Salomon (32nd), Rep. Gregerson (33rd), Sen. Carlyle (36th), Sen. Dhingra (45th), Rep. Goodman (45th), Rep. Springer (45th), Rep. Pollet (46th), Sen. Kuderer (48th)

During the program, interpretation will be available in Spanish, Vietnamese, Russian, and American Sign Language.

For those who can arrive early, a fun and interactive Recovery in Action event will begin at 4:30pm before the forum.

To add the forum to your calendar, click "Add to Calendar" on the forum's Eventbrite Page or RSVP on Facebook. For more social media resources, see the Legislative Forum Toolkit.



2018 Legislative Forum Participants by the numbers:

  • Around 800 community members
  • 17 state legislators & 2 county councilmembers
  • 31 total federal/state/county legislative offices represented
  • 15 legislators met informally with at least 175 constituents
  • 53 community organization co-sponsors
  • View the video of the 2018 Legislative Forum Program!

Find out more about King County's behavioral health
legislative priorities and state legislative results for 2019.

Contact Us

Phone 206-263-9000

TTY Relay: 711

Fax: 206-296-0583