Presented as part of the FROM ISLAND PRESS SERIES, TOWN HALL CENTER FOR CIVIC LIFE, in association with ISLAND WOOD and ELLIOTT BAY BOOK COMPANY. Along with Thomas W. Sanchez, Marc Brenman is co-author of Planning as if People Matter: Governing for Social Equity (Island Press), which raises questions and addresses concerns sometimes overlooked in urban planning policies. "An incisive analysis of the most urgent issue facing America: how to build a nation in which all people can participate and prosper. This book is both a call to action and a practical guide for infusing equity principles into planning and governance." - Angela Glover Blackwell. $5 tickets are available at the door starting at 6:30 p.m., or in advance via www.strangertickets.com. Town Hall Seattle is at 1119 Eighth Avenue (at Seneca). Preferred seating for Town Hall members. For more information on this evening, please call Elliott Bay at (206) 624-6600, Town Hall at (206) 652-4255, or see www.townhallseattle.org.