This public forum video explores The Possibilities for a Public Bank in Seattle and was held December 10, 2014 at University Temple United Methodist Church in Seattle. It covers introductory information on public banking, featuring public banking models in Germany, North Dakota, and beyond, and explores options for establishing a public bank in Seattle. It includes high quality presentations by
Wayne Lau, Executive Director of Rainier Valley Community Development Fund
Sen. Bob Hasegawa, WA State 11th Legislative District
Nick Licata, Seattle City Councilmember
Karl Beitel, Director, Public Bank Project
Thomas Keidel, Federation of German Banks, and
Gwendolyn Hallsmith, Public Banking Institute
A brief question and answer session with the audience follows.