Legislative Summit - Expo 74 50th celebration

Jun 21st

Hosted by The Lands Council, this event picks up where Expo '74's Environmental Symposium left off. While a lot of important environmental case studies and solutions were discussed, the criticism at the time was that not enough policy makers attended Expo '74, therefore no driving policies to combat Global Warming or Climate Change were put into place. Fifty years later, we're picking up where Expo '74 left off! At the Legislative Summit, legislators and local area experts will craft legislation on six locally important topics with a Climate Justice thread running through them; these proposed bills will be sponsored in the 2025 Legislative Session and could possibly become law if passed.

Please see the schedule of the day on our website for more details: Events — The Lands Council.

The day will start with a Native Opening Ceremony, and City of Spokane Mayor Lisa Brown as well as Gov. Jay Inslee will be the speakers at breakfast. This event is hosted in collaboration with the Tribal Pillar and features a symbolic salmon release and prayer at noon, as well as a traditional canoe race on the Spokane River to mark the end of the Legislative Summit. The last event is a traditional salmon and bison dinner with Indigenous side dishes to round off the day. Please see the full program on our website and register at this link.

Spokane Convention Center

332 W Spokane Falls Blvd
Spokane, WA 99201

  • Admission: Free
  • Time: 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM